[BY THE NUMBERS]Fresh off its 5-1 win over Scotland, the USA faces a slightly tougher test Wednesday as it hosts Brazil in the second of its late spring five-game series as FedExField in Landover, Md. (TV: ESPN2, ESPN3, TeleFutura, live, 8 pm ET). A U.S. win would break a record for the best start to a year. For a look at USA-Brazil by the numbers ...
A crowd of more than 56,000 is expected. It should break a record for attendance for a men's national team friendly in the D.C. area.
More than 2,000 fans attended the national team's public training session Monday at the University of Maryland.
Jermaine Jones leads the USA this year in minutes played this year. No player has started all four games.
Jozy Altidore became the last of the 23 players called into the USA's five-game series when he arrived from Dutch club AZ on Monday.
Brazil has won 15 of its 16 games in its series with the USA.
Eleven matches in the USA-Brazil series, including the lone U.S. win at the 1998 Gold Cup, have been decided by only one goal.
With the 5-1 win over Scotland, the USA has collected five consecutive victories, dating back to dating back to the 3-2 win over Slovenia on Nov. 15, 2011
With a 4-0-0 record in 2012, this is only the second time the USA has started a year with as many as four straight wins. The 1998 team started 4-0-0 with victories against Sweden, Cuba, Costa Rica and Brazil.
The USA has allowed only one goal in its four wins -- and that goal was an own goal knocked in by Geoff Cameron in Saturday's 5-1 win over Scotland.