- Midfielder scores from 40 yards out to open scoring for USMNT
- Vela rescues point for El Tri at Estadio Azteca after 1-1 draw
- Bruce Arena’s team now level with Costa Rica in World Cup qualifying
A superb strike from Michael Bradley gave the US a bonus point in the quest to reach next year’s World Cup, and a big psychological boost.
A squad still finding their feet under Bruce Arena shrugged off a dismal history at the Estadio Azteca to claim a draw on Sunday night, looking liberated by the lack of pressure that comes with limited expectations.