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Video: USA 2 –Honduras 1 (World Cup Qualifying Highlights & Post Game Press Conference)

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Video: USA 2 –Honduras 1 (World Cup Qualifying Highlights & Post Game Press Conference)

The U.S. National soccer team came from one goal down on Saturday night to register a win against Honduras in Chicago in their final CONCACAF FIFA World Cup 2010 qualifier before heading off to the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup.

Landon Donovan’s penalty kick and a game-winning header from team captain Carlos Bocanegra in the 68th minute in front of 55,647 fans at Soldier Field was enough for the USA to secure victory.

Match: United States vs. Honduras
Date: June 6, 2009
Competition: FIFA World Cup Qualifying; Final Round
Venue: Soldier Field — Chicago
Kickoff: 7:27 p.m. CT
Attendance: 55,647
Weather: Partly cloudy, 53 degrees

Scoring Summary:
HON — Carlos Costly (Carlos Pavon) 5th minute
USA — Landon Donovan (penalty) 43
USA — Carlos Bocanegra (Clint Dempsey) 68

Lineups:
USA: 1-Tim Howard; 12-Jonathan Spector, 5-Oguchi Onyewu, 3-Carlos Bocanegra (capt.) (14-Jay DeMerit, 71), 13-Jonathan Bornstein; 8-Clint Dempsey, 2 -Ricardo Clark, 4-Pablo Mastroeni (9-Benny Feilhaber, 46), 10-Landon Donovan; 11-Conor Casey (7-DaMarcus Beasley, 75), 17-Jozy Altidore
Subs not used: 18-Brad Guzan, 6-Marvell Wynne, 15-Charlie Davies, 16-Sacha Kljestan
Head Coach: Bob Bradley

HON: 18-Noel Vallardes; 14-Mauricio Sabillon, 2-Osman Chavez, 6-Mario Beata, 3-Maynor Figueroa; 13-Carlos Costly, 7-Amado Guevara (capt.), 4-Hendry Thomas, 10-Ramon Nunez (15-Walter Martinez, 79); 9-Carlos Pavon (16-Georgie Welcome, 67), 8-Wilson Palacios (17-Danilo Turcios, 66)
Subs not used: 1-Junior Morales, 5-Erick Norales, 11-Allan Lalin, 12-Emilio Izaguirre
Head Coach: Reinaldo Rueda

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