USA Soccer Continues Surprising Streak Of Being Good

The stars and stripes storm over Panama as if they were digging a canal. (Too soon?)

The soccerin’ fools of the U.S. Men’s National Team are currently enjoying one of their best stretches since Jurgen Klinsmann took over as head coach; after a historic victory over Germany in a friendly match earlier this month the team has run off consecutive World Cup-qualifier wins over Jamaica and Panama.

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In last night’s 2-0 victory — which easily could have been a four or five goal win — both connections were beautiful. On the first, Jozy Altidore extended his scoring streak to three games on a perfect feed by Fabian Johnson.

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The other U.S. goal came from Eddie Johnson, who knocked in a beautiful midfield pass from Geoff Cameron to give the U.S. a 2-0 cushion in front of a raucous 40,000 fans in Seattle.

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With exactly one year until the World Cup in Brazil, Team USA seems to be hitting their stride. Onward to Rio…

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