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U.S. lives to fight another day

Updated: June 18, 2010, 6:16 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

JOHANNESBURG -- The tale of two U.S. men's national teams was on display Friday night against Slovenia.

In the first half, an abjectly poor and passive U.S. side was pulled apart like taffy, leaving a misshapen mess -- and a 2-0 deficit. In the second half, the Americans kick-started their game and rode goals from Landon Donovan and Michael Bradley to salvage a 2-2 tie.

And had it not been for a phantom call by referee Koman Coulibaly late in the match that disallowed ...

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