SEATTLE - Jozy Altidore continued his scoring blitz with a goal in his third straight match, Eddie Johnson thrilled his home club fans with a goal in the 53rd minute, and the United States seized first place in its World Cup qualifying group with a 2-0 win over Panama on Tuesday.
U.S. goalkeeper Tim Howard blocks a shot by Guatemala. Howard credited the Kansas City fans for helping the Americans advance. "It was an awesome crowd - 16,000. If you'd have told me 40,000, I would have believed it," he said.