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rainORshine
Post #1
Friday October 4, 2013 6:51pm

Joined Dec 2012
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big disappointment. thought we would get a top 10 team. this seems very politically motivated

this will be last fixture before selecting team for brazil

none of last 5 games are against WC level/ top 30 opposition (iran in WC but not a top 30 team). these games will give very poor indication of how well individuals will perform against most WC teams

2tone
Ten-Towns
Post #2
Friday October 4, 2013 6:53pm

Joined Jul 2012
Total Posts: 6,141
It's being billed as a 4 team tournament which means it's far more likely to be firendlies in May.

recycledhumans
DFWTX
Post #3
Friday October 4, 2013 7:01pm

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 1,301
I understand evaluating form as late as possible, but if you haven't picked about 30-40 to whittle down to 23 by now then they've gotta pick up the pace.

EKneezy
Atlanta
Post #4
Friday October 4, 2013 7:10pm

Joined May 2013
Total Posts: 2,215
Steve Amoia ‏@worldfootballcm 1h

Gazzetta dello Sport reports that a Latin American and European team will join the USA and Iran in this special friendly tournament.

http://www.gazzetta.it/Nazionale/04-10-2013/i...

Maybe Italy? Wonder who the Latin American team is???

admsghs27
Post #5
Friday October 4, 2013 7:21pm

Joined Nov 2012
Total Posts: 3,969
No one will know how good USA is until they play powerhouses... Sucks were scheduling garbage teams..

MSantoine
Post #6
Saturday October 5, 2013 12:48am

Joined Nov 2012
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Before everyone jumps down their throats lets wait until we see the other 2 teams. Could be Colombia and Russia, or something like that

rainORshine
Post #7
Saturday October 5, 2013 1:05am

Joined Dec 2012
Total Posts: 1,901
Original post from MSantoine

Before everyone jumps down their throats lets wait until we see the other 2 teams. Could be Colombia and Russia, or something like that


pretty sure there is only one fixture date. maybe 2 games at same place same day, but US will not play multiple games... i dont think

skangles
DC
Post #8
Saturday October 5, 2013 1:13am

Joined Jan 2013
Total Posts: 2,734
We rarely play Asian teams, so I'm fine with this. I would rather play a South American team but I'm not going to lose any sleep over not playing Belgium for the third time in two years.

chris_thebassplayer
San Jose
Post #9
Saturday October 5, 2013 9:40am

Joined May 2013
Total Posts: 467
Iran will play us tough...it's always bigger than just the game.


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