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USMNT: Winners and Losers from Team USA’s Opening World Cup Qualifiers

June 15, 2012
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Over the past three weeks, the United States Men’s National Team has played what USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. Soccer have called a “Five-Game Tournament”. In that run, the U.S. opened up with friendlies against Scotland, Brazil and Canada and followed those games up with its first two official 2014 World Cup qualifiers...

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USMNT v Antigua: Picking the Best Team USA Lineup For World Cup 2014 Qualifier

June 3, 2012
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It has been an up and down week for the Americans heading into World Cup qualifying. Following the demolition of Scotland last weekend in a 5-1 victory, the Americans were soundly beaten 4-1 by Brazil only three days later. In its latest friendly, the United States Men’s National Team tied Canada 0-0 in a...

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Italy v USMNT: 8 Keys to American Success

February 27, 2012
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Wednesday, in Genoa, Italy, Jurgen Klinsmann’s United States Men’s National Team will take on four-time World Cup winner Italy in what should be a stern test for the American team. With the game against Italy less than 48 hours away, let’s take a look at eight keys to American success. Picking the Right Formation...

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USMNT: Breaking Down Jurgen Klinsmann’s Roster for the Italy Friendly

February 23, 2012
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Today, Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 21-man roster for the Italy friendly to be held next Wednesday. Here are five thoughts. Wondering why their phone didn’t ring… Zak Whitbread – Whitbread has been playing fairly consistently for Norwich City in the English Premier League this year and recently was a huge part of his team’s...

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USMNT vs. Venezuela and Panama: 10 Things We Learned From These Friendlies

January 30, 2012
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Although both games were played against under-strength squads, the United States Men’s National Team was able to pick up two 1-0 wins last week against Venezuela and then Panama using a squad primarily comprised of Major League Soccer players with relatively minor international experience. Here are ten things we learned. Brek Shea still has...

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