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Video: Herculez Gomez Goal Against Toronto FC

October 28, 2012
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Herculez Gomez and Santos Laguna defeated Toronto FC 1-0 on Wednesday night in CONCACAF Champions League action on a goal from Gomez. In the 28th minute, Gomez did well to control a chest-high pass just outside the penalty area and then fired a beautiful half-volleyed shot into the corner. John D. Halloran johnhalloran@hotmail.com Follow...

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Video: Alejandro Bedoya and Conor O’Brien pick up assists in weekend action

October 22, 2012
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Americans Alejandro Bedoya and Conor O’Brien both picked up assists for their clubs this weekend. In the first clip, Bedoya showed a nice bit of strength and deception to shed his defender and then lay in a nicely weighted service from the wing. In the second clip, O’Brien had two passes worth noting, the...

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USWNT v. Germany: 3 thoughts from the 1-1 draw

October 21, 2012
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The USWNT tied Germany 1-1 on Saturday night in the fifth match of the post-Olympics Fan Tribute Tour. Here are three thoughts from the match. The U.S. looked like it hadn’t played together in a month There were a number of signs that the long stretches between matches with little training is starting to...

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Video: Both of Eddie Johnson’s USMNT goals v. Antigua and Barbuda

October 13, 2012
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Plenty of USMNT fans were critical of the call-up (myself included), but Eddie Johnson repaid U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s faith in him with two big time goals last night against Antigua and Barbuda. On the first goal, Johnson timed his run perfectly to ghost into the box unmarked to slam home the opener...

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Jurgen Announces US Roster/Pound Head Against Brick Wall

October 11, 2012
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This piece is courtesy of Matt Swift @MattSwiftness Well people, all hell has broken loose in the world of American Soccer (only a little bit of hell, mind you). Those of you who love the game and pay attention know exactly what I’m talking about. Jurgen Klinsmann announced his 24 man roster Monday to...

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