The United States defied the difficulties of driving snow to get their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign back on track with a 1-0 triumph over Costa Rica.
Clint Dempsey of the United States looks to pass during a FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier match against Costa Rica at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on March 22, 2013 in Commerce City, Colorado. The US won 1-0
In a match put in jeopardy by blizzard conditions, which saw the grounds crew in a constant battle to keep the pitch clear enough for play, Clint Dempsey leapt on a deflection in front of the Costa Rica goal in the 16th minute and nudged the ball in.
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