The United States men’s national team needed a quick tune up game to prepare for their Gold Cup campaign, which begins on July 7th against Honduras. So, they played lowly Guatemala and cruised to a 4-0 victory — and now USMNT is certainly one of the favorites in the tournament.
Want to watch all the goals? Here you go!
18th minute: DeAndre Yedlin crosses, but Guatemala scores an embarrassing own goal.
58th minute: Timmy Chandler shoots from range and beats Guatemalan goalkeeper Paulo Motta.
Timmy Chandler. My goodness. Welcome to the laser show. #USAvGUA #USMNT pic.twitter.com/LosJDN3fnf — Michael Kelly (@MichaelLKelly) July 4, 2015
72nd minute: Michael Bradley (who was just appointed captain) was fouled in the box and Clint Dempsey taps in the ensuing penalty kick.
86th minute: The United States puts together a quick attack and Chris Wondolowski is in the right place at the right time. (And he reacts quickly enough to get the score.)
Wondolowski adds a fourth goal, #USMNT cruises towards big win in final match before Gold Cup. http://t.co/0d5iCZT0v7
— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) July 4, 2015
With the 4-0 victory, the United States is set to face Honduras on Tuesday, July 7th in their opening CONCACAF Gold Cup match in Frisco, Texas. The match starts at 9:30pm EST.