Sunday May 4th, 2014

 Scott Halleran/Getty Images Brad Davis has frequently been on the fringes of Klinsmann's first-choice squad for the USMNT. (Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

It's been quite a day for United States hopefuls trying to make head coach Jürgen Klinsmann's 30-man preliminary World Cup roster. Left-footed winger Brad Davis capped an eventful Saturday for Americans around the globe by scoring for the Houston Dynamo.

Houston's captain scored the equalizer for his team in the 12th minute against Chivas USA, fending off two defenders before putting home a shot to the back post. After receiving the ball at the top of the penalty area, Davis dribbled through pressure across the line before side-footing it across his body and into the goal.

Watch Davis' impressive individual effort, on the back of a team effort to build up the attack, here:

Davis has frequently been on the fringes of Klinsmann's first-choice squad, usually getting called in when a large group participates in a camp or midfield injuries dictate the need to use players deeper in the player pool. As such, it wouldn't be a surprise to see the MLS veteran in California in a couple weeks.

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