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Can the U.S. end its losing streak?

Updated: May 30, 2012, 9:24 AM ET
By Paul Carr & Albert Larcada, ESPN Stats & Information

• The U.S. has lost eight straight matches against Brazil, last winning 1-0 in the 1998 Gold Cup semifinals. The eight-game slide is the U.S.'s second-longest versus any country, topped only by a 10-game losing streak against Mexico from 1937-57.

• After beating Italy in February, the U.S. could beat two of the eight World Cup winners in the same calendar year for the second time in team history. The only previous year was 1999, when the Americans defeated Germany ...

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