U.S. offense overcomes Helgadottir

October 8, 2006
By Graham Hays
RICHMOND, Va. -- The United States eventually will have to overcome the collective brilliance of the sport's other powers to reclaim the World Cup title it surrendered on home turf in 2003. But for one day, overcoming the individual brilliance of a truly memorable performance by Iceland goalkeeper Thora Helgadottir was enough to prove that the summer of 2006 has been a step in the right direction.

Closing out its domestic schedule of international friendlies with a game against Iceland ...

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