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USA’s efficiency at Copa América is a historic failure

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The United States won’t advance to the knockout stage of Copa América after failing to get a end in its closing group stage match in opposition to Uruguay on Monday at Arrowhead Stadium. The U.S. exits the event with a win and two losses.

For the reason that group stage was launched in 1975, the US is the primary ever host nation to not advance to the Copa América knockout stage, however that is not the one manner by which its run was a historic failure. Listed below are stats from FOX Sports activities Analysis on the People’ disappointing event:

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  • For the reason that group stage was launched in 1975, the U.S. males’s workforce is the primary host nation to not advance to the knockout stage.
  • Coming into Monday, the U.S. had not been eradicated from the group stage in 19 earlier continental and international tournaments performed at house.
  • The U.S. did not advance after profitable its opening group stage match of a event for the primary time ever, after beforehand advancing all 23 instances it gained its first group stage match.
  • The U.S. is now 2-3-4 (W-L-D) all-time vs. Uruguay, and has been outscored 10-7 in these matches. It entered right this moment on a four-match unbeaten streak in opposition to Uruguay.
  • The USA’ solely earlier major-tournament assembly was Uruguay’s most up-to-date win within the collection: 1-0 within the 1993 Copa América group stage. Alexi Lalas and Cobi Jones each went 90 in that recreation.
  • Coming into Monday, the U.S. had by no means misplaced in both Kansas Metropolis — Kansas or Missouri — going 10-0-2 (W-L-D)
  • The U.S. had a cross completion proportion of 75.4% in three group stage matches, which is ranked 14th out of 16 groups on the event. It additionally had a cross completion proportion of 75.5% within the attacking third, which was the third-worst proportion.
  • The U.S. ended the group stage with 14 photographs on aim however solely three objectives, which ranks eighth amongst all groups.
  • Gregg Berhalter is now 0-5-5 (W-L-D) vs. top-15 groups (aside from Mexico). The very best-ranked non-Mexico workforce the U.S. has crushed below Berhalter is Iran (twentieth) on the World Cup.
  • Gregg Berhalter is now 2-6-7 (W-L-D) vs. top-25 groups (excluding Mexico). Publish-World Cup, he is 0-2-1 (W-L-D) vs. prime 25 groups (excluding Mexico).
  • *Stats correct as of July 1

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