Jurgen Klinsmann wants the U.S. to play a more technical, proactive game, but the U.S.'s win over Italy proves the team is still better at its defensive-minded, Bob-Bradley style of play, writes Schaerlaeckens.
The U.S. faces a tough test against Italy -- a team the Americans have never beaten.
It was a watershed season for Americans playing abroad, as they enhanced the reputation of the U.S. export product. Here's how some key players graded out over the 2010-11 season.
The result may have been inferior to the U.S.'s 1-1 draw with Argentina on Saturday, but the Americans were a vastly superior team in their 1-0 loss to Paraguay, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.