Excellent article by the other "Brian" on USMNT here.
If you don't know Brian Phillips's sportswriting, it's quite good (google around for more).
Here's a quote from this article:
Christian Pulisic, the 19-year-old who’s currently the 357th anointed savior of American men’s soccer, played pretty well. The rest of the team? Well, I’d say it was like watching a group of vacationing dentists try organized sport for the first time, but there are reasons to fear dentists. Dentists know how to hurt people.