WATCH LIVE: Guatemala vs. USMNT in 2018 World Cup qualifier

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The United States looks to put Guatemala’s 2018 World Cup hopes in intensive care with a road win in Guatemala City on Friday (Watch live, 10 p.m. ET on NBC Universo and online via En Vivo Extra).

The Yanks enter this week’s home-and-home CONCACAF qualifiers with Guatemala a point ahead of their opponents, and now three points Trinidad and Tobago (who beat Saint Vincent and The Grenadines 3-2 on the road earlier Friday).

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Tim Howard is back between the sticks for the U.S., and he’ll be behind a Liga MX-heavy back line. Stoke City’s Geoff Cameron is joined by Edgar Castillo, Michael Orozco and Omar Gonzalez.

Jozy Altidore apparently did not pass his fitness test, and Bobby Wood starts with Clint Dempsey.


Guatemala: Motta; Jiménez, Hernández, Hamilton, Morales; Cincotta, Márquez, Saravia, Contreras; Tinoco, Ruiz.

USMNT: Howard; Castillo, Orozco, Gonzalez, Cameron; Bedoya; Bradley, Diskerud, Yedlin; Dempsey, Wood