Despite a 2-2 draw with El Salvador on Saturday, the U.S. Men's National Team bounced back with a comfortable victory over Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday night.
Bob Bradley's men are sitting top of the CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Group after dismantling the Soca Warriors 3-0 in Nashville.
It was a night to remember for Villarreal’s Jozy Altidore, who got to keep the match ball after becoming the youngest U.S. player to score a hat-trick for the national team.
The former New York Red Bulls striker has a lot to thank Landon Donovan for, as it was the Galaxy man who set up the 19-year-old for all three goals.
With Mexico in some disarray after sacking Sven Goran Ericksson following their defeat to Honduras on Wednesday, the U.S. are in
pole position to win the group and progress to the finals next year in South Africa.
They are currently four points ahead of Mexico and Costa Rica, having played one more game than their nearest rivals.