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Video: El Salvador 2 – USA 2 (HQ World Cup Qualifying Highlights)

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Video: El Salvador 2 – USA 2 (HQ World Cup Qualifying Highlights)

The US men’s national soccer team came from two goals down in the final 20 minutes of Saturday’s FIFA World Cup 2010 Qualifer against El Salvador to earn a 2-2 draw.

Substitute Jozy Altidore started the comeback in the 77th minute and Frankie Hejduk followed with the tying goal in the 88th. Both goals were headers against an El Salvador team seemingly energized by their 30,500 rowdy fans at the Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador.

United States vs. El Salvador
Date: March 28, 2009
Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying; Final Round
Venue: Estadio Cuscatlán, San Salvador
Kickoff: 7 p.m. MT
Attendance: 30,500
Weather: 73 degrees, clear

Scoring Summary:
SLV — Eliseo Quintanilla (Osael Romero) 15th minute
SLV — Cristian Castillo (Rodolfo Zelaya) 72
USA — Jozy Altidore (Frankie Hejduk) 77
USA — Frankie Hejduk 88

Lineups:
USA: 18-Brad Guzan; 2-Frankie Hejduk, 14-Danny Califf, 3-Carlos Bocanegra (capt.), 15-Heath Pearce (9-Jozy Altidore, 61); 16-Sacha Kljestan (6-José Francisco Torres, 72), 12-Michael Bradley (13-Maurice Edu, 95+), 10-Landon Donovan, 7-DaMarcus Beasley; 11-Brian Ching, 8-Clint Dempsey
Subs not used: 1-Marcus Hahnemann, 5-Jay DeMerit, 4-Pablo Mastroeni, 17-Jonathan Spector
Head Coach: Bob Bradley

SLV: 18-Miguel Montes (1-Juan Jose Gomez, 75), 12-Manuel Salazar, 3-Marvin González, 2-Mardoqueo Henríquez, 15-Alfredo Pacheco, 6-Julio Martínez, 7-Ramon Sánchez, 17-Cristian Castillo, 8-Osael Romero, 10-Eliseo Quintanilla (4-Dennis Alas, 82), 11-Rodolfo Zelaya (16-Carlos Ayala, 80)
Subs not used: 5-Luis Hernandez, 13-Deris Umanazor, 14-William Torres, 9-Rudis Corrales
Head Coach: Carlos de los Cobos

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