The United States men’s national team got a near-perfect start to Friday’s CONCACAF Nations League group stage match versus Canada, and lead 3-0 at the break.
Jordan Morris got a goal and an assist in the first 25 minutes to put the Yanks back on top of Group A if the result holds in Florida.
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After losing 2-0 to the Canucks in Toronto, the Yanks got a goal within two minutes of kickoff in Orlando.
Sergino Dest flicked (or got good Fortune) to pop a ball over a host of players, and Jordan Morris buried his chance past Red Star Belgrade back stop Milan Borjan.
The Yanks made it 2-0 when Morris again got behind the line, collecting a slightly-askew first touch and sending a left-footed cross that Zardes planted in the back of the goal.
How about three? Tim Ream chipped a left-footed free kick to the middle of a sea of players, and Long rose highest to nod home.