U.S. men's national team

Slovakia game to present U.S. with new challenges

November 10, 2009
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
World Cup qualifying is a journey where the opportunities for experimentation are almost nonexistent. The entire odyssey is one where the downside risks are extreme, and any changes are usually made out of necessity.

Yet with qualification now assured for the United States, those nagging questions that have been plaguing the men's national team can now be addressed, and Saturday's friendly in Bratislava against an up-and-coming Slovakia side represents the perfect venue to begin getting ...

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