Still room for improvement

August 21, 2006
By Andrea Canales
It's hard to explain how a 4-1 win can be at all disappointing, but the U.S. team is still searching for its top gear out in Russia, though it has advanced safely out of group play with the result against Argentina.

It's an indicator of the team's talent, however, that they can earn three yellows as a result of failing to follow soccer procedure, commit a goalkeeping gaffe that leads directly to a goal by the opposition, lose a player to an accumulated red card, and still emerge with ...

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