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Can U.S.'s new style work vs. Brazil?

Updated: May 30, 2012, 11:30 PM ET
By Jeff Carlisle | ESPN.com

Last Saturday, the U.S. men's national team at last looked capable of implementing the concepts that manager Jurgen Klinsmann has been preaching since he took over last July: playing the ball out of the back, pressing high up the field and playing at a high tempo. The payoff came in the form of a 5-1 thrashing of Scotland.

But as good as the result was, it came with a huge caveat, namely that the opponent already had one eye on its summer vacation. That will be far from ...

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