Orozco's red costs U.S. dearly

August 13, 2008
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
BEIJING -- As U.S. defender Michael Orozco navigated past the assembled media, he looked like he wanted to break into a sprint, even as his headphones enveloped his ears. Given what had transpired roughly two hours earlier, he had every reason to want to make a quick getaway, as his red card in the third minute of a 2-1 loss to Nigeria helped scuttle his team's chances of progressing to the Olympic quarterfinals.

Orozco didn't stop long as he wended his way through the mixed zone, but ...

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