United States 2, Jamaica 0

October 12, 2013
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Video from the U.S. national team’s 2-0 victory over Jamaica in the Americans’ penultimate World Cup qualifier at Sporting Park in Kansas City, Kan.:

Graham Zusi’s goal …

Jozy Altidore’s goal …

SCORING

USA: Zusi (Bedoya), 77th minute.

USA: Altidore (Castillo), 81st minute.

USA LINEUP

Howard; Evans, Cameron, Besler, Beasley (Castillo 66th); Bedoya, Diskerud, Jones, Donovan (Zusi 46th); Johannsson (Kljestan 72nd), Altidore.

Subs: Guzan, Castillo, Orozco, Boyd, Kljestan, Zusi, Beckerman.

Not in uniform: Rimando, Goodson, Wondolowski, Davis.

CONCACAF STANDINGS

United States 6-2-1, 19 points +6

Costa Rica 4-2-3, 15 points +5

Honduras 4-3-2, 14 points +1

Mexico 2-2-5, 11 points -1

Panama 1-3-5, 8 points -3

Jamaica 0-5-4, 4 points -8

*USA and Costa Rica have clinched. Honduras is on the verge. Mexico appears headed for next month’s two-leg playoff against Oceania champion New Zealand.

Tuesday’s finales

Mexico at Costa Rica, 8 p.m. ET (Telemundo)

Honduras at Jamaica, 9:30 p.m. (beIN Sport Spanish)

USA at Panama, 9:30 p.m. (beIN Sport)

Looking ahead: The USSF confirmed a Nov. 19 friendly against Austria in Vienna — four days after a meeting with Scotland in Glasgow. Both fall on FIFA fixture dates.

 

Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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