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The U.S. Men’s National team has lost three of its first five games under Jurgen Klinsmann‘s reign as national team coach – scoring just 2 goals, and questions must now be raised about if he is the right coach for US soccer.
Until the 80th minute when Jaime Ayovi got in front of substitute Tim Ream to head in the game winning goal this match seemed destined for a draw. Both Ecuador and the US created scoring chances, but neither team threatened to breakdown the opposition’s defense. Goals in this match would come from capitalizing on mistakes and not moments of skill.
In the 80th minute the US were punished for a mistake.
Prior to the introduction of Ream in the 71st minute for captain Carlos Bocanegra, the central defensive pairing of Oguchi Onyewu and Bocanegra provided a solidity that the team could build upon. Bocanegra led from the back and Onyewu appeared invigorated in his first start for Klinsmann, at the expense of Michael Orozco.
Attacks started from the defense and Onye...
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