They've played them to a tie once before, so Italy can at least approach their match with Spain carrying confidence. But they're still underdogs, so Alexi Lalas hands out some advice.
Alexi Lalas says Jurgen Klinsmann's enthusiasm has given the U.S. team a much-needed jolt. Now we have to see if his substance is equal to his style.
Alexi Lalas analyzes the hire of Jurgen Klinsmann as head coach of the U.S. national team.