USA 2, Spain 0: Watch it again

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If you missed the U.S. national team's historic 2-0 upset victory against Spain today (maybe your TIVO didn't work or you forgot (doubt it)) you are in luck. The game is being shown again tonight on ESPN2 at 11pm.

If you didn't record it or watch it the first time, get your recorder ready because you may want to keep this little bit of history, and a thoroughly exciting and unforgettable match to boot.

If you did see the match today, feel free to share your own experiences from today. Were you at a packed bar? An office cubicle? At home with friends? At your house with your friend from Spain who thought you had no chance? Were you actually in Spain and cheering all by yourself? 

Where did you watch today's amazing match? Share your experience below.

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81 Responses to USA 2, Spain 0: Watch it again

  1. BigWave says:

    And here are the highlights (in German):

    link to

  2. RealPSL says:

    Reading the updates on SBI because it was raining and the DirecTV was out searching for a signal! Watching tonight so I can see what Bradley got a red for. This is the second final he has missed for cards. Too bad.

  3. Christopher Davis says:

    I ran across the street to a pizza shop to watch the game. Surprising the Italians dude there were pro-usa. It was great.

  4. Freddy says:

    DOS a CERO!

    I was at Globe Pub in Chicago and the place was packed and rockin!

  5. Chuck says:

    Watched on 360….Wonderful game. I think it;s becoming clearer that this team has the skill to win big games when they play with heart and desire. I have already watxhed it again on my tv. Looking back again, Gooch was am absolute beast and Donovan has finally won me over this tourney. Bring on Brazil. Think Benny should slide in for MB and other same 10.

  6. KMac says:

    I watched the game at home with my nearly 6 month old twin boys. I worried that my screaming might upset them but they were cool with it. AMAZING WIN!!! Great Intensity, “scrapiness” and work rate!!!

  7. John says:

    Watched Ives’ blog at the office. Thank you for blogging. If not for you, my coworkers would not think me very strange and excitable.

  8. John Malar says:

    I live in New Jersey. I had to work today. I taped the match and watched it as soon as I got home from work. I made sure that no one told me anything about the match beforehand and I stayed away from TVs and radios all day. What an amazing surprise! My wife knew the outcome and I was very tempted to ask her at about 70 minutes into the match, but, like the USMNT, I stayed strong to the end.

  9. SuperChivo says:

    On Futbol Picante on ESPN Deportes the commentators are going on and on about the “discipline” and heart of the Americans and even go as far as saying that Mexico could learn alot from them.

  10. teddo1 says:

    I live in Tokyo so I had to get up at 3a.m. and drink a pot of coffee. I’m half asleep at work now but it was worth it!

  11. green says:

    Holy $#@!

    Missed the live game, can’t wait to watch in an hour. Unbelievable.

    Gulp. That’s the sound of my own words going back down. They taste wonderful, oddly.

    Proud of the team for stepping up.

  12. SCRL says:

    Was at an Irish pub in midtown Manhattan. Same crowded place I watch weekday Champions League matches, but today it was nearly empty. Too bad there weren’t more Americans to hug/high-five/fist-bump. What an unbelievable result!

  13. AdamTheRed says:

    Play Torres and Adu on Sunday.

    Let them come.

  14. tokick says:

    I only had 2 hrs of sleep last nite (long story). Snuck out to watch the game at Britannia Arms in Cupertino, CA. Not a big crowd, but everyone was cheering for the US. Anyway, after 2 beers (and lack of sleep) I was unproductive for the rest of the day :)! Go USA!

  15. Matt P says:

    Bradley red card: link to

  16. Rocco says:

    I was watching in my basement with my two year old daughter and I scared her when Jozy scored. I screamed at the top of my lungs. And she said “daddy, you scared me.” I said that is because our team just scored a goal. She said ” goaalllllll”

    Props to Onyewu and the whole squad. Even Clark, who I’ve been down on was impressive. I watched the game twice already.

