U.S. lacks finishing touch in the final third

March 23, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The final of the 2008 CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament wasn't supposed to mean anything. Both Honduras and the United States had already clinched qualification to this summer's games in Beijing, making Sunday's match for pride only. Yet one only had to see the unbridled joy of the victorious Hondurans following their 1-0 victory, as well as the downcast looks on the American players' faces to realize what the game meant to both sides.

Yet there was another, ...

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