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Most Goals Scored in a Game - Team

Eight-Goal Games (2) 
    11/14/93 vs. Cayman Islands (8-1) 
    6/15/08 vs. Barbados (8-0) *
Seven-Goal Games (2) 
    12/5/93 vs. El Salvador (7-0) 
    8/16/00 vs. Barbados (7-0) *
Six-Goal Games (8) 
    11/8/25 vs. Canada (6-1) 
    11/6/26 vs. Canada (6-1) 
    10/20/68 @ Haiti (6-3) 
    11/2/68 vs. Bermuda (6-2) * 
    10/13/04 vs. Panama (6-0) * 
    10/11/08 vs. Cuba (6-1) *
    7/5/13 vs. Guatemala (6-0)
    7/9/13 vs. Belize (6-1)
Five-Goal Games (10) 
    9/21/49 n. Cuba (5-2) * 
    12/12/79 vs. Bermuda (5-0) 
    8/13/88 vs. Jamaica (5-1) * 
    4/4/92 vs. China (5-0) 
    10/19/92 n. Ivory Coast (5-2) 
    5/16/02 vs. Jamaica (5-0) 
    7/19/03 vs. Cuba (5-0) 
    1/29/06 vs. Norway (5-0)
    5/26/12 vs. Scotland (5-1)
    7/21/13 vs. El Salvador (5-1)
Four-Goal Games (21) 
    5/24/34 n. Mexico (4-2) * 
    10/6/84 vs. Netherlands Antilles (4-0) * 
    4/8/90 vs. Iceland (4-1) 
    5/30/90 @ Liechtenstein (4-1) 
    5/7/94 vs. Estonia (4-0) 
    6/18/95 vs. Mexico (4-0) 
    10/8/95 vs. Saudi Arabia (4-3) 
    11/16/97 vs. El Salvador (4-2) * 
    6/3/00 vs. South Africa (4-0) 
    11/15/00 @ Barbados (4-0) * 
    1/27/02 vs. El Salvador (4-0) 
    3/2/02 vs. Honduras (4-0) 
    1/19/03 vs. Canada (4-0) 
    6/2/2004 vs. Honduras (4-0) 
    7/7/2005 vs. Cuba (4-1) 
    2/19/06 vs. Guatemala (4-0) 
    6/2/07 vs. China (4-1) 
    6/12/07 vs. El Salvador (4-0) 
    7/4/09 vs. Grenada (4-0) 
    6/2/13 vs. Germany (4-3)
    8/14/13 vs. Bosnia-Herzegovina (4-3)

Most Goals Allowed in a Game

Eleven-Goal Games Against (2) 
    5/30/28 n. Argentina (2-11) ++ 
    8/6/48 @ Norway (0-11)
Ten-Goal Games Against (1) 
    5/27/64 vs. England (0-10)
Nine-Goal Games Against (2) 
    8/2/48 vs. Italy (0-9) ++ 
    11/28/56 vs. Yugoslavia (1-9) ++
Eight-Goal Games Against (1) 
    7/16/52 vs. Italy (0-8) ++
Seven-Goal Games Against (4) 
    5/27/34 @ Italy (1-7) ** 
    9/12/37 @ Mexico (2-7) 
    9/19/37 @ Mexico (3-7) 
    4/28/57 vs. Mexico (2-7) *
Six-Goal Games Against (8) 
    7/26/30 n. Argentina (1-6) ** 
    9/4/49 @ Mexico (0-6) * 
    9/18/49 @ Mexico (2-6) * 
    4/30/52 @ Scotland (0-6) 
    6/8/53 vs. England (3-6) 
    4/7/57 @ Mexico (0-6) * 
    8/21/75 n. Argentina (0-6) 
    5/2/79 vs. France (0-6)
Five-Goal Games Against (11) 
    9/26/37 @ Mexico (1-5) 
    7/13/47 @ Mexico (0-5) 
    7/20/47 @ Cuba (2-5) 
    8/11/48 @ N. Ireland (0-5) 
    7/2/50 n. Chile (2-5) ** 
    6/22/57 @ Canada (1-5) * 
    10/21/68 @ Haiti (2-5) 
    11/9/80 @ Mexico (1-5) * 
    6/16/85 vs. England (0-5) 
    6/10/90 n. Czechoslovakia (1-5) ** 
    7/26/09 vs. Mexico (0-5)
Four-Goal Games Against 
    36 times

