U.S. VERSUS MEXICO

Bradley comes of age against Mexico

February 11, 2009
By Ives Galarcep, Special to ESPNsoccernet
COLUMBUS, OHIO -- As far as games in U.S. national team history go, few midfielders have played as complete a game as Michael Bradley played on Wednesday night against Mexico.

From the opening whistle, Bradley raced around breaking up Mexican attacks and setting up teammates with perfect passes, serving as the engine in an American midfield that thoroughly outplayed Mexico on its way to a 2-0 victory in their opening match of the Hexagonal Round of World Cup qualifying. Before he even ...

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