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USA Vs. Scotland: Landon Donovan Nets A Hat Trick

You can't stop Landon Donovan. Well, maybe you can, but Scotland sure can't. The American star has notched his third goal of the match against Scotland to put the United States up 4-1 and the rout is on.

Donovan gets the credit for the goal and the hat trick, as he should, but his goals have come on the end of some really fine team play by the U.S., especially in the midfield. His third goal came thanks to Michael Bradley, who despite being pressured from behind, played a great ball into Donovan that put him in alone on goal. From there it was all about simple finishing and the U.S. had themselves a three-goal lead.

Donovan's nine-month absence from the national team had many U.S. fans upset, and it put Jurgen Klinsmann in a bit of a hole, but both the fans and Klinsmann will forgive him if he keeps playing like this. All is well in America right now.