U.S. shocks Spain to gain Confederations Cup final

Posted on 24 June 2009 by ASN Staff

Jozy Altidore gave the U.S. a first-half lead it would never relinquish in its Confederations Cup semifinal match with Spain at Bloemfontein, South Africa. The defending European champions, fielding an “A” side and unbeaten in 35 games entering the match, huffed and puffed but could not blow the Yanks’ house down. Clint Dempsey added a second goal late in the second half and the U.S. went on to book arguably its biggest soccer victory in nearly 60 years.

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