View Full Version : U.S. beats Italy for first time

02-29-2012, 06:41 PM
The United States beat Italy for the first time in 11 games over 78 years, a 1-0 victory in an exhibition Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey's goal in the 55th minute.Dempsey took a short pass from Jozy Altidore following Michael Bradley's cross and put a right-footed shot from just inside the penalty area just past an outstretched hand of goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. It was his 25th goal in 83 international appearances.http://espn.go.com/sports/soccer/story/_/id/7630903/clint-dempsey-scores-united-states-beats-italy-first-time

03-08-2012, 01:46 PM
This was a very big win for the US, despite being a "friendly".

lol @ all these "US analysts" who were doubting Jurgen Klinsman and the job he was doing. I mean you couldn't honestly feel that Bruce Arena and Bob Bradley were better coaching options.