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Five thoughts from U.S.'s win over Italy

Updated: March 1, 2012, 9:16 AM ET
By Paul Carr, ESPN Stats & Information

The United States defeated Italy 1-0 in Genoa, on a Clint Dempsey goal in the 55th minute. Here are five notes on the historic triumph.

• The U.S. beats Italy for the first time in 11 matches. The 10 previous games were the U.S.'s most against any country without a victory. That ignominious honor now falls to Bolivia, which the U.S. has never defeated in six meetings.

• This is the first time the U.S. has beaten a country with a ...

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