USA vs. Guatemala: World Cup Qualifying Live Score, Highlights, Recap

John D. Halloran@JohnDHalloranContributor IIOctober 16, 2012

COLUMBUS, OH - SEPTEMBER 11:  Clint Dempsey #8 of the U.S. National Team controls the ball against Jamaica on September 11, 2012 at Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.  (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)
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The U.S. defeated Guatemala on Tuesday night 3-1 and with the win will advance to the final stage of CONCACAF qualifying.

The U.S. survived a dicey start going behind 1-0 within the first five minutes, but then put on an impressive offensive display getting goals from Carlos Bocanegra and two from Clint Dempsey.

Goals - Ruiz 4', Bocanegra 10', Dempsey 18', Dempsey 37'

U.S. - Howard, Cherundolo, Cameron, Bocanegra, Parkhurst, Williams, Bradley, Zusi (Edu '81), Johnson (Corona '89), Dempsey, Gomez (Kljestan '65).

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