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The night the USA almost scored in Paris ...
November 13th, 2011 11:45PM

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[VIDEO PICK] Before Friday's game at the Stade de France, the USA and France had only met twice. Both games took place in 1979, and both games were mismatches: 6-0 and 3-0 French wins. But in the second game in Paris, the late Walt Chyzowych's Americans actually came close to scoring twice. That's two more times than they did Friday ...

Highlights, courtesy of soccer video historian Dave Brett Wasser, included a crunching tackle by Boris Bandov on Michel Platini, a goal by Roland Wagner (whose international career would be ended in the game when he was injured in the game) and goalie Philippe Bergeroo's flying save to stop a sure goal by Doc Lawson.

(Click here for the complete video of the game.)

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