UTAH (Sporting Alert) — United States can strengthen their place at the top of CONCACAF World Cup 2014 qualifying standing and move closer to making Brazil next summer with victory over Honduras at Rio Tinto Stadium, in Utah.
USA are leading the Hexagonal with 10 points, two more than Costa Rica, who were impressive in the 0-0 draw with Mexico in the last outing.
Amongst the starters tonight for the United States are Jozy Altidore, Eddie Johnson, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley.
Also starting tonight are Jermaine Jones, Omar Gonzalez, Fabian Johnson and Brad Evans, with Stuart Holden, Kyle Beckerman and Terrance Boyd all amongst the starters on the bench.
Honduras, meanwhile, following their 2-0 win over Jamaica the last time out, are on seven points and will try to join the leaders on 10 points with a victory.
Carlos Costly, Roger Espinoza and Wilson Palacios are all highlighted starters for the visitors tonight.
USA v Honduras
USA Team: Howard, Gonzalez, Besler, Fabian Johnson, Bradley, Evans, Jones, Zusi, Dempsey, Eddie Johnson, Altidore
Subs: Guzan, Castillo, Boyd, Beckerman, Corona, Holden, Davis, Parkhurst, Kljestan, Cameron, Goodson, Rimando
Honduras Team: Valladares, Velasquez, Montes, Izaguirre, Peralta, Espinoza, Claros, Najar, Wilson Palacios, Mario Martinez, Costly
Subs: Hernandez, Osman Chavez, Beckeles, Boniek, Juan Garcia, Reyes, Oscar Garcia, Leveron, Marvin Chavez, Rojas, Peralta, Escober
Referee: Enrico Wijngaarde (USA)