Found June 02, 2013 on The Soccer Desk:
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In a friendly honoring 100 years of U.S. soccer, Clint Dempsey and the men’s national team gave a performance befitting the circumstances, and then some. Dempsey, the side’s newly-confirmed captain, netted two excellent goals to help the U.S. top Germany 4-3 in front of a sold-out RFK Stadium Sunday afternoon. After a poor display against Belgium last Wednesday, the Americans turned in a solid performance despite conceding two goals in the final 15 minutes. In addition to Dempsey’s brace, Jozy Altidore broke his scoreless streak with an early goal and the U.S benefited from an own goal by goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen. For the Germans, Max Westermann, Max Kruse and Julian Draxler provided the scoring on the day. While the U.S. may have answered questions about their struggling front line and lack of midfield creativity, the back line had to endure a nervy finish to the game. Returnee Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones broke up most of the German attacks in midfield but the center...
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