MNT Aug 13, 2012
The five players on the U.S. strikeforce know a thing or two about scoring.
The MLS trio of Chris Wondolowski, Landon Donovan and Alan Gordon have tallied a combined total of 35 goals in the 2012 campaign. Wondo leads the league with 17 goals in 21 games, while Donovan and Gordon have struck nine times each. Gordon's total is already a career-best for a season, and four of his goals have come in the last six games.
Donovan, of course, is the USA's all-time leading goalscorer and is one shy of hitting a 50 total for his international career. He has five lifetime against Mexico, including the famous goal in the 2-0 victory in the Round of 16 in the 2002 FIFA World Cup.
Terrence Boyd has begun his career at Rapid Vienna in fine form, scoring three goals in all competitions including two in the Austrian Bundesliga and an insurance goal in Europa League third round qualifying. Boyd scored 21 times for Borussia Dortmund II last season before moving to Austria.
After scoring 19 goals last season - Herculez Gomez picked up right where he left off by scoring two goals in his first four games for Santos Laguna in Liga MX. Herc also has an impressive strike rate with National Team, collecting four goals in 13 appearances.