Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 6/18/13

JERSEY CITY, NJ - MAY 28: Jozy Altidore of the New York Red Bulls poses in Liberty State Park on May 28, 2008 in Jersey City, New Jersey. ((Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
Jozy Altidore's second half goal helped push the United States men's national team to a 1-0 World Cup qualifying victory against Honduras, pushing the US closer to a trip to next year's tournament in Brazil. United States manager Jurgen Klinsmann made few changes in the midfield and backfield against Honduras. DeMarcus Beasley missed the match serving a one-game suspension because of yellow card accumulation. Beasley had started the previous six matches at left back and Klinsmann has put German-born Fabian Johnson in Beasley's spot. Graham Zusi and Jermaine Jones returned to midfield after sitting out a 2-0 victory over Panama last week. Zusi sat out because of yellow card accumulation. Jones was cleared to play after being held out when he suffered a mild concussion in a 2-1 victory over Jamaica on June 7. The United States (4-1-1) now sit atop the group with 13 points. Costa Rica (2-1-2) and Mexico (1-0-5) were tied for second with eight points apiece. Honduras (2-2-2) remains ...
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