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Olympics Matchday One: Holden Goal Lifts USA

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The best of MLS Players in Olympics

Nigeria

Emmanuel Ekpo entered the match in the 89th minute in the the 0-0 draw.

USA

Stuart Holden scored a goal for the US in its 1-0 win over Japan.

Marvell Wynne set up Holden’s goal and played a full 90 minutes at right back in the US victory.

Brian McBride played 74 minutes for the US.

Mo Edu played 90 minutes for the US.

Robbie Rogers played 87 minutes for the US.

Sacha Kljestan went a full 90 minutes for the US.

Michael Parkhurst went a full 90 minutes for the US

Former MLS Players

New Zealand

Ryan Nelson played 90 minutes for New Zealand in its 1-1 draw with China

Simon Elliot also played 90 minutes for New Zeland

USA

Freddy Adu played 90 minutes for the US picking up a yellow card for its efforts.

Jozy Altiodre entered the match in minute 74.

Brad Guzan made several saves for the US

Michael Bradley played 90 minutes for the US breaking up several challenges.

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About Kartik Krishnaiyer

A lifelong lover of soccer, the beautiful game, he served from January 2010 until May 2013 as the Director of Communications and Public Relations for the North American Soccer League (NASL). Raised on the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the old NASL, Krishnaiyer previously hosted the American Soccer Show on the Champions Soccer Radio Network, the Major League Soccer Talk podcast and the EPL Talk Podcast. His soccer writing has been featured by several media outlets including The Guardian and The Telegraph. He is the author of the book Blue With Envy about Manchester City FC.
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3 Responses to Olympics Matchday One: Holden Goal Lifts USA

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  2. Max says:

    Great job Stuuuie!

  3. Max says:

    Great job Stuuuie!

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