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USA Vs. Chile: 0-0 Halftime, Not A Lot Of Quality, But Plenty Of Positives

34:00 - When Chile seems interested in keeping the ball, the United States doesn't look like they have any chance to win it back. Fortunately for them, Chile's been trying a fair amount of long ball. Against a team they're more skilled than and much smaller than. Yeah, I don't get it either.

37:00 - Chris Wondolowski has not been impressive, but it's hardly by any fault of his own. He's getting frustrated at his lack of touches, and he just committed a foul while tracking back to try to find the ball. Hopefully he doesn't start drifting, because the United States will need him to be in position if they actually do get an attack together. After a solid start, it' been all Chile for about 10 minutes.

43:00 - This match has settled down a bit with not a whole lot happening. Chris Wondolowski has remained isolated, Brek Shea has struggled, and Jeff Larentowicz has not had a major impact on the game. Like I noted in an earlier update, the right sided players are not playing well. Still, there are positives. Dax McCarty, Tim Ream, Omar Gonzalez, and Nick Rimando have all been superb. Mikkel Diskerud has been neither good, nor bad. Zach Loyd, while he has shown his age at times, has shown more promise than problems.

Halftime: Bob Bradley has some decisions to make, and we'll likely see multiple substitutions after the break.