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USA aims for record season
by Paul Kennedy, October 19th, 2012 12:01AM

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[BY THE NUMBERS] The U.S. national team will set a team record for the best record in a single season with a win over Russia on Nov. 14. It will tie the current record held by Bruce Arena's national team in 2005 with a draw. Jurgen Klinsmann's team enters the game with a 9-2-2 record in 2012.

The Arena era ranks as the most successful in the modern era with four of his teams ranking in the top 20 for single-season record.

BEST RECORDS
Year (Coach): W-L-T (Pct.)
2012 (Jurgen Klinsmann): 9-2-2 (.769)
2005 (Bruce Arena): 13-3-4 (.750)
2004 (Bruce Arena): 8-1-6 (.733)
2008 (Bob Bradley): 9-3-2 (.714)
2000 (Bruce Arena): 9-2-6 (.706)
2007 (Bob Bradley): 12-5-1 (.694)
1996 (Steve Sampson): 10-4-2 (.688)
2002 (Bruce Arena): 12-6-2 (.650)
1989 (Bob Gansler): 6-3-3 (.625)
1991 (*Bora Milutinovic): 6-4-5 (.618)
*Bob Gansler coached 1 game; John Kowalski coached 2 games.



2 comments
  1. Reuben Valles
    commented on: October 19, 2012 at 1:18 a.m.
    Interesting!!! As much as it seems like our defense is in disarray, we have lots of injuries, and we cant score or play well on offense; we actually have an excellent record!!! Maybe the best ever! And this excellent record was achieved against tough competition and during world cup qualifying! This really says alot and I have to give Klinsmann alot of credit!

  1. Futbol Genio
    commented on: October 19, 2012 at 12:40 p.m.
    STEADY (Sorry LFC)! In rarified air, we only have results to go by because we are many years after the Queiroz Report for 2010. We have great athletic stock; we have great coaching; we have phenomenal fields -- all we need is a refocusing on skills work from the youth ages on. Don't ask me why this hasn't been done effectively to date, but tactical goals seems to be it. Skills coaching; Tahuichi, Coerver, Tiki Take have to be incorporated to make US(A) better!! Let's do it....


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