The United States men's national team goes into Kingston, Jamaica on Friday for an important World Cup qualifier. The USMNT sits tied atop Group A with Jamaica in the CONCACAF tournament and the winner could become the No. 1 qualifier.
It's not necessarily a must-win for the U.S. as it still has three more games to play including a home match against Jamaica on Sept. 11. But it would be great to keep the team rolling after a historic victory against Mexico a few weeks ago.
The USA faces some real hurdles due to a few key injuries, but if it can play the same inspired football it showed against Mexico, it should should come away with three points.
Here are five keys to an American victory.