FOXBORO, Mass. — The United States men’s national soccer team continues its 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup run Friday night at Gillette Stadium against Haiti in a Group A game.
The U.S. defeated Honduras 2-1 in its first group stage game Tuesday night. The Americans are 6-5-5 against Haiti all-time, but the the U.S. is undefeated in the last seven meetings.
Team USA wins Group A if it defeats Haiti.
Stay with this NESN.com live blog for score updates, reaction and highlights from USA-Haiti. To read our USA-Haiti preview, click here.
FINAL, 1-0 USA: The Americans have started the 2015 Gold Cup with two straight victories. They also have won Group A as a result of their win over Haiti. The U.S. resumes group stage play against Panama on Monday, July 13 in Kansas City. Panama tied Honduras 1-1 at Gillette Stadium on Friday night.
90th Minute, 1-0 USA: We’ll have a minimum of three minutes of stoppage time.
89th Minute, 1-0 USA: Gyasi Zardes makes a sweet move to dribble past the Haiti goalkeeper, but he ran out of real estate, and the ball skipped over the end line for a goal kick. Zardes has been making things happen in the attacking third over the last five minutes.
85th Minute, 1-0 USA: Both teams are still full of attacking intent, but the U.S. appears to be the most likely team to score if we see another goal tonight.
82nd Minute, 1-0 USA: Kyle Beckerman has come on as a substitute replacing Aron Johannsson for the U.S.
79th Minute, 1-0 USA:
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77th Minute, 1-0, 1-0 USA: A record crowd tonight.
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75th Minute, 1-0 USA: Aron Johannsson attempts a bicycle kick from about six yards out and lands hard on his back. He nearly connected on what would have been a spectacular play.
72nd Minute, 1-0 USA:
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67th Minute, 1-0 USA: Team USA’s Fabian Johnson has come on as a substitute replacing Greg Garza at left back.
63rd Minute, 1-0 USA: Haiti sends a dangerous cross into the six-yard box, and Wilde Donald Guerrier connects with a header, but the ball sails just wide of the net. Easily the best chance of the half for Haiti.
59th Minute, 1-0 USA: The game is opening up a bit with both teams trading chances inside the opposition penalty area.
56th Minute, 1-0 USA: U.S. goalkeeper Brad Guzan comes up clutch!
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54th Minute, 1-0 USA: The U.S. is still threatening. Max Diskerud forces the Haiti goalleeper to make a diving save on a shot from about 20 yards.
46th Minute, 1-0 USA: Clint Dempsey has opened the scoring for the United States! Gyasi Zardes, who came on to start the second half as a substitute, picked up an assist with an excellent pass.
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Click here for a replay of the goal.
46th Minute, 0-0: The second half is underway!
Halftime, 0-0: We’ve reached halftime here at Gillette. Haiti was the better team, but the U.S. finished the half well with some good possession and scoring chances in the attacking third of the field.
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35th Minute, 0-0: U.S. defender Tim Ream attempts to clear the box and sends a lazy pass right to a Haiti forward at the 18-yard line. The forward shoots the ball just wide of Brad Guzan and out for a goal kick. A near-disaster for the U.S.
34th Minute, 0-0: Michael Bradley plays Jose Altidore into the box. Altidore’s centering pass reaches Aron Johannsson off a deflection and the U.S. forward scores from about six yards out, but he was ruled offside. He appeared to be onside, though. Tough call.
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31st Minute, 0-0: The U.S. defense hasn’t looked good so far.
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28th Minute, 0-0: Haiti’s Duckens Nazon draws a foul about five yards to the right of the penalty area. The ensuing free kick set up an attempt from 25 yards that sailed wide left of the net for a goal kick.
25th Minute, 0-0:
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24th Minute, 0-0: Haiti has been the better side so far.
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Also, this might hurt for a while.
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20th Minute, 0-0: Haiti’s Wilde Donald Guerrier cuts in from the right side of the penalty area and sends a left-footed strike just wide of the upper left corner. Another quality attempt created by Guerrier.
14th Minute, 0-0: It has been all Haiti from about the 5-minute mark. They are enjoying an edge in possession and the quality of attacking play.
9th Minute, 0-0: Haiti nearly scores on the free kick but the ball hits the top of the crossbar in the upper right corner and sails out of play for a U.S. goal kick. A solid attempt by Haiti’s Jerome Mechack.
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9th Minute, 0-0: U.S. midfielder Mix Diskerud commits a foul on a slide tackle and Haiti will have a free kick from about 25 yards out.
5th Minute, 0-0: Haiti sends a good cross into the box and Wilde Donald Guerrier attempts a bicycle kick. He wasn’t able to connect, but it was a solid effort nonetheless. U.S. goal kick upcoming.
4th Minute, 0-0: The U.S. has enjoyed most of the possession so far, with Michael Bradley doing most of the playmaking from the midfield.
1st Minute, 0-0: We’re underway in Foxboro!
Pre-game: Here is Jurgen Klinsmnn’s lineup.
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