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What formation should the U.S. play?

Updated: October 6, 2011, 4:14 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

If there was one enduring image of Jurgen Klinsmann's first three games in charge of the U.S. men's national team, it probably occurred during last month's friendly against Costa Rica when a cross into the box from the right wing attempted to find U.S. forward Jozy Altidore. Not only did the pass miss its intended target, but there were no other options to be found in the opposition penalty area.

This was not an isolated incident. Outside of the first 30 minutes against ...

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