John Brooks scored the game winner against Ghana. Julian Green scored the only goal against Belgium. The nation was united in their support of the USMNT producing the highest rated soccer matches in US TV history.
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The USMNT closed out their World Cup tune-ups with a 2-1 victory over Nigeria. The match featured a new formation for the US side as they deployed in a 4-2-3-1 formation instead of the previously used diamond.
Starting with former MLS Rookie of the Year (2004) Clint Dempsey through to new-comer Aron Johannsson, the USMNT forwards are a mix of raw talent and frustration.
Typically, exhibition matches, such as this one, before a team leaves for a tournament are less about winning than they are about simply verifying defensive pairings and determining substitution patterns.
The “Group of Death” awaits the USMNT when they arrive in Brazil to compete in the 2014 World Cup. Ghana, Portugal, and Germany stand between the United States and advancement in the tournament. At least that is how it is being perceived. It is quite possible however to view the USMNT as standing in the …
Jurgen Klinsmann has had an outstanding tenure as head coach of the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT). Since Klinsmann took over for Bob Bradley in July of 2011, the USMNT has shown a remarkable improvement in their overall play and in earning results. Klinsmann led the USMNT to their first ever victory over Italy …