Denmark v USA: international friendly – live!

Bryan will be here shortly. In the meantime, here’s Graham Parker’s preview of the game:

Interesting times for Jurgen Klinsmann since the World Cup. The US coach was in typically ebullient form at the recent announcement of the Gold Cup groups in Philadelphia – relishing what in Gold Cup terms is a relatively (and the key word should be “relatively”) difficult draw for this summer’s tournament, but he also had to face one or two questions about what’s been a rather lackluster run since the highs of the Ghana game that opened the World Cup.

The subsequent mediocre run of results, characterized by late collapses, has begun to accrue a weight of caveats that might make you wonder why the games were played at all, if they were going to be rendered this meaningless by Klinsmann’s “big picture” advocates.

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