The game against Brazil was a chance to learn how the U.S. measures up with the world's best teams. On Thursday's evidence, the gap in class remains painfully obvious, writes Jeff Carlisle.
With the Hexagonal set to begin in 2009, the U.S. team still has several questions that need answering, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The loss to England exposed some U.S. weaknesses, chiefly the midfield's inability to maintain possession, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against Sweden is another chance for a young U.S. team to find its comfort zone under Bob Bradley, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against Denmark was a case of mission accomplished and contained a couple of noteworthy performances from some young upstarts, writes Jeff Carlisle.