Ricardo Clark played the role of liberator last night, freeing the US of the goalless spell casted upon them. In the 97th minute, Clark found space in the middle of the box to head home the game-winner off a corner kick. The US was the more dominant side, controlling the majority of play, creating the match's most dangerous chances, and in the end were the deserving victors.
Ricardo Clark headed Jermaine Jones' corner kick into the net in the 7th minute of stopping time and the United States beat Venezuela 1-0 in a friendly on Saturday night.
The U.S. had dominated play with nothing to show for it before Clark beat goalkeeper Jose Morales for his third international goal and first since September 2009. Clark entered the game as a substitute in the...
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) -- Ricardo Clark had barely played in the last six months. His last appearance for his German second-division team came in July, and this was his first game for the U.S. national squad since August.
Finally given a chance, he provided the goal that had eluded his team all night.
Clark headed Jermaine Jones' corner kick into the net in the 7th minute of...
Ricardo Clark turned a rather uneventful night for a group of second rate US players into an exciting, positive performance with a stoppage time game-wining header. Clark’s 97th minute finish right before the final whistle was the difference in the match as the Yanks emerged victorious, defeating Venezuela 1-0.
Here is a quick post-match analysis, which includes player observations...
A 13-match winless streak against South American squads came to an end tonight when Ricardo Clark finally found net in the final moments of stoppage time of the United States' friendly against Venezuela. More »
He scores on a header in stoppage time to help the Americans defeat Venezuela, 1-0.Reporting from Glendale, Ariz. -- Juergen Klinsmann called Saturday's friendly with Venezuela a good test for his U.S. national soccer team. Good thing it wasn't the final exam.
Ricardo Clark headed home Jermaine Jones' corner in the 7th minute of stopping time to help the United States to a 1-0 victory over Venezuela in a friendly on Saturday night. The U.S. had dominated play with nothing to show for it before Clark beat goalkeeper Jose Morales for his third international goal and first since September 2009.
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