U.S. men's team
U.S. team hopes for favorable draw
December 1, 2009
By Jeff Carlisle, ESPNsoccernet
It's a question that has been on the minds of U.S. soccer observers since the team clinched qualification back in October. Yet it's a conversation that is almost immediately cut short by the comment, "It depends on the draw," and with good reason. While the festivities in South Africa are nominally a gathering of the 32 finest soccer-playing nations on the planet, the vagaries of qualification mean some high flyers were left ...