Archives: Copa America

Grading the US Squad at Copa America and the Gold Cup

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Eddie Johnson’s Goal versus Argentina gave the US three minutes of false hope The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the … Continue reading

Grading the US Players at Copa America and the Gold Cup

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Grading the US Squad at the Gold Cup and Copa America The inexperienced side Coach Bob Bradley took to Copa America contrasted directly with the experienced “A” side that Bradley took to the Gold Cup. Despite lifting the Champions Trophy … Continue reading

A Step Back

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A few days ago I titled a post “Not All is Lost,” about the US Copa America campaign. However, tonight the inexperienced squad Coach Bob Bradley sent out looked like they were in a hurry to get on the next … Continue reading

US Eliminated From Copa America

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Chile’s draw tonight with Mexico eliminated the US from the Copa. Nonetheless the US “B” side has given a good effort and we should expect to see them play loose and without pressure tomorrow in the group finale against Columbia.

What We Have Learned From the Copa

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Obviously the performance of Team USA thus far at Copa America has been disheartening in many ways. Taking a virtual “B” side into the competition (By any definition this squad could be classified as a “B” side despite having eight … Continue reading

Not All is Lost

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Obviously the performance of Team USA thus far at Copa America has been disheartening in many ways. Taking a virtual “B” side into the competition (By any definition this squad could be classified as a “B” side despite having eight … Continue reading

Copa Washout

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Soccer can be a cruel game. For over sixty minutes our US National Team boys looked lively and more energetic than the favored Argentines. In fact I would venture to say we looked like the better team. However, tired legs … Continue reading

What We Learned

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Soccer can be a cruel game. For over sixty minutes our US National Team boys looked lively and more energetic than the favored Argentines. In fact I would venture to say we looked like the better team. However, tired legs … Continue reading

Thoughts About Copa

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Following Mexico’s 2-0 victory over Brazil last night (a match I had to endure with Mexican fans at a local watering hole) it is obvious that teams like the USA and Brazil who are sending essentially U-23 teams (or in … Continue reading

Thoughts on the Copa

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Following Mexico’s 2-0 victory over Brazil last night (a match I had to endure with Mexican fans at a local watering hole) it is obvious that teams like the USA and Brazil who are sending essentially U-23 teams (or in … Continue reading