Americans Abroad: Michael Bradley shines, while Tim Howard flops
After all the hype and speculation surrounding a major transfer for
Bradley scored the opening goal in his team's DFB Pokal (German Cup) first-round victory on Saturday, executing a give-and-go with
While Bradley did play for his club, the U.S.' midweek 2-0 friendly loss against Brazil perhaps affected the playing time for some of Bradley's national teammates:
Agbossoumonde, Badr and Garza were all on the U-20 team that won the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland on July 30. Agbossoumonde scored in the U.S' 3-0 triumph over Northern Ireland in the final and was also part of two clean-sheet efforts along with Garza. Badr started one of the U.S.' three matches, a 3-2 win over Denmark.