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U.S. MNT Defeats GUA in WC Qualifier

Now, winning in Guatemala is no easy task. Winning anywhere on the road isn’t actually, so it’s an excellent start to this World Cup qualifying round to pick up three points. In spite of the win though, I took away only one really positive thing from this match, the knowledge that Howard may be the [...]

World Cup Qualifying News

Mexico needed a pair of late goals from Pavel Pardo to avoid defeat at their fabled Azteca Stadium on Thursday, while the USA earned a hard fought victory in Guatemala City. The U.S. match report is here. In the other match in the U.S. group Trinidad and Tobago got two goals from Keon Daniel as [...]

Huge Win For U.S. In World Cup Qualifying

It wasn’t pretty but the U.S. Men’s National Team earned their first-ever FIFA World Cup qualifying win in Guatemala on Wednesday night behind a Carlos Bocanegra goal. It was a hard-fought match in very hostile circumstances that saw seven yellow cards, two red cards and 40 total fouls. If you have not seen the the [...]