Monday, October 15, 2012

Eddie Johnson rescues U.S. against Antigua & Barbuda

Last Monday, Eddie Johnson was a surprise call-up to the U.S. national team. After the Americans' 2-1 win over Antigua and Barbuda, there was another label fixed to the U.S. forward: savior. Johnson scored two goals, the second of which came in the 90th minute, allowing the U.S. to escape with a critical World Cup-qualifying victory that puts it firmly in control of Group A. All the Americans need now is a tie against Guatemala on Tuesday and they will qualify for next year's Hexagonal.

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