US soccer team wins in qualifying

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Milwaukee Sentinel

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Torrance, Calif. —AP— Defender Paul Caligiuri scored early in the first half, and the United States national soccer team held on to post a 1-0 victory Sunday over Trinidad-Tobago in a second-round Group 3 World Cup qualifying match.

Caliguiri of Diamond Bar, Calif., headed the ball past Trinidad goalkeeper Michael Maurice at 14:50 of the first of the game played at El Camino College.

The victory puts the United States in first place in a three-team qualifying group in The Confederation of North Central American and Caribbean Federation (CONCACAF) region.