U.S. escapes with a historic win against Guatemala
August 21, 2008
By Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
The U.S. men's national team faced an inspired Guatemala team that pressed and attacked and looked every bit a team capable of knocking them off, but one vicious elbow changed the momentum of the match, as the U.S. would go on to win 1-0 on a Carlos Bocanegra goal in the 69th minute.
When Steve Cherundolo was sent off after a second yellow card in the 60th minute, the U.S. team suddenly ...