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#21 Cachorro Louco

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:22 PM

how the hell did bradley get a red card for that?



well you should never go like that on ball...

Anyway, I will join the bandwagon happening in Brazil. I will root against Brazil :dance: :dance:
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:24 PM

Man I'm glad I got to watch that game, no way I'm missing the game on Sunday now.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:26 PM

Congrats to team USA. A very impressive performance, which I, like many others, did not expect. They were blocking shots like a hockey penalty killing unit :)
That red card for Bradley was a complete joke. I feel bad for the guy missing the final because of this stupid call.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 03:26 PM

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:06 PM

Did Spain actually play their A team? I know sometimes in these exhibition tournaments national teams play with a lot of substitues.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:08 PM

USA's defense played extremely well. Looking forward to Sunday's game.
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:11 PM

Did Spain actually play their A team? I know sometimes in these exhibition tournaments national teams play with a lot of substitues.


I don't follow the sport enough to know, but Spain totally dominated the US scoring chance-wise. Spain looked like an amazing team out there.

Edited by The Facepainter, 24 June 2009 - 04:12 PM.

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Posted 24 June 2009 - 04:28 PM

Spain definitly played their best team. It was almost the same team that beat Germany in the european championship final one year ago:(. Spain dominated the most parts of game because team USA played a very defensive style especially in the second half. But their strikers Villa and Torres weren't a huge factor in the game because of the awesome performance by the US-defenders Onyewu and DeMerit (I've never heard of that guy before).
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 05:02 PM

that 2nd goal was huge too (well, duh lol).. but it was looking like Spain would definitely find a way to tie it the way they were playing in that 2nd half, US were playing on their toes defensively that whole 2nd half until they registered their 2nd SOG which happened to go in :lol:.. but yeah once US got that 2nd goal it pretty much closed the book on Spain.

And that definitely had to be spain's top team.. Villa, Torres, Casillas, Puyol
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Posted 24 June 2009 - 10:50 PM

Way to go USA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 12:07 AM

i can't believe the USA won, but wow GO USA.. was that like beating Russia in the hockey Olympics?
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 12:21 AM

i can't believe the USA won, but wow GO USA.. was that like beating Russia in the hockey Olympics?

Eh I wouldn't go that far since the Olympics is a bigger stage than the Confederations Cup. Also I think the Soviets were a more dominant hockey team than Spain's current soccer team. It's also worth noting that both the US and Spain have pro players while in 1980 USA's hockey team was college kids going up against Soviet pro players. It's also not the same since we're not in a Cold War with Spain so this game probably doesn't have much relevance outside of the sports world.

But still it's awesome.
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 06:16 AM

This has been a good tournament so far, didnt expect the USA to win yesterday but the worked harder than Spain , and Villa and Torres were wastefull.

I think the dream match for the Final was Spain V's Brazil, so im pretty dissapointed that ones not going to be played. Spain really missed Inesta in midfield to control the game.

When Italy went down 3-0 to Brazil i knew the USA would pull it off, Egypt gave it their all against italy and brazil and had nothing left, and the USA were finding their stride after a slow start. Clint Dempsey is a fantastic player as is Donovan.

Dont think it matters which keeper you go with, Howard didn't stand a chance against Brazil but he is a top quality keeper, i think he is better than Guzan by a long way (both are far inferior to Brad Friedle but thats obviously not an issue)

I cant see anyone beating Brazil the way they have played so far in this tournament has been nothing short of staggering, Maicon Kaka , Robinho and Luis Fabiano have been outstanding up front the movement of the entire team should be to much for South Africa and the USA
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 12:14 PM

Total team effort. What a run their on.
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 01:39 PM

USA, USA, USA

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Posted 25 June 2009 - 01:57 PM

USA, USA, USA

+1 No way I'm missing the Final after that crazy game.
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Posted 25 June 2009 - 03:45 PM

im glad brazil won, i rather the US beat ANOTHER high ranked team and make a nice statement going into the World Cup next summer.
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 07:31 AM

Somehow I don't think Brazil will take us as lightly as Spain apparently did. But I hope we can do better than the 0-3 we posted on them in the preliminary rounds.
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 08:47 AM

Going to be very tough playing down a man after that bad call. They did tie Italy 0-0 in the WC a few years ago down a man.
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Posted 26 June 2009 - 11:15 AM

Going to be very tough playing down a man after that bad call. They did tie Italy 0-0 in the WC a few years ago down a man.


Well we aren't going to be playing a man down, Bradley just can't play in the game but someone will replace him in the starting lineup.
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