United States 3, Guatemala 1

Clint Dempsey scored twice as the United States defeated Guatemala, 3-1, and escaped a troublesome World Cup qualifying group to advance to the final round next year. Match report, hexagonal details, notes, video, poll.

U.S. national team news & notes

A profile of Graham Zusi, the former Maryland Terrapin who has made a rapid rise on the U.S. and MLS scene, and a look at the CONCACAF standings and final round procedure.