CHESTER, Pennsylvania - In its third match of 2018, the United States National Team topped Bolivia 3-0 in an international friendly on Monday night at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pennsylvania.
A 37th minute header from Walker Zimmerman gave the US. a 1-0 lead at halftime, before goals from Josh Sargent in the 52nd minute and Timothy Weah in the 59th minute rounded out the scoreline.
For each player, it was their first U.S. national team goal.
It was an energetic first half-hour between the two sides before Zimmerman's score, as the Los Angeles FC defender broke the deadlock by smacking in a header off a Joe Corona corner kick.
The home side picked up where they left off to start the second half, as debutant FW Josh Sargent took advantage of a wayward pass from Bolivia GK Carlos Lampe and swept in a right-footed shot to double the lead to 2-0.
The U.S. was enjoying its best moment of the match and seven minutes after Sargent's goal, Weah made it 3-0 by taking Antonee Robinson's cross from the left flank and hammering in a right-footed shot.
With the win, the U.S. improved its record to 2W-1D-0L in 2018.
Stat: This was the eighth all-time meeting between the U.S. and Bolivia. The U.S. has an all-time record of 2-4-2 versus La Verde.
Referee: Oshane Nation (Jamaica)
United States: Bono; Robinson, Palmer-Brown, Zimmerman, Lichaj (Olosunde, min. 74); McKennie; Rubin (Gooch, min. 73), Pulisic (Villafana, min. 89), Corona (Parks, min. 61), Weah (Green, min. 61); Sargent (Novakovich, min. 61); Coach: Dave Sarachan
Bolivia: Viscarra (Lampe, min. 46); Baldomar (Sagredo, min. 32), Raldes, Haquin, Anez; Ribera (Rodriguez, min. 79), Bejarano (Maygua, min. 79), Saucedo, Sanchez (Vaca, min. 66); Castillo (Miranda, min. 63), Alo; Coach: Cesar Farias