Landon Donovan made history for the U.S. men’s national team, securing a brace in an easy 6-0 victory against Guatemala in San Diego on Friday.
The U.S. dictated tempo, quickly moving the ball around the field with short, one-touch passes. It was clear coach Jurgen Klinsmann was pushing the U.S. to press high and attack early.
In the end this match was certainly Landon Donovan’s. The L.A. Galaxy midfielder returned to the international game in style, converting a penalty shot for which he had suffered the foul and burying another big chance just minutes later.
Here are six things we learned from the United States' 6-0 victory against Guatemala in their final Gold Cup tuneup.