  17. Stephen says:

    Watched the game and dvr’d it to watch again. Great game to watch. I can not stand to listen to John Harkes, though. According to him we barely did anything right. He hates Clint Dempsey and seems to have a little bit of a man-crush on Landon.

  18. coachie says:

    Peeped on a shady internet feed. What a massive result. Where to rank this one in Team USA history? Jozy’s goal was world-class. Fulham would be perfect for the lad.

  19. SuperChivo says:

    Oh wow, this is great stuff, the announcers on Futbol Picante are really sweating the August match in El Azteca (no, I don’t mean the Mexican restaurant).

  20. fifawitz1313 says:

    On my couch in Chicago. It was SO amazing. I am so proud of our team. I was screaming at the top of my lungs after Altidore scored.

  21. MensreaJim says:

    I was at work, deep in the recesses of the old courthouse, skipping from one illegal feed to the next and following along with this lot. I really wish I could have been in a good bar with some more soccer fans instead of just looking mentally disturbed in my office.

  22. mmcg says:

    Watched @ home w/ my kids (3 yrs and 21 mos) – and got a few “Daddy, you scared me’s” after shouting at the TV (not the first time I’ve heard that). Wish I was somewhere w/ a crowd…and beer…there’s always Sunday.

  23. ag nigrin says:

    I watched at home live with my wife and 6 cats. A historic day for us long time supporters of the USMNT. The cats got tuna so they were happy as well!

  24. EDB says:

    I was trying to work from home.. but then after josy scored i said screw it.. i didn’t get much done.

  25. Brant says:

    I was in the freakin’ car!

    (I was invited to be a guest speaker at a major game convention in Columbus, OH and had to hit the road this week to get there)

    What’s funny, tho, is that I pulled up my Slingbox on my cell phone to make sure it was recording when we stopped for a sec in Charleston, SC. I turned it on just in time to see Jozy’s goal. Perfect.

    After that, I was checking the the ESPNSoccernet webcast on the mobile version of the browser, and when it hit 2-0 I called the office to tell people back there to find a live feed of it online somewhere, anywhere.

    Y’know what *REALLY* sucks? Guess when I have to drive home. Yep. Sunday. Ugh.

  26. LTADA says:

    My best friend, who has family and a house back in Spain, is borrowing my USA scarf to take to Spain next month when he goes to visit…just to rub it in a bit…

  27. sup says:

    Great win, the lads showed heart, skill, determination…wow! Great Game. I was watching at work and even those people in the office that dont know futbol were yelling and screaming when Jozy scored. Amazing day for the US.

  28. LTADA says:

    Oh yeah, I watched it at Mackey’s in Crystal City, VA with my boys. Probably going in to Lucky Bar Sunday for the final.

  29. michael says:

    Saw it earlier. Gonna watch it again tonight. You really can’t get too much of this sort of stuff. If you’re a USA soccer fan, it’s historical.

  30. Gerald says:

    I was at Nevada Smith’s in NYC and the place was packed.
    Mulligan’s in Hoboken had a good crowd as well

  31. soccerroo says:

    I hate that I can not get ESPN 360.

    Does anybody have a link to watch tonights replay?

  32. Jamie Z. says:

    I watched the match at W.J. Morrissey’s in Buffalo, NY and I was the only person in the whole bloody room. I had to explain to them there was a soccer game on the television and that I very much hoped to watch it. I still haven’t found a place to watch soccer in this awful city and if anyone can point me in the right direction I’ll be much obliged.

  33. jerry says:

    awesome. instead of doing homework, i couldn’t help but drink beer and read articles. now i can’t help but watch the game again. oh i am in over my head with this victory, and its not even the world cup!

  34. Michael Vann says:

    I watched the game at work, the National Soccer Hall of Fame, with the coworkers. How fitting is it that I watched a historic game in a place that is filled with US soccer history? Very surreal feeling. I’m still pinching myself.

