[CONFEDERATIONS CUP] The best teams are the best at punishing miscues, as the U.S. national team learned once again Monday at the Confederations Cup in South Africa. Errors of technique, positioning, and judgment enabled world champion Italy to rally from a 1-0 deficit and smack the Americans, 3-1, as the ... Read the whole story
[TV WATCH] How do you sugarcoat another in a series of games marked by some dreadful soccer? The USA's performance in its 3-1 loss to Italy on Monday at the Confederations Cup left its commentators grasping at straws. Read the whole story
[CONFEDERATIONS CUP] The knock on Dunga's Brazil has been its defense-first approach, so its display in its opening game at the Confederations Cup Monday was certainly a surprise. The defending Confederations Cup champion opened up a 3-1 lead in Bloemfontein, blew that lead early in the second half and then ... Read the whole story
"I would like to dedicate my goals to my family who were watching from America."
-- Giuseppe Rossi, who was born and raised in New Jersey before moving to Italy at age 12, on the two goals he scored against the USA in Italy's 3-1 win. (Goal.com) ...More