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Johnson scores twice in 2-1 US victory

Updated: October 12, 2012, 10:37 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua -- Eddie Johnson rewarded his coach's faith in him -- twice.

In his first game back with the U.S. national team, Johnson scored twice Friday night, including the winning goal in second-half injury time, lifting the United States to the verge of advancing in World Cup qualifying with a nervous 2-1 victory over Antigua and Barbuda.

If the Americans beat Guatemala on Tuesday night in Kansas City, Kan., they will move into the final round of CONCACAF qualifying for ...

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