U.S. looks to exploit Nigeria's defensive vulnerability

August 11, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
BEIJING -- When the men's Olympic soccer draw was announced back in April, the United States' group opponents represented a barrier of Great Wall-like proportions, at least as far as reaching the quarterfinals was concerned. But as the Americans head into their last group match against Nigeria with four points already in the bag, it's safe to say that their biggest obstacle will be recovering from their hangover-inducing collapse against the Netherlands.

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