Brian McBride scored twice to move into second place on the American career list and Claudio Reyna played in his 100th international game, leading the United States over Honduras, 4-0, last night in Foxboro, Mass.
In the final tuneup for the Americans before the start of World Cup qualifying, Eddie Lewis and Tony Sanneh also scored, and Tim Howard got a shutout in his first game for the national team in nearly a year.
The United States (3-1-2 this year) has won three straight heading into its home-and-home World Cup qualifiers against Grenada. The series starts June 13 in Columbus, Ohio, and finishes a week later at the island nation.
Playing against a team coached by former U.S. coach Bora Milutinovic, McBride scored on a header in the 22nd minute off a cross from Steve Cherundolo, then made it 2-0 in the 37th off a pass from Conor Casey. McBride has 25 international goals, nine behind Eric Wynalda's U.S. record.
Lewis scored in the 77th and Sanneh connected four minutes later off a restart by Reyna.
Reyna, the U.S. captain, joined Cobi Jones (160), Jeff Agoos (134), Marcelo Balboa (128), Paul Caligiuri (110), Eric Wynalda (106) and Joe-Max Moore (100) in the 100-appearance club.
D.C. United's Earnie Stewart came on in the second half for his 98th appearance. United's Bobby Convey also played in the second half. The U.S. team played with a man advantage after Honduran midfielder Amado Guevara was ejected in the 39th minute.
* WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: Ronaldo converted three penalty kicks and World Cup champion Brazil beat visiting Argentina, 3-1, to take over first place in South American qualifying for the 2006 tournament.
Ronaldo scored on penalty kicks in the 16th, 67th and 90th minutes for Brazil. Juan Pablo Sorin got Argentina's goal in the 79th minute.
With one-third of the 18-game qualifying schedule completed, Brazil (3-0-3) has 12 points, one ahead of Argentina (3-1-2) and two ahead of Chile and Paraguay (both 3-2-1). The top four nations qualify for the 32-nation World Cup field, while the No. 5 team advances to a playoff. Ecuador beat visiting Colombia 2-1 in South America's other game, Ecuador's first win over its neighbor in 39 years.
* MLS: Pat Noonan scored three goals, including the game-winner in the 90th minute, as the New England Revolution (2-4-3) earned a 3-2 victory at Kansas City (3-4-2). Noonan had tied the game in the 86th minute. Josh Wolff and Davy Arnaud scored for the Wizards.
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