Posted July 13, 2013 on AP on Fox
Chris Wondolowski - with his jersey name spelled correctly this time - scored two more goals to raise his total to five in two matches, and the United States came from behind to beat Cuba 4-1 Saturday and advance to the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinals. Landon Donovan converted his second penalty kick of the tournament for his 53rd international goal, Joe Corona got his first international goal and Stuart Holden made his first start in nearly three years for the U.S., which has reached the quarterfinals of all 12 Gold Cups. The Americans, who have not won the North and Central American and Caribbean championship since 2007, complete the first round Tuesday against Costa Rica in East Hartford, Conn., then likely will have their quarterfinal at Baltimore on July 21. Wondolowski scored a first-half hat trick in Tuesday's 6-1 win over Belize, when his jersey was misspelled ''Wondowlowski.'' He started this match on the bench, but replaced Herculez Gomez early in th...

Chris Wondolowski scores two more goals with an extra ‘W’ in his jersey (Photo)

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