Found June 23, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
PLAYERS: Clint Dempsey
(5′) — Nani, 1-0 Portugal There really isn’t much to say here. Prior to the pass that leads to the goal, Portugal has a solid passing sequence. But the cross into the box is pretty ******. Luckily for Portugal, Geoff Cameron’s clearance is even ******** and the ball winds up at Nani’s feet, six yards from the goal, with just Tim Howard to beat. Howard falls for a slight fake and literally falls to the ground, and Nani buries it home. (64′) — Jermaine Jones, 1-1 Again, there isn’t much to break down. A poor clearance by Portugal gives Jones a chance. Once he has the ball, he takes a simple touch to the inside, creating enough space for him to do some damage. From there, he rips a straight laser into the bottom right corner. It’s a shot so dang good that the goalie doesn’t even move. (81′) — Clint Dempsey, 2-1 USA Now this is a fantastic goal. The buildup starts in the midfield, with Bradley playing a square pass to Kyle Beckerman. Beckerman then plays the ball to Jones, who loca

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