Tim Weah scored his second worldwide aim in the 66th minute after Sergiño Dest began the comeback from a first-minute deficit, and the United States rallied previous Costa Rica 2-1 on Wednesday evening to ease strain as World Cup qualifying neared the midway level.

Weah switched the ball to Musah on the best flank, and he handed to Dest. Given time and house, Dest took three touches as he minimize towards the middle. Dest curled the ball round Mattarita with a left-foot shot simply past the best hand of Navas for his second worldwide aim.

The U.S. almost allowed one other aim when Miles Robinson made a poor, sluggish backpass for Richards in the 56th minute that was intercepted by Ruiz. The 36-year-old Ruiz broke in alone on Steffen however lacks tempo at his age, and Robinson was ready to catch up and poke the ball away.