Join Now  | 
Home About Contact Us Privacy & Security Advertise
Soccer America Daily Soccer World Daily Special Edition Around The Net Soccer Business Insider College Soccer Reporter Youth Soccer Reporter Soccer on TV Soccer America Classifieds Game Report
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalk Soccer America Confidential Youth Soccer Insider World Cup Watch
RSS Feeds Archives Manage Subscriptions Subscribe
Order Current Issue Subscribe Manage My Subscription Renew My Subscription Gift Subscription
My Account Join Now
Tournament Calendar Camps & Academies Soccer Glossary Classifieds
Four numbers to remember
by Paul Kennedy, October 10th, 2013 11:17PM
Subscribe to Soccer America Daily

MOST READ
TAGS:  men's national team, world cup 2014

MOST COMMENTED

[USA-JAMAICA] The USA will clinch the Hexagonal title for the third straight time if it beats Jamaica and Honduras defeats Costa Rica Friday.

0
The USA will look to match its Hexagonal record of having allowed no goals in all five home games with a shutout against Jamaica. In 2005, it won all five home games by a margin of 10-0. It's won the first four home games this year by a margin of 6-0.


3
The USA will clinch the Hexagonal title for the third straight time if it beats Jamaica and Honduras beats Costa Rica in San Pedro Sula Friday. Wins over Jamaica and Panama will give it 22 points, matching its record set in 2005. The Hexagonal record for points is 23, set by Costa Rica in 2001.

U.S. Hexagonal Records:
PTS (W-T-L -- PLACE) YEAR
16 (5-1-2 -- first) 2013
20 (6-2-2 -- first) 2009
22 (7-1-2 -- first) 2005
17 (5-2-3 -- third) 2001
17 (4-5-1 -- second) 1997

4
Only four starters in the USA's Hexagonal opener against Honduras are available Friday night: Tim Howard, Geoff Cameron, Jermaine Jones and Jozy Altidore. Not called in were Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson, Danny Williams, Michael Bradley and Clint Dempsey, while Omar Gonzalez and Eddie Johnson have pulled out because of injuries.

8
No U.S. player will have played more than eight of 10 Hexagonal games in this cycle. Dempsey and Gonzalez are the only players who have started all eight games, but neither player is in camp. Of the players in camp, only DaMarcus Beasley, Howard, Jones and Altidore have started as many as six of the first eight games.


No comments yet.

Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent Soccer America Daily
MLS Week 4: Ten players missing on international duty    
MLS doesn't rest during FIFA's international fixture windows. All four breaks during the 2017 regular season ...
NASL: BeIN Sports, ESPN3 return as broadcast partners     
BeIN Sports and ESPN3 are returning as the NASL's 2017 national broadcast partners. On opening weekend, ...
Video Pick: Good sport admits he wasn't fouled    
Jonas Hofmann of Borussia Monchengladbach fessed up that his stumble wasn't from contact by Bayern Munich's ...
MLS Moves: Toronto FC signs veteran defender Hernandez    
Defender Jason Hernandez will play his 13th MLS season as a member of Toronto FC. Hernandez, ...
What They're Saying: Michael Bradley    
"For us, the reality is simple. We let ourselves down in the first two games and ...
What They're Saying: Warren Smith    
"I can't get a break. But we need the rain, so it's hard to get upset ...
Datebook: El Clasico highlights ICC summer slate    
The fifth installment of the International Champions Cup will feature eight European clubs playing 12 games ...
MLS Moves: Fire bets big on Schweinsteiger    
Chicago last played in an MLS Cup final more than a decade ago, and to an ...
Hexagonal Countdown: A look at the U.S. lineup changes    
When the USA takes the field against Honduras on Friday night, there will be five, probably ...
Roster: U.S. U-23 women head to Portland and Orlando     
The U.S. U-23 women's national team will have training camps in Portland, Oregon (March 26-April 1) ...
>> Soccer America Daily Archives