  35. Kung Fu Kangaroos says:

    I got meetings rescheduled so I could head down to Penny Lane (Richmond VA) to watch the match. It was great to celebrate and high-five fellow American fans when Jozy and Dempsey scored!

  36. CT says:

    Watched my Slingbox feed at the office. No work done from the time the match started till now. Watching again here at home. I want to see the Bradley red card again.

    Adam the Red: We’ve found a lineup that can win big games and you want to put 2 infants into the team for the championship game. How incredibly stupid you must be!

  37. gmen04 says:

    spent the 2nd half at dorrians in Jersey City, 15 other people skipping work as well…what a day

  38. HokieFutbol says:

    I know that this is like opening Pandora’s box as stated by Blatter (I think) when Man U tried to get Fletcher’s red card overturned for the Champ League finals, but I am going to ask anyway. Is there any way we get Bradley’s red overturned? That card was ridiculous. I don’t care if his intent was malicious. He got pretty much all ball. That’s the only way I could see red coming out if they looked at intent, but that shouldn’t matter when you pretty much win the ball. I thought it was a borderline foul. Maybe my skipping work and drinking all day had some role there, but I couldn’t believe it was a straight red. Did anyone else see it like that?

  39. baloosh13 says:

    Did you know it was Charlie Davies birthday? I didn’t… if we schedule all are games so that they fall on players birthdays we would be set

  40. kpugs says:

    Hokie, I’m completely with you, but I would say the chances of it being overturned are less than zero. Still, I hope U.S. Soccer at least raises the issue, and brings up USA-Italy back in 2006 when they do.

  41. HS Coach says:

    I was at Illinois Wesleyan U. watching it with 100 or so high schoolers at a soccer camp.

  42. Phillypride says:

    I got off work in the 50th minute and ran to the nearest bar. I was the only one there and the bartender was kind enough to switch off of her Springer to let me watch. Later, another bartender came in with her two young children who I scared the sh** out of when Dempsey scored. By the end of the game, a few patrons had arrived and I was happy to inform them of the monumental victory. I love watching with true soccer fans, but it’s also great to spread the passion at neighborhood joints.

  43. D. says:

    I was in my office (ESPN360) and had to leave in the 75th minute to go arraign some bad guys. After looking at some scumbags in the jail for an hour I came back, pushed play and watched the final 15+. I was useless the rest of the day. The emotion was amazing.

  44. DJ says:

    Just in a room, at Ohio State, with a bunch of USA soccer fans. I’ve never screamed like that in a room full of agreeing fans like that. It was beautiful in every way.

  45. JAT says:

    Me and the dog watched it at home with the volume way up, everyone else was out. I’m sure my dog thinks I’m insane, but it was great. I didn’t even notice the sound of those vuvuzelas, or whatever the hell they are.

  46. G says:

    I left work and took a two hour lunch. There wasn’t too much of a crowd and zero sound. I wailed up like a chick.

  47. Djep says:

    I watched it live, 3.30am – 5.30am in my apartment in Seoul .

    My downstairs neighbors probably thought a bomb had gone off from the way I was jumping around after the second goal !

    I’m amazed that I didn’t throw my shoulder out of joint …

    Now I’m exhausted and can’t sleep. Today has been incredible !

  48. Michael says:

    Watched the game at O’brien’s in San Diego. The whole place erupted when Josy scored. Lost my voice. The lads played with heart. What a day for our team.

    It will be interesting how we go after Brazil. Can we play with one D Mid?

  49. Blake says:

    A University of Wisconsin campus apartment with a handful of other guys, ranging from casual supporter to diehard. The place was rocking for each goal, foul, and scoring opportunity and I think one of the guys ran outside and yelled after the final whistle.

  50. panchomiguelmoralesdeconejo says:

    On vacation, I DVR the game at the Inlaws…after taking my son fishing today, (no luck there) I hoped it was not an omen….what a game, deserved..but Spain is SCARY…when I saw Boca at the LB I said, that is the back line I’ve been hoping for. Spector is so calm on the ball. Good and Demerrit absolutely nothing got by them in the air.

