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Geoff Cameron

US hits crossbar twice, ties Trinidad 0-0 in WCup qualifier

After two games on the long path to the 2018 World Cup, the United States has four points. The Americans and coach Jurgen Klinsmann followed a miserable four-month stretch with a decent start in qualifying.

Gyasi Zardes and Jermaine Jones hit the crossbar, and the U.S. was held to a 0-0 with Trinidad and Tobago on Tuesday night in Port-of-Spain.

"We've gone on the road and lost the first game, so this is a good point," goalkeeper Tim Howard said. "It sets it up really nicely for March, for sure."

After the first two games of semifinals in the North and Central American and Caribbean region, the U.S. leads with four points and a plus-five goal...