SCOTLAND VS USA (soccer)

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  1. Jonnyf

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    Are you guys watching it (Sat) i think we'll take it 1-0 or 2-0. But please give us some opinions. I think that Adu will cause us trouble but nothing that we can't handle
     
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    I'm just checking to see if you are aware that the US is ranked 55 spots higher than Scotland in the FIFA rankings, qualified for the World Cup with three games to spare, and are playing most of their European-based players in this match. But I'm sure Scotland can handle them without too many problems.
     
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    mmmmmm yeah i knew that TILL i saw who the US mostly play! theres one to research.
     
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    JonnyF is right, Scotland has had to play much stronger European teams for World Cup Qualifying. I think if will be a good game; my ancestors' homeland vs. mine. What broadcasting company is playing it?
     
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    I'd like to see Scotland travel to Azteca Stadium, 12 miles above sea level in a cloud of pollution and manage to score a goal. Also, the European power that is France just barely beat Costa Rica (CONCACAF's third place team) in a friendly (3-2). Just some food for thought. Go USA!
     
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    Is Adu seriously playing ? Don't get me wrong, he's going to be a great player, but he's not the guy you should be worried about. I'm guessing Donovan isn't playing because of MLS ?
     
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  7. Jonnyf

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    well 1-1.
    France are infact just restoring ability after a few terrible years
     
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    Did Adu play ?
     
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    don't know i only saw the 2nd goal on and missed the team sheet don't think he did though
     
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    Adu didn't play. He's still nowhere close to playing for the senior team (though he gets into the U-21 side often). Still, the US played a lot of other young guys, only being able to play four of its normal starters. If those young guys continue to get more experience in top matches, you'll have to love America's chances based on depth. But, we still need all of our top guys to be healthy to do real damage in the World Cup.
     
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