Carlos Bocanegra's return from injury was the final piece of the puzzle in enabling the U.S. defense to shut out the potent Spanish attack, writes Luke Cyphers.
Midfielder Lindsay Tarpley scored an early goal and the United States' national women's soccer team beat Norway 4-0 on Wednesday in a pre-Olympic tuneup for both teams.
Quavas Kirk and Alan Gordon scored to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a 2-0 victory over amateur squad Roma FC Tuesday in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup soccer tournament.
Roger Levesque scored early for Seattle as the Sounders defeated the Portland Timbers 1-0 Friday night
Patricia Perez scored three goals as Mexico shut out Haiti 5-0 in the opening of Olympic soccer regional qualifying Wednesday.
The United States women's national team shut out Ireland 5-0 in an exhibition game at Salt Lake City.