The USA suffered their third straight loss on Wednesday evening, eventually going down 3-2 against Chile in Rancagua despite taking the lead twice through Brek Shea and Jozy Altidore.
There was, however, one brief sliver of positivity, with US coach Jurgen Klinsmann setting sail aboard the showboat 10 minutes into the second half -- putting on a masterful display of touch and technique on the touchline with not one ball, but two.
Jozy Altidore admitted that the United States' attempt at a 3-5-2 formation in their friendly loss vs. Chile proved difficult for a team with several new parts and players at a variety of fitness levels.
The U.S. No. 17 got in the scoring column along with teammate Brek Shea in a 3-2 away loss to Chile. The hosts looked dangerous throughout and capitalized on two, second-half Mark Gonzalez goals to secure the win.
As Jermaine Jones hinted last week at the squad's Los Angeles-based training camp,...