U.S. Soccer Team Shows Off Depth Against Mexico

No Altidore. No Bradley. No Besler. No Cameron. No problemo.

The United States were without their best forward, most consistent midfielder, one of the their center back and their most versatile player on Tuesday night against Mexico. Their replacements didn’t miss a beat and players who struggled on Friday in Costa Rica stepped up in the U.S.’s 2-0 victory over a desperate Mexican side that are in danger of missing the World Cup.

Eddie Johnson replaced Jozy Altidore at forward. Altidore came off the bench and picked up a late yellow card against Costa Rica and was suspended for Tuesday. Johnson scored the first goal early in the second half off a corner kick.  Continue reading