In a NYT-TS article ($) which defends Bruce Arena's team selection, if not tactics, George Vecsey makes a similar point to yesterday's post on "the long view:"
Outrage, Despair: Soccer Has Arrived in U.S.
.......Americans are upset because the Yanks stunk it up against the Czechs? That in itself is progress.
Outrage and despair? Welcome to the world soccer community, America.