After a week they would like to forget, the USMNT returned to winning ways in the Copa America on Saturday, beating Honduras 2-1. The US offense was effective, creating depth and pressure against an opponent that struggled to move the ball on the ground. In the second half, Christian Pulisic scored the winner with a header in the second minute of stoppage time.
In the week leading up to the game, U.S. soccer fans began plotting gamesmanship against their CONCACAF rivals. These efforts, dubbed “Project Mayhem” in a wink at the film “Fight Club,” saw the Americans coordinating harassment efforts at the United States’ hotels and on the field. During the game, the American fans attempted to annoy Hondurans with prank calls and various noisemakers.
The U.S. team had three goals in the first half. Acosta added his third in the 64th minute. Pulisic had not scored on a dead-ball set piece in his previous 10 qualifiers, and he had only scored once in the last six. The U.S. squad was able to win despite cold temperatures, which were 5 degrees in the game. Three Honduran players were substituted at halftime, and two were taken to the hospital with hypothermia.
Despite a chilly Colorado winter, the USMNT has come back from a rough patch in their recent history. They have reached the World Cup quarterfinals and the Gold Cup’s knockout stages, and have even won the Hexagonal tournament. Now the USMNT has beaten Honduras, which explains their 3-0 win over the Central American nation.
After a week theyd prefer to forget, the USMNT came out with a win in Chicago on June 6, 2009. With the game, the USMNT was able to regain their unbeaten record in the CONCACAF group. The victory in Chicago was a relief for the USMNT. Despite the boos and the squabbles in the first half, the U.S. is still on top.
The USMNT was the only team to beat Honduras in the 2017 World Cup qualifier. The win was a win after a week they’d preferred to forget. The victory also helped USMNT improve their CONCACAF standings. This is their fourth consecutive World Cup qualifying win. They are currently second in CONCACAF after beating Honduras.
The USMNT’s last game was a win in a World Cup qualifying group. Defeating Honduras in this round is crucial for their future as a team. And with this win, the team has finally broken their losing streak in the group. Unlike a week ago, the USMNT will have to travel over 2,000 miles from Honduras after a week they’d like to forget.
A win over Honduras would be a significant step in the USMNT’s bid to qualify for the World Cup. However, the team must remain confident. This is an important game for both the US and the Hondurans. Having the win will give the US a boost in the World Cup. It is a big win for the Hondurans, but it’s not the first one for USMNT.
El Salvador’s trip to Indiana, where they could train for a week in cold conditions, will give them an advantage during the game against the USMNT. This win will be crucial for the USMNT. With a win, the USMNT will be in a position to qualify for the next World Cup. The goal of the game is to avoid a draw. The match is not over until Honduras has won its last two matches in the Hex.
The USMNT’s World Cup qualifying campaign has been a tough slog. The team has lost their last four games in a row and had a tough time finding a way to qualify for the tournament. But the USMNT is back on track, beating Honduras 3-0. While this is not a victory, it is a victory for the USMNT and a positive sign for their chances of the finals.