The U.S. will open its 2014 World Cup bid on June 16 against Ghana in Group G, followed by matches against Portugal and Germany. Here's a look at each of the U.S.'s qualifying matches, beginning with the June 8, 2012, game against Antigua and Barbuda. Midfielder Jermaine Jones battles for possession with midfielder Lawson Robinson in a match that the U.S ended up winning 3-1 in Tampa, Fla.
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U.S. 1, Guatemala 1
Elias Vasquez of Guatemala and Maurice Edu of the U.S. fight for the ball. The teams drew 1-1 in Guatemala City, on June 12, 2012.
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Jamaica 2, U.S. 1
Clint Dempsey jockeys with Jamaican players in a game which he scored the USA's lone goal in a disappointing 2-1 loss on Sept. 7, 2012, in Kingston, Jamaica.
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U.S. 1, Jamaica 0
An acrobatic kick by Clint Dempsey over Jamaica's Arian Mariappa was one of the memorable plays in a 1-0 bounce-back victory in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 11, 2012.
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U.S. 2, Antigua and Barbuda 1
Eddie Johnson (18) celebrates a goal against host Antigua and Barbuda on Oct. 12, 2012. Johnson scored both U.S. goals, including the stoppage-time winner.
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U.S. 3, Guatemala 1
Guatemala defender Jonathan Lopez (23) and U.S. midfielder Joe Corona vie for the ball on Oct. 16, 2012, in Kansas City. The U.S. won 3-1 with two goals from Clint Dempsey and moved on to the CONCACAF Hexagonal -- the six-team, final round of qualifying.
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Honduras 2, U.S. 1
Juan Carlos Garcia of Honduras (falling), hits a remarkable bicycle kick past U.S. defender Geoff Cameron. The U.S. dropped its Hexagonal opener 2-1 on Feb. 6, 2013, in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.
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U.S. 1, Costa Rica 0
Fighting the elements in a game that will forever be known as the SnowClasico, Geoff Cameron of the U.S. and Costa Rica's Bryan Oviedo wrangle for the ball. The U.S. won 1-0 on March 22, 2013, in Commerce City, Colo., thanks to another big goal from Clint Dempsey.
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U.S. 0, Mexico 0
Mexico's Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez (right) tangles with Herculez Gomez of the U.S. on March 26, 2013, in Mexico City. The teams drew 0-0 at Estadio Azteca, marking just the second qualifying point the U.S. had ever earned at the vaunted Mexico City cauldron.
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U.S. 2, Jamaica 1
Garath McCleary of Jamaica and Brad Evans of the U.S. elevate for the ball. Evans would score the winning goal in a 2-1 victory on June 7, 2013, in Kingston, Jamaica.
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U.S. 2, Panama 0
Clint Dempsey gets tripped up by Amilcar Henriquez of Panama in Seattle on June 11, 2013. The U.S. won 2-0 off goals by Jozy Altidore and Eddie Johnson.
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U.S. 1, Honduras 0
Jozy Altidore rises over Honduras goalkeeper Noel Valladares (18) and defender Jose Velasquez (5) on a corner. Altidore would score in the 73rd minute for a 1-0 U.S. win, June 18, 2013, in Sandy, Utah.
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Costa Rica 3, U.S. 1
Jozy Altidore and Giancarlo Gonzalez of Costa Rica leap for a header. The U.S. took a tough 3-1 loss on Sept. 6, 2013, in San Jose, Costa Rica.
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U.S. 2, Mexico 0
Eddie Johnson heads the ball past Diego Reyes of Mexico for the game-winning goal in the 49th-minute. Landon Donovan scored as well, as the U.S. won 2-0 (or as it has become customarily known: dos-a-cero) on Sept. 10, 2013, in Columbus, Ohio, clinching qualification for the 2014 World Cup later that night via Honduras' 2-2 draw with Panama. Johnson was recently left off Jurgen Klinsmann's World Cup roster.
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U.S. 2, Jamaica 0
Graham Zusi (second from left) celebrates with U.S. teammates after scoring the first U.S. goal in a 2-0 win over Jamaica on Oct. 11, 2013, in Kansas City, Kan.
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