The U.S. men’s Olympic team played Ivory Coast to a scoreless tie in its opening match of the ING Cup in Hong Cup on Wednesday.
The Ivorians, led by Chelsea striker Salomon Kalou, out-shot the Americans but could not find the net. The U.S. team struggled to create chances in its first Olympic tune-up match.
Here was the U.S. team’s starting lineup:
Brad Guzan, Marvell Wynne, Maurice Edu, Michael Parkhurst, Michael Orozco, Sacha Kljestan, Stuart Holden, Jozy Altidore, Brian McBride, Michael Bradley, Freddy Adu.
Charlie Davies, Dax McCarty, Benny Feilhaber, Danny Szetela and Patrick Ianni entered the match at halftime.