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Grading U.S. players vs. France

Updated: November 11, 2011, 7:24 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

The Jurgen Klinsmann era is starting to take on an unpalatable consistency. The U.S. national team fell 1-0 to a short-handed but talented France side, with substitute Loic Remy netting the game winner in the 72nd minute. But the manner of the defeat will do little to make U.S. fans think better days are ahead. As has happened so often under Klinsmann, the U.S. performance was long on defensive grit but short on creativity, with the American midfield doing little to contribute to the ...

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