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U.S. routs El Salvador, 5-1, to advance to Gold Cup semifinals

U.S. routs El Salvador, 5-1, to advance to Gold Cup semifinals

After Jurgen Klinsmann took over the U.S. national soccer team nearly two years ago, the positive results were not immediate. As recently as late May, when the Americans lost a friendly to Belgium, there were questions about whether the former German star and coach was a good fit. While the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup is clearly not the World Cup in terms of competition or worldwide significance, Klinsmann’s imprint is becoming apparent as the U.S. continues to blow out its mostly overwhelmed opponents. With the team making its first appearance in Baltimore since 1997, Sunday’s 5-1 rout of El Salvador before a pro-Salvadoran sellout crowd of 70,540 at M&T...

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