U.S. versus Brazil

U.S. will attempt to contain Kaka & Co.

June 17, 2009
By Brent Latham
PRETORIA, South Africa -- Tuesday brought a gray and cloudy afternoon at Pilditch Stadium, where U.S. coach Bob Bradley put players who did not see extended action Monday against Italy through a light training session. The day after a loss replete with unusual circumstances -- including a controversial 33rd-minute red card to American midfielder Ricardo Clark -- the mood of the team seemed to match the somber weather. After playing well for the first half, and taking the lead, the defeat was a ...

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