USA Vs. Brazil: Herculez Gomez Draws One Back For The USMNT

Maybe that United States side isn't dead after all? Despite being second-best for most of the first half, they are just one goal down thanks to Herculez Gomez's goal just before halftime, which cut the Brazil lead to 2-1.

The move could have been disastrous because of a poor touch by Maurice Edu, but the Americans managed to keep the ball. Eventually, the ball found Michael Bradley, who slipped an inch-perfect ball into Fabian Johnson. Johnson got to the ball just before the end line and crossed to the middle, where it took a deflection before popping up to the late-running Gomez. Despite there being a foot in front of him, Gomez bravely stuck his head in and nodded the ball in from goal range, and the match was back on.

For more on the U.S. vs. Brazil friendly, check out the match's StoryStream, which has previews, as well as live and postgame coverage.

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