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Clint Dempsey (#8) scored three goals in the USA’s 6-0 win over Honduras in World Cup Qualifying on March 24, 2017, in San Jose, California, USA. (Photo: Mexsport) 

2018 FIFA WORLD CUP
CONCACAF Qualifying -- Final Round, Matchday 8

Date: September 5, 2017
Match: Honduras v USA
Venue: Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano – San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Time: 5:36 p.m. ET 

MATCH OFFICIALS
R: Joel Aguilar (El Salvador)
AR1: Juan Francisco Zumba (El Salvador)
AR2: William Torres (El Salvador)
4th: Mario Escobar (Guatemala) 

SUSPENSIONS
Honduras: Emilio Izaguirre
USA: Jozy Altidore

ALL-TIME WCQ SERIES
USA leads: 6W-1D-2L (19GF, 10GA) 

LAST WCQ MEETING
March 24, 2017: USA 6, Honduras 0
Sebastian Lletget 5'; Michael Bradley 27'; Clint Dempsey 32', 49’, 54’; Christian Pulisic 46'

FIVE MATCH WCQ FORM
Honduras: WDLDL
USA: LDWDW

CONCACAF QUALIFYING RESULTS

Honduras (Overall record: 4W-4D-5L … 14GF, 21GA)
13.11.15 Canada v Honduras 1-0 L
17.11.15 Honduras v Mexico 0-2 L
25.03.16 El Salvador v Honduras 2-2 D
29.03.16 Honduras v El Salvador 2-0 W
02.09.16 Honduras v Canada 2-1 W
06.09.16 Mexico v Honduras 0-0 D
11.11.16 Honduras v Panama 0-1 L
15.11.16 Honduras v Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 W
24.03.17 USA v Honduras 6-0 L
28.03.17 Honduras v Costa Rica 1-1 D
08.06.17 Mexico v Honduras 3-0 L
13.06.17 Panama v Honduras 2-2 D
01.09.17 Trinidad & Tobago v Honduras 1-2 W

USA (Overall record: 6W-3D-4L … 31GF, 13GA)
13.11.15 USA v St. Vincent & the Grenadines 6-1 W
17.11.15 Trinidad & Tobago v USA 0-0 D
25.03.16 Guatemala v USA 2-0 L
29.03.16 USA v Guatemala 4-0 W
02.09.16 St. Vincent & the Grenadines v USA 0-6 W
06.09.16 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 4-0 W
11.11.16 USA v Mexico 1-2 L
15.11.16 Costa Rica v USA 4-0 L
24.03.17 USA v Honduras 6-0 W
28.03.17 Panama v USA 1-1 D
08.06.17 USA v Trinidad & Tobago 2-0 W
11.06.17 Mexico v USA 1-1 D
01.09.17 Costa Rica v USA 2-0 L

CONCACAF QUALIFYING SCORERS

Honduras: Romell Quioto (4); Alberth Elis (3); Antony Lozano (2); Oscar Garcia, Eddie Hernandez, Emilio Izaguirre, Alexander Lopez, Mario Martinez (1)

USA: Jozy Altidore (6); Clint Dempsey, Christian Pulisic (5); Bobby Wood (3); Michael Bradley, Geoff Cameron, Sacha Kljestan (2); Paul Arriola, Matt Besler, Fabian Johnson, Sebastian Lletget, Gyasi Zardes, Graham Zusi (1)

QUICK NOTES

Honduras (Hexagonal: 4th place … 2W-2D-3L; 8GF, 15GA; GD-7)
- Snapped four-game WCQ winless streak in 2-1 away win v Trinidad & Tobago on September 1, 2017
- Before conceding only once v T&T, allowed 12 goals in previous four WCQ games
- Never won more than five games in three previous Hexagonal appearances … would have to win last three matches to reach five wins in 2018 WCQ Hexagonal play
- Earned 2017 Copa Centroamericana title by finishing atop six-team table with 4W-1D-0L record.
- Qualified for three FIFA World Cups, including the last two (1982, 2010, 2014)

USA (Hexagonal: 3rd place … 2W-2D-3L; 11GF, 10GA; GD+1)
- 3W-1D-1L in five all-time WCQ away games v Honduras
- Holds record for most Hexagonal wins (31) and most first-place finishes (3)
- Clint Dempsey is the USA’s all-time leading scorer in World Cup Qualifying with 18 goals
- Played in seven straight World Cups (longest active streak of any CONCACAF side) 

Last WCQ Meeting in Honduras
February 6, 2013 (Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano – San Pedro Sula, Honduras)
Honduras 2, USA 1
Juan Carlos Garcia 40’; Jerry Bengtson 79’ / Clint Dempsey 36’

 
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