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Grading the U.S. in World Cup qualie

Updated: June 8, 2012, 10:57 PM ET
By Brent Latham | Special to ESPN.com

The U.S. got the win and all three points in its World Cup qualifying opener Friday night in Tampa. But as it kicks off the marathon of qualifying, Jurgen Klinsmann's side left plenty of doubts headed toward a tougher challenge at Guatemala next week.

On a rainy night in West Florida, the home team predictably controlled the vast majority of play, but often looked sluggish in seeing off a game Antigua and Barbuda side, 3-1, with goals from Carlos Bocanegra, Clint Dempsey and Herculez ...

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