Brazil topped Uruguay 4-1 to move on the verge of World Cup qualification, but there was much more to the first half of this match than meets the eye. Uruguay went ahead 1-0 on a 9th-minute penalty won and scored by Edinson Cavani, and for a moment it seemed like the home side might find its way to pull within a point of Brazil at the top of the CONMEBOL standings. That would not last very long. Just 10 minutes later, a bad giveaway near the midfield stripe saw Neymar casually feed Paulinho a good 50 yards from goal. The former Spurs man took matters into his own hands, charging forward and unleashing a vicious strike that continued to rise until it ripped the chords in the top-right corner.
today and get the latest scores, standings and schedules from the most popular soccer leagues around the world! The United States men’s national team continues its road to the World Cup on Friday night in San Jose, California when it welcomes Honduras on the third round of games. Here’s everything you need to know, and be sure to return for our live blog of the match. Friday at 10:50 p.m. ET Avaya Stadium in San Jose FS1 and Univision Deportes Fox Soccer2Go and fuboTV Three massive points in World Cup qualifying. Anything less than a victory for the U.S. will be a huge disappointment, while Honduras will take a draw from this one, which at worst would still see them in fourth place. If the U.S.
Rick Nash has goals in consecutive games for the first time since before the Christmas break. He has 2 goals and 5 shots in the past two games after going 9 games without a goal. Nash said after his goal in New Jersey and after his goal against the Islanders that he is "here" & "paid" to score goals. (NY Post) He said that scoring goals is what is expected of him by the team and it's what he expects of himself. Nash said that he takes pride in how he plays defensively and being a complete player but said, "I know why I'm here and that's not it." (NY Post) Nash said that it "tears" at him and "frustrates" him to "no end" when he isn't scoring or creating offense and again referenced "that's my