The US men’s national team beat Honduras 1-0 on Thursday night. You might’ve heard that they left it very late. You might’ve been one of the untold thousands (or at least hundreds) tweeting angrily about that at me, at the official USMNT handle, maybe at some of the players themselves — who can say, really.
If you were part of that group, then I’m here to tell you that you’re wrong. The US wasn’t great and, I think, not even particularly good. But they weren’t bad, either, and they were able to put out the fires that they themselves started.
And that’ll be my first big takeaway: