Another month on the calendar has turned and the U.S. have two more qualifying matches lined up.
On October 12 they will travel to Antigua for a match with Antigua & Barbuda, and on October 16 they will host Guatemala in their final group match.
The U.S. are coming off a split with Jamaica in September. They suffered a loss in Kingston, Jamaica, but followed it with a win in Columbus, Ohio that helped keep them at the top of the group.
Guatemala, Jamaica and the U.S. currently are tied with 7 points in the group with two crucial matches to play. Only two can advance.
As the important matches draw ever closer here are six lessons the U.S. men need to take in to their battles.