June 19, 2013 at 10:34 AM
Video: Jozy Altidore scores in fourth-straight USMNT game to beat Honduras, 1-0
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Here are the video highlights from the U.S. men’s national team’s 1-0 home win Tuesday against Honduras in World Cup qualifying. Here is some coverage from The Washington Post, MLSsoccer.com, SI.com, FOX Soccer and Goal.com, and here are some postgame notes:
— The USMNT improved to 23-0-2 at home in qualifying since the end of 2001.
— The USMNT improves to 13-4-3 against Honduras, 10-2-2 at home, 5-2-1 in qualifiers.
— ESPN has the USMNT with a 99.7% chance of qualifying for the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
— Jozy Altidore scored in a fourth-straight USMNT game, tying a federation record with William Looby, Eric Wynalda, Brian McBride, Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan (twice).
— More on Altidore from SI.com, ESPN.com, Soccer By Ives and ProSoccerTalk.
— Clint Dempsey earned his 99th cap.
— Jermaine Jones returned from a concussion suffered in Jamaica.
— Graham Zusi returned from suspension while DaMarcus Beasley served his suspension (each for yellow-card accumulation).
— Players currently on a yellow card: Altidore, Jones, Michael Bradley, Matt Besler, Geoff Cameron, Brad Davis, Clint Dempsey, Brad Evans, Tim Howard, Fabian Johnson.
— Player ratings from MLSsoccer.com, ESPN.com, Soccer By Ives, ProSoccerTalk, The New York Times and SI.com.
— The CONCACAF Gold Cup is up next as players will report July 1 in San Diego. The team hosts Guatemala in a tuneup on July 5. The first group game against Belize is July 9.
#USMNT is the fifth team with 13+ points through six Hex games. All four others qualified for the World Cup.
— Paul Carr (@PCarrESPN) June 19, 2013
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