Costa Rica 3, USA 1: The Day AfterJune 4, 2009 • By Soccer By Ives
It was ugly as it was thorough.
The U.S. men's national team was absolutely dominated on Wednesday night, losing to Costa Rica, 3-1, in a result that could have been even worse. Costa Rica did everything the United States was supposed to do, passing the ball well, moving well as a group, dominating with speed and sound defending.
Here is my story on the match for ESPN.com.
Here is what today's newspapers in San Jose look like:
I will look to offer some more observations on the match later today if I can do it before flying back home. For now, please feel free to share your thoughts about Wednesday night's match in the comments section below.