The U.S. men's national team struggled offensively in its final matches of 2014, but that doesn't seem to be the case in the first half hour of Wednesday's friendly against Chile.
After Brek Shea and Roberto Gutierrez traded goals in the first ten minutes, American forward Jozy Altidore scored in the 31st minute to put the U.S back in front.
DeAndre Yedlin's run down the right side started the play. After a throw, Yedlin found midfielder Mix Diskerud, who was able to take the ball in the box and cut it back to Altidore. The striker then converted his shot across the goalkeeper to give the Americans the lead.
The goal was Altidore's 26th for the U.S. men's national team.
- Stanley Kay