    LD is a stud and I’d be surprised if he doesn’t get some sniffs…Dempsey’s best game, even better than Egypt. Was studly out there.

    I’ pumped and now I have to figure out how to sleep after such an exhilirating game. The only thing is I watched alone as none of my familyin laws cared to view with me….

  51. jerry says:

    poor guy, but at least they figured out how to work the darn thing! (read your earlier post).

  52. greg says:

    Sitting at work today, trying desperately to focus with the espn360 feed churning on one of my monitors. It’s all I could do not to yell out for both US goals. Or should I say golazos. Awesome game …

    More awesome to see all the other supporters stories. GO BOYS!!!

  53. Neumannator says:

    First day of summer (I’m a teacher) and watched it at home. My 4 year old woke up from her nap and kept telling me to chill out but I still haven’t chilled out.

  54. andrew in tampa says:

    watched the game with my 19 yr old son. one of the perks of teaching college. no pay but great soccer afternoons. A few minutes before the second goal I told my son that i didnt know if the US was going to win, but they were gonna score again. And sure enough. When Dempsey scored we jumped up and hugged each other. My 8 yr old daughter went and told my wife- me and my son were behaving like idiots in love. I plead guilty to that.

  55. jerry says:

    just as good 2nd time around.

  56. goalscorer24 says:

    Kind of an ugly game for the USA, but historic workman like accomplishment.

  57. jerry says:

    I think Bob Bradley was totally crying after the game….I was right with him.

  58. Zane says:

    Watched it at 2:30 in the morning live here in Australia. A bit shocked and excited with the results couldnt sleep anymore so just dragging today. Who cares what a game!

  59. Rastafari says:

    Class quote from Spain’s Torres after the match

    “”When you play against Spain, everybody are watching the game,” Fernando Torres, the star Spanish forward, said of the Americans. “So maybe all the people can see they have fantastic players, a fantastic team.”

  60. Gillyking says:

    Totally agree @ challenging the straight red card. I also wonder what is South American referee Jorge Larrionda’s beef with the Americans? Did he want our midfield leader, MB out of the coming rematch w/Brazil? Interesting that he takes a Yank off the pitch in every game he officiates. I saw far worse non calls today.

  61. Raoul Duke says:

    Woke up at 2am-ish in Sydney on a business trip and watched it. Screaming at a TV at 4am in a hotel room is not welcome anywhere, but I was so proud of our boys.

    Maybe the team will understand both from the criticism and the thousands of comments on sites now that there are plenty of people in the U.S. who care about soccer and the US MNT.

  62. Leonardo says:

    awesome to hear that everyone else saw the game 2x just like i did! i think i have the game memorized “now Donovan is gonna cross it- deflects off the defender- bounces around- and – DEMPS PUTS IT IN!!!”

    duuude so awesome i emailed all mis amigos and text’d everyone and twitted and facebooked and….

  63. Leonardo says:

    …i kept sending photos/videos/texts of the game to my familia + amigos cuz they were @work

    thank God I have an unlimited msging plan!


  64. Abubakar says:

    Congratulations to the US. The US football(u guys call it sowcar) and music are about the only things I like about the US. Abubakar, Nigeria

  65. jc says:

    I was at home alone screaming my lungs out alone at the tv. When Jozy scored I jumped and threw my arms up in celebration, and because I live in a new apartment, I forgot that there’s a ceiling fan right above the couch.

  66. TheJester525 says:

    I was watching near midnight in a hotel in Mauritius (so close to SA, but so far), and I almost destroyed the living room furniture each time we scored.

    Fantastic, definitely a lot of new US fans over here.

  67. David says:

    It’s always great to see Spain bites the dust. Congratulations from Catalonia, the next state in Europe!

