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Jurgen Klinsmann has already set the side up in different ways since taking over as coach, but his major move today was very interesting.
Jose Torres, an attack-minded midfielder, started the game at left-back and, as was mentioned by the commentary team, was meant to help the team keep possession as Klinsmann expected his side to have a lot of the ball throughout the game.
Would such a move have even been thought of during the Bob Bradley era?
That's doubtful. While one could say that playing Torres in defense is part of what made the defense a little suspect, you have to remember that the goal did not come until four natural defenders were in the side.
With Klinsmann's willingness to make decisions such as this, the U.S. team could be better prepared to adapt to tougher opponents when the time comes.