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World Cup qualifying: USA 1, Guatemala 1

Summary from the U.S. national team’s 1-1 draw at Guatemala:

SCORING: Clint Dempsey (Johnson), 40th minute; Marco Pappa (free kick), 83rd minute.

USA: Howard; Cherundolo, Goodson (Cameron 46th), Bocanegra, Johnson; Edu, Bradley, Jones; Donovan (Beckerman 90+), Dempsey, Gomez (Altidore 64th).

GUA: Jerez; Vasquez, Morales, L. Rodriguez, Gallardo, Velasquez, Contreras (Pappa 46th), Avila, Figueroa (Leon 46th), M. Rodriguez (Pezzarosi 46th), Ruiz.

Referee: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador).

Group A standings/schedule:

1. United States 1-0-1, 4 points (+2 goal difference)

2. Jamaica 1-0-1, 4 points (+1)

3. Guatemala 0-1-1, 1 point (-1)

4. Antigua & Barbuda 0-1-1, 1 point (-2)

Sept. 7: USA at Jamaica, Antigua at Guatemala

Sept. 11: Jamaica at USA (Columbus), Guatemala at Antigua

Guatemalan video package:

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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