  68. DC Josh says:

    I enjoyed every minute of the game standing in my living room with my wife, both of us frantically pacing around the whole game until Deuce slammed the ball in the back of the net. We had to put our dog outside after Jozy scored because she was so terrified of us, we were screaming at the top of our lungs, jumping up and down, and I even did a valiant Tiger-pump comboed with a long “yeaaaaaah”.

    It was an amazing game to watch, I only wish I could have been around other US supporters to hug and talk about the game over beer(s) afterwards.

  69. Don Miguel says:

    I was in southern Portugal, watching on the BBC. Excellent analysis and commentary.

  70. diro says:

    I’m in a professional office and can’t break away to watch the game so I went into complete “Media Blackout” – no email, text, phone, looking at news/sports sites – for the entire afternoon. Came home, cracked open a few schooners and watched the DVR of the game. I was screaming like crazy! Still in schock.

  71. Mike Z says:

    Bob Bradley’s team:

    Dismantled at Copa America (with B team)

    Looked like ametures against Brazil (US is in good company here)

    Beaten badley at Costa Rica (overly aggressive tactics)

    Won the Gold Cup (Bradley’s stated goal for the summer)

    Beat Switzerland and Poland in Europe (First time in US history)

    Unbeaten by Mexico (We’ll see what happens in Azteca)

    Draw with #1 team in the World – Agentina (at home)

    Beat #1 team in the World – Spain

    Made the Conferations Cup Final

  72. Eric Griesheimer says:

    DVR’d the game and watched at my home in East Nashville. My wife went up stairs and my yorkie was very frightened of me due to my random cursing. I almost jumped through the TV when Bradley got his Red Card.

  73. TroyJim says:

    Watched at Wolff’s Biergarten in Albany NY. Great crowd and Mark’s a great bartender. Finally a soccer bar in Albany!

  74. TJPierce says:

    Has anyone seen video of the crazy scorpion kick type thing Gooch (i think?) used to clear out the ball by our goal? I can’t find it anywhere and I would love to see it again.

  75. Brian says:

    Watched the game at Gatsby’s Pub in Indianapolis, told my boss I had a dentist appointment. When Jozy scored I jumped up and ran around and told the 3 other patrons (who thought I was crazy) that was a big deal. They actaully started paying attention after that. I am beyond words in describing my feelings right now, I can’t work that’s for sure.

  76. Luke in NC says:

    I was watching in glory land. We all were.

  77. Union James says:

    I was at my internship in a professional office and went into complete “media blackout”. I get home talk with my dad for a little (he tivoed it for me) and he says oh by the way the us won. As soon as he said it he say the disapointment on my face and he threw his hands in front of his mounth trying to take the word he just spoke back. I was mad for about half a second until I realized the US beat Spain. I cracked open a beer sat down with a huge smile and watched the game.

  78. Rory says:

    I couldn’t get away from work and was bummed that I would only be following a match tracker. On a soccer board I found a link to someone privately streaming the Irish feed of the match. Great quality.

    During both goals I jumped up in my cubicle and had to severely hold back a yell of celebration. I mentioned to a colleague that I was watching the match and the US just went up on Spain, 1-0. He said “That’s a relief, I thought you were having a seizure there.”

    -Northern Virginia

  79. Sg says:

    Watched at home with vol cranked.

  80. Just Watched it last night at the Aldgate in Shibuya. Was squeezed into the corner cause no one else wanted to watch it. The Japanese commentators were fun though. They just kept talking about how it must have been a divine act of god that prevented spain from winning.

  81. Scarlet says:

    I watched it on espn360 at work in Inman, SC. I originally planned to just listen while I worked but that turned out to be impossible. I could not tear my eyes off the action!! I’m lucky to work for a European company so there are people to talk to about soccer. We subscribe to FSC and usually watch English Premier League games. I’m so excited that we now have a US National team to be proud of!! I’m also happy to see that other people share my delight!!