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The United States may be a powerhouse in a variety of different sports, but men’s soccer is not one of them. However, they’re still a heck of a lot better than Panama.
The USMNT entered Sunday’s friendly sitting 28 spots ahead of Panama in the FIFA World Rankings (27th for the USA, compared to 55th for Panama). They were also playing at home in front of over 20,000 fans at the StubHub Center in California. All of these factors made them the heavy favorites heading into the match. And being such heavy favorites, they probably didn’t expect to have a problem finding offense against their weaker opponents, but I doubt they thought the goals would come as easy as this Michael Bradley goal that was scored directly off a corner kick.
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That Michael Bradley goal put the USMNT on the board and Clint Dempsey would add another 10 minutes later, as the U.S. cruised to a 2-0 victory.