Fortune favors Italy

June 22, 2005
By Andrew Winner
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands -- With the eyes of the soccer world focused on Enschede, fortune picked a heck of a time to turn its back on the Americans. Against Italy Tuesday night, all it took was one simple deflection for the United States' luck to change.

The United States hadn't allowed a goal for the first 324 minutes at the World Youth Championship. But when Daniele Galloppa's shot from 25 yards ricocheted off Jonathan Spector's back and into the goal, the wheels fell off for the Americans. ...

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