Tim Howard already made one huge save in the United States' Gold Cup match with Canada, but now he has a second and a third in the same sequence. As good as that first save may have been, Howard really outdid himself with his third one, coming up absolutely huge with a fantastic save that should be on every highlight show Tuesday night. It is also a key save as it keeps the U.S. ahead 2-0 with time winding down.
The introduction of Rob Friend really helped Canada out and it almost got them a goal. He was right in front of goal trying to hold off Carlos Bocanegra when the ball got knocked back to Simeon Jackson. Howard came flying off his line when he saw it and dove at Jackson, blocking the shot five yards off his line. That wasn't it though. The ball ended up back on the left and a great volley from five yards away looked like a sure goal. Howard had just gotten off the ground from his first save and couldn't have been in position, but he was. He also showed amazing reactions, saving the second shot to complete the amazing sequence with the U.S. still up 2-0.