El Paso, TX — The USA men's national soccer team fell 3-1 to Costa Rica in San Jose, Costa Rica, after giving up two early goals in the first half. Texan Clint Dempsey cut the lead in half just before the break in his 100th appearance for the USA. The team will be back in action against Mexico on Sept. 10 at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.
Mexico fell to Honduras at Estadio Azteca in Mexico City, 2-1. Honduras scored two unanswered goals for the victory. Mexico has just one win from their seven matches in the final round of CONCACAF qualifying.