How Jurgen Klinsmann Fixed the US National Team's Defense

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How Jurgen Klinsmann Fixed the US National Team's Defense
USA TODAY Sports

Following its win over Panama in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final on Sunday, the United States men’s national team is now on an 11-game winning streak. Over that stretch, the USMNT has given up eight goals for a 0.72 goals against average and picked up five shutouts along the way. By comparison, the U.S. had given up 12 goals for a 1.09 goals against average over the 11-game stretch prior to the winning streak.

So, what changes has U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann made that have helped the team’s defense improve?

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