ZURICH -- For 80 minutes against Switzerland, it was arguably the most impressive performance the U.S. national team had produced since the World Cup.
Then forward Jozy Altidore was issued a game-changing -- and completely avoidable -- red card for a profanity-filled tirade on referee Luca Banti, forcing his teammates to play the final 22 minutes of the match down a man.
Once again, and for the eighth time in eight games since Brazil, the Americans conceded a goal after the 80th minute and had...
Jurgen Klinsmann called Jozy Altidore's red card "unfortunate" but said he was not concerned by a trend of the United States giving away second-half leads after a 1-1 draw in Switzerland on Tuesday.
The U.S. led 1-0 on Brek Shea's goal from a free kick on the stroke of halftime, but the momentum shifted in the 68th minute when Altidore was booked for tripping up Francois Moubandje.
Altidore then turned to speak angrily toward Italian referee Luca Banti, who immediately sent off the U.S. striker...