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Antigua and Barbuda v United States

TAMPA, FL - JUNE 08: Forward Herculez Gomez #9 of Team USA celebrates his goal with Carlos Bocanegra #3 and Maurice Edu #7 against Team Antigua and Barbuda during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Match at Raymond James Stadium on June 8, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

U.S. wins first World Cup qualifier 3-1

Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey and Herculez Gomez scored as the United States opened World Cup qualifying with a somewhat shaky 3-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda on June 8.