The United States Men’s National Team will look to rebound on the road after a poor outing in Friday’s 2-0 loss against Costa Rica. With both the USMNT and Honduras tied for third place in the Hex, tonight’s game is important for both sides.
The U.S. has been relying heavily on Jozy Altidore but will have to make do without the Toronto striker. Altidore picked up a second yellow card in the qualifier at Red Bull Arena on Friday and is suspended for tonight’s match. Additionally, Paul Arriola, Alejandro Bedoya, Matt Besler, Michael Bradley, Geoff Cameron, and Clint Dempsey are one card away from suspension.
Dempsey will most likely come in for Altidore, after starting the previous game on the bench. Deuce is still tied with Landon Donovan for most goals in USMNT history and will look to finally break away and take the record for himself.
Honduras managed a 2-1 win against Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, but because of its -7 goal differential, it’s currently behind the U.S. Although the Yanks are 16-4-4 all-time against Honduras, and 6-2-1 in qualifiers, Los Catrachos will be looking to play spoilers and move into sole possession of third place in the Hex with a win.
Goalkeepers: Brad Guzan (Atlanta United FC), Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Nick Rimando (Real Salt Lake).
Defenders: DaMarcus Beasley (Houston Dynamo), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas City), Geoff Cameron (Stoke City), Omar Gonzalez (Pachuca), Matt Hedges (FC Dallas), Eric Lichaj (Nottingham Forest), Tim Ream (Fulham), Jorge Villafaña (Santos Laguna), Graham Zusi (Sporting Kansas City).
Midfielders: Kellyn Acosta (FC Dallas), Paul Arriola (D.C. United), Alejandro Bedoya (Philadelphia Union), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Fabian Johnson (Borussia Mönchengladbach), Dax McCarty (Chicago Fire), Darlington Nagbe (Portland Timbers), Christian Pulisic (Borussia Dortmund), Cristian Roldan (Seattle Sounders FC).
Forwards: Clint Dempsey (Seattle Sounders FC), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders FC), Chris Wondolowski (San Jose Earthquakes), Bobby Wood (Hamburg).
Goalkeepers: Ricardo Canales (Vida), Donis Escober (Olimpia), Luis López (Real España).
Defenders: Ever Alvarado (Olimpia), Brayan Beckeles (Necaxa), Felix Crisanto (Motagua), Henry Figueroa (Motagua), Maynor Figueroa (FC Dallas), Emilio Izaguirre (Al-Fayha), Johnny Leverón (Marathón), Johnny Palacios (Olimpia), Carlos Sánchez (Honduras Progreso).
Midfielders: Bryan Acosta (Tenerife), Jorge Claros (Real España), Juan Ángel Delgado (Honduras Progreso) Carlos Discua (Motagua), Oscar Boniek García (Houston Dynamo) Alexander López (Olimpia), Alfredo Mejía (Xanthi), Oliver Morazán (Olimpia), Esdras Padilla (Juticalpa) Sergio Peña (Real Sociedad).
Forwards: Carlo Costly (Olimpia), Alberth Elis (Houston Dynamo), Eddie Hernández (Correcaminos), Ovidio Lanza (Juticalpa), Anthony Lozano (Barcelona B), Rony Martínez (Baoding Rongda), Romell Quioto (Houston Dynamo).
How to Watch
Match Time: 5:30 p.m. ET.
Venue: Estadio Olimpico — San Pedro Sula, Honduras
TV: beIN SPORTS, UNIVERSO,
Streaming: fuboTV, UNIVERSO NOW.
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