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U.S. should change its formation

Originally Published: February 25, 2010
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

After watching the U.S. strain to get past a meek El Salvadoran side Wednesday night, I couldn't help but wonder: Why is coach Bob Bradley so hell-bent on playing 4-4-2?

Bradley has been successful with a 4-4-2 formation of advanced wingers, most notably at the Confederations Cup this past summer, so his clinging to a winning tactic is somewhat understandable. But in light of recent and not-so-recent events, an alteration in his approach is in order.

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