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Five notes on U.S. vs. France

Updated: November 11, 2011, 10:12 AM ET
By Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

France hosts the United States on Friday afternoon (2:55 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN3), in the Americans' penultimate game of 2011. Here are five notes in advance of the match.

• Facing 1998 world champion France, USA seeks to defeat a country with a World Cup title for the first time since topping Uruguay 2-1 in Washington, D.C. in 2002. The Americans have never defeated any of the eight world champions on the road, whether they had already won a title or not.

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