United States 2, Korea Republic 0: Player Ratings

The United States finished off their January camp with a 2-0 victory over Korea Republic in Los Angeles. Chris Wondolowski scored both goals showing the poaching instincts he has at the MLS level. The US defense had some scary moments

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Projected USMNT World Cup Squad: December 2013

Now that the US has found out their opponents in the draw, it is a very daunting tak to try to advance out of their group with Germany, Ghana, and Portugal. They will try it out over the next six

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United States 3, Panama 2: Player Ratings

That was a crazy game to finish off qualifying as Panama needed a win and a Mexico loss, and up to the 90th minute they had what they wanted before the US scored two goals in stoppage time to win

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United States 2, Jamaica 0: Player Ratings

It was a lethargic first half performance by the US in their final qualifying game at home. They picked it up late in the second half as Graham Zusi and Jozy Altidore added two quick goals that gave the US

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United States 2, Mexico 0: Player Ratings

The US is on its way to Brazil after getting a 2-0 victory over Mexico and Honduras and Panama drawing 2-2. The US did not start that well, with good high pressure. However, the US started to improve and showed

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Costa Rica 3, United States 1: Player Ratings

It was a terrible start for the United States as the conceded two goals in the first 10 minutes. From that moment, the US actually did rather well controlling the second half of the game, but giving up a fortuitous

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English Premier League: 2013-14 Preview

The Premier League gets started tomorrow and there are a lot of unknowns this season with the top three teams all changing their managers. There are a number of transfer sagas still going on with Gareth Bale to Real Madrid

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United States 4, Bosnia-Herzegovina 3: Player Ratings

It was an exciting game as the US came back from a 2-0 halftime deficit to win the friendly 4-3 in Sarajevo. It was not a good start as the US had a turnover that led to an Edin Dzeko

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Liga Sagres: 2013-14 Preview

Benfica and FC Porto should square off on another close battle for league supremacy, but the depth of FC Porto’s squad will be put to the test as they need to have players step up for the losses of Joao

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La Liga: 2013-14 Preview

Barcelona and Real Madrid are likely to dominate another season in Spain. They continue to maintain strong squads with Barcelona adding Neymar while Real Madrid have added Isco and Illarramendi although they have lost Higuain and Barcelona moved David Villa

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