USA player ratings v Netherlands: Aston Villa's Brad Guzan and Tottenham's DeAndre Yedlin earn solid marks

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Jurgen Klinsmann's men scored twice inside the final five minutes to beat the Dutch 4-3 in Amsterdam.

Brad Guzan 7.5/10 – Could do little about the Dutch’s three goals and made some outstanding saves to ensure that the US still had a chance of mounting a comeback.

Timothy Chandler 6/10 – Caught out of position on a few occasions but his attacking efforts during the final stages were crucial to his side’s comeback.

Ventura Alvarado 5/10 – Feel asleep for Klaas-Jan Huntelaar’s 27-minute opener and looked vulnerable throughout the first-half. Was pulled at the break for Orozco as a result.

John Brooks 6.5/10 – Had a few questionable moments during the opening 45 minutes when attempting to deal with Robin van Persie but improved after the interval and grabbed the USA’s second goal following a driving run and finish.

Brek Shea 5.5/10 – Made some good runs forward during the first half, including one which should have resulted in a goal for himself, but his defensive positions was all over the place at times.

Kyle Beckerman 7/10 – Was his usual reliable-self in front of the back four and kept the midfield ticking over with his quick passing and no-nonsense defensive work.

Michael Bradley 8/10 – An immense performance from the stand-in skipper, who was all over the field and delivered an exquisite ball into the box for Yedlin to set up Brooks’ goal.

Alfredo Morales 4.5/10 – Not a great night for the Ingolstadt man, who was almost invisible before going off for Diskerud 11 minutes into the second-half.

Fabian Johnson 7/10 – Looked more than at home in an advanced role and provided a perfect cross for Zardes to poke in the USA’s first-half equaliser.

Gyasi Zardes 6.5/10 – Missed a great chance to open the scoring within the first 15 minutes after shooting straight at Jasper Cillessen but made up for it 20 minutes later with his first international goal.

Aron Johannsson 5/10 – Came into the match off a hot run of form but, while his work rate cannot be faulted, the AZ Alkmaar striker failed to prove much of a threat to the Dutch defence.


Michael Orozco (Alvarado 45) 6/10 – Allowed Huntelaar too much space for the hosts’ second goal but was otherwise solid enough in the second-half.

Mix Diskerud (Morales 56) 7/10 – Excellent on the ball, as his introduction for the defensive-minded Morales proved vital to getting the States back in the game.

DeAndre Yedlin (Shea 57) 7.5/10 – Pace off the bench made a huge impact, having grabbed the assist for Brooks’ goal to set the comeback in motion.

Danny Williams (Beckerman 63) 7/10 – Looked a bit off the pace until making his mark with a long-range finish to levels the scores at 3-3 just before stoppage-time.

Bobby Wood (Johannsson 65) 7/10 – The much-maligned striker silenced his critics after popping up in the right place at the right time to grab the last-gasp winner.

Jordan Morris (Zardes 81) 7/10 – Showed great composure on the ball to send in the cross for Wood’s clincher.

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