Political backdrop fuels intense U.S.-Honduras qualifier

BY Jamie Trecker • October 9, 2009

The USA take on Honduras in San Pedro Sula Saturday night in a critical World Cup qualifier in which both teams need to get a result.

Playing out against a backdrop of geopolitical intrigue that has nasty echoes of that country's "dirty war," the Americans will be hoping that they can get in and out of the country with at least a point.

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