Largest Margin of Victory

Eight-Goal Victories (1) 
    6/15/08 vs. Barbados (8-0) *
Seven-Goal Victories (3) 
    11/14/93 vs. Cayman Islands (8-1) 
    12/5/93 vs. El Salvador (7-0) 
    8/16/00 vs Barbados (7-0) *
Six-Goal Victories (2) 
    10/13/04 vs. Panama (6-0) *
    7/5/13 vs. Guatemala (6-0)
Five-Goal Victories (9) 
    11/8/25 vs. Canada (6-1) 
    11/6/26 vs. Canada (6-1) 
    12/12/79 vs. Bermuda (5-0) 
    4/4/92 vs. China (5-0) 
    5/16/02 vs. Jamaica (5-0) 
    7/19/03 vs. Cuba (5-0) 
    1/29/06 vs. Norway (5-0) 
    10/11/08 vs. Cuba (6-1) *
    7/9/13 vs. Belize (6-1)
Four-Goal Victories (14) 
    11/2/68 vs. Bermuda (6-2) * 
    10/6/84 vs. Netherlands Antilles (4-0) * 
    8/13/88 vs. Jamaica (5-1) * 
    5/7/94 vs. Estonia (4-0) 
    6/18/95 vs. Mexico (4-0) 
    6/3/00 vs. South Africa (4-0) 
    11/15/00 @ Barbados (4-0) * 
    1/27/02 vs. El Salvador (4-0) 
    3/2/02 vs. Honduras (4-0) 
    1/19/03 vs. Canada (4-0) 
    6/2/04 vs. Honduras (4-0) 
    2/19/06 vs. Guatemala (4-0) 
    6/12/07 vs. El Salvador (4-0)
    5/26/12 vs. Scotland (5-1)
    7/21/13 vs. El Salvador (5-1)

Largest Margin of Defeat

Eleven-Goal Defeats (1) 
    8/6/48 @ Norway (0-11)
Ten-Goal Defeats (1) 
    5/27/64 vs. England (0-10)
Nine-Goal Defeats (2) 
    5/30/28 n. Argentina (2-11) ++ 
    8/2/48 vs. Italy (0-9) ++
Eight-Goal Defeats (2) 
    7/16/52 vs. Italy (0-8) ++ 
    11/28/56 vs. Yugoslavia (1-9) ++
Seven-Goal Defeats (2) 
    5/28/59 vs. England (1-8) 
    3/26/75 @ Poland (0-7)
Six-Goal Defeats (6) 
    5/27/34 @ Italy (1-7) ** 
    9/4/49 @ Mexico (0-6) * 
    4/30/52 @ Scotland (0-6) 
    4/7/57 @ Mexico (0-6) * 
    8/21/75 n. Argentina (0-6) 
    5/2/79 vs. France (0-6)
Five-Goal Defeats (7) 
    7/26/30 n. Argentina (1-6) ** 
    9/12/37 @ Mexico (2-7) 
    7/13/47 n. Mexico (0-5) 
    8/11/48 @ N. Ireland (0-5) 
    4/28/57 vs. Mexico (2-7) * 
    6/16/85 vs. England (0-5) 
    7/26/09 vs. Mexico (0-5)
Four-Goal Defeats 
    16 times

Most Goals Scored in a Game - Individual

Four-Goal Games (4) 
    Archie Stark; 11/8/25 vs. Canada (6-1) 
    Aldo “Buff” Donelli; 5/24/34 n. Mexico (4-2) * 
    Joe-Max Moore; 12/5/93 vs. El Salvador (7-0) 
    Landon Donovan; 7/19/03 vs. Cuba (5-0)
Three-Goal Games (12) 
    Bert Patenaude; 7/17/30 n. Paraguay (3-0) ** 
    Peter Millar; 10/20/68 vs. Haiti (6-3) * 
    Peter Millar; 11/2/68 vs. Bermuda (6-2) * 
    Brian McBride; 1/27/02 vs. El Salvador (4-0) 
    Eddie Johnson; 10/13/04 vs. Panama (6-0) * 
    Taylor Twellman; 1/29/06 vs. Norway (5-0) 
    Landon Donovan; 3/25/07 vs. Ecuador (3-1) 
    Sacha Kljestan; 1/24/09 vs. Sweden (3-2) 
    Jozy Altidore; 4/1/09 vs. Trinidad & Tobago (3-0) *
    Landon Donovan; 5/26/12 vs. Scotland (5-1)
    Chris Wondolowski; 7/9/13 vs. Belize (6-1)
    Jozy Altidore; 8/14/13 at Bosnia-Herzegovina (4-3)

vs. indicates U.S. at home
@ indicates U.S. at opponent
n. indicates neutral venue
* FIFA World Cup qualifier
** FIFA World Cup
++ Olympics (1956 and earlier)

Updated through Nov. 15, 2013

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