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MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 08:  Coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the USA smiles against Honduras at Sun Life Stadium on October 8, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida.  (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
MIAMI GARDENS, FL - OCTOBER 08: Coach Jurgen Klinsmann of the USA smiles against Honduras at Sun Life Stadium on October 8, 2011 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Marc Serota/Getty Images)
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The Jurgen Klinsmann Era is still fresh and new. He's earned his first win, but the soccer fans in the United States want to see more than a win against a CONCACAF middle team and a draw against the best from our region. Tuesday night's game against Ecuador provides a fairly strong test (21st by SPI). Yet, the results still don't matter. Who plays is starting to matter because supposed undiscovered talents of the Bradley Era aren't getting discovered.

Most are focusing on the style of the team and Klinsmann's declared desire to change it from counter-attacking direct play to a more latin possession based team. Ideally some of the players that aren't fitting at this point get cycled out while new blood is brought in. He's had a few months and seeing the same players not do what he wants should be enough.

ESPN2 has the game at 4 PM Pacific time.

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