U.S. homes in on three points

September 2, 2004
By Marc Connolly
Three points. That's what it's all about for the U.S. National Team this time around against El Salvador in Saturday's semifinal round match of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.

On the road against Jamaica, a 1-1 tie wasn't a bad result. Against El Salvador it would be. Not only are the Cuscatlecos not nearly as talented as the Reggae Boyz are, but this match is at home at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass. And the tie-on-the-road, win-at-home philosophy certainly applies here.

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