USMNT head into Copa América with first-ever draw against Brazil

USMNT head into Copa América with first-ever draw against Brazil

13-Jun-2024 01:45:21 | The Guardian

  • Christian Pulisic free-kick secures draw in Orlando
  • Americans respond after humiliating loss to Colombia

Christian Pulisic’s free-kick offset Rodrygo’s 17th-minute opener, and the United States played out a spirited 1-1 draw against Brazil on Wednesday night in the last warmup for both teams ahead of the Copa América.

Rebounding from a humiliating 5-1 loss to Colombia last weekend, the US stopped their 11-match losing streak against the Brazilians in a wide-open match. The Americans are now 1-1-18 against Brazil after the draw. Their only win against the Brazilians came in a 1998 Concacaf Gold Cup semi-final. The Seleção had 61% of possession, outshot the US 24-12 and had a 9-0 advantage in corners.

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