Soccer-Altidore’s hat trick lifts U.S. to comeback win over Bosnia (Reuters)

SARAJEVO, Aug 14 (Reuters) – Jozy Altidore struck a stunning second half hat trick as the United States rallied from a two-goal deficit to beat Bosnia-Herzegovina 4-3 in a friendly on Wednesday. The victory in Sarajevo extends Juergen Klinsmann’s team’s record winning streak to 12 games and was also Altidore’s fifth straight national team game with a goal. Bosnia-Herzegovina, who lead Group G in European qualifying for next year’s World Cup, grabbed the lead in the eighth minute when Manchester City striker Edin Dzeko beat Tim Howard with a close-range shot at the second attempt. …

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