On the eighth day at the 2010 World Cup in Group C the United States will play against Slovenia. Keep reading to learn the best moments of this exciting game, plus take a look at the photos and Video Below.
In their last game, the USA had a draw with England thanks to the terrible mistake of England’s Robert Green. But the Serbian Goalkeeper Samir Handanovic is way another story and the USA will have a lot of trouble to get past him.
These are the Player at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa.
|1 Tim Howard||1 Samir Handanovic|
|3 Carlos Bocanegra||2 Miso Brecko|
|4 Michael Bradley||4 Marko Suler|
|5 Oguchi Onyewu||5 Bostjan Cesar|
|6 Steve Cherundolo||Robert Koren|
|10 Landon Donovan||9 Zlatan Ljubijankic|
|15 Jay DeMerit||10 Valter Birsa|
|16 Francisco Torres||11 Milivoje Novakovic|
|17 Jozy Altidore||13 Bojan Jokic|
|20 Robbie Findley||17 Abdraz Kirm|
|8 Clint Dempsey||18 Aleksandar Radosavljevic|
|Coach: Bob Bradley||Coach: Matjaz Kek|
The first goal by Slovenia came by Zlatan Ljubijankic (42’) and Valter Birsa (13’), but it was a spectacular goal by Landon Donovan that set the score 2-1 on the 48th minute followed by the second one from USA’s Michael Bradley at the 61st minute.
The USA fought and deserved to win the game when they scored their third goal by Maurice Edu, but Koman Coulibaly disallowed leaving the Americans with a sour taste in their mouths and a stolen victory.
The Final results after 4 minutes in the injury time was a score of 2-0. Their next game will come on June 23rd vs. Argelia while Slovenia will play England. Take a look at the photos and the video below
World Cup Pictures
USA vs. Slovenia Video
Photos: www.WENN.com/ Matthew Hines, News Pictures, Thomas Faehnrich.