Three thoughts on the U.S.' Gold Cup final win over Panama

Sunday July 28th, 2013
Brek Shea (third from left) capitalized on a neat buildup to score the winning goal for the United States.
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All in all, however, the U.S. national team's stock is rising. It has never been more impressive in a single tournament, finishing 6-0-0, scoring 20 goals and yielding just four. Sunday's triumph was well deserved.

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