Grading U.S. win over Guadeloupe

Updated: June 15, 2011, 2:11 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

The U.S. men's national team can breathe easy again. Sort of.

After Saturday's stunning upset loss to Panama, the U.S. rebounded -- to a degree -- by defeating Guadeloupe, 1-0, courtesy of Jozy Altidore's 25-yard piledriver in the first half. In the process, the Americans secured second place in Group C of the Gold Cup, and now they'll face a red-hot Jamaica side in Sunday's first quarterfinal at RFK Stadium in Washington.

Of course, in the aftermath of the ...

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