U.S. vs. Panama player grades

After a early Graham Zusi goal and plenty of talking points, how did the players rate?

Updated: January 26, 2012, 12:39 AM ET
By Leander Schaerlaeckens | ESPN.com

It may not have been pretty, but the narrow 1-0 U.S. win over Panama on Wednesday night certainly was educational; even though learning to gut out results on the road in Central America can be dirty work, it is a vital skill heading into World Cup qualifiers.

Playing a man down for much of the second half, the U.S. did exactly that, getting an early goal and riding out the remainder of the contest to give Jurgen Klinsmann three consecutive friendly wins. It was an experience ...

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