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Klinsmann's faith pays off in win over Costa Rica

Updated: July 17, 2013, 3:38 AM ET
Associated Press

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. -- Jurgen Klinsmann is searching for a few good men. Nearly two dozen of them, actually.

When the World Cup rolls around in Brazil next year, he hopes to have 22 interchangeable parts on the U.S. national team.

In a 1-0 victory over Costa Rica on Tuesday night that gave the Americans their group title in the CONCACAF Gold Cup, Klinsmann's willingness to reserve judgment -- as well as his seemingly inexhaustible faith in most of his players -- paid off again.

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