The United States moved onto the Copa America Centenario knockout rounds thanks to Clint Dempsey‘s early goal and a stalwart defensive effort after DeAndre Yedlin took a horrible pair of second-half yellows on Saturday in Philadelphia.
Who shone, and who flopped? Dig into our player ratings now.
Fabian Johnson — 5 — Not a great night for one of the Yanks’ best. Gave away a 3-on-1 when it was still 0-0.
Geoff Cameron — 7 — Steady as ever.
John Brooks — 10 — It’s not crazy to call his performance among the best performance of a USMNT center back in history.
DeAndre Yedlin — 3 — No sense of occasion or logic in his two second half yellow cards.
Jermaine Jones — 7 — Tenacious as usual.
Michael Bradley — 6 — Gutsy, but his service was atypically bad.
Alejandro Bedoya (Off 75′)-– 6 — An average night for the Nantes man.
Bobby Wood (Off 83′)— 8 — Ran his shoes to the soles, and was a nuisance to Paraguay.
Clint Dempsey — 8 — He’s likely to pass Landon Donovan as the USMNT’s all-time leading scorer by the time he retires, and it’ll be deserved.
Gyasi Zardes — 6 — On one hand, he provided the goal that keeps the group up for grabs. On the other, he bottled a chance to make it 2-0 in comical fashion.
Michael Orozco (On 50′) — 7 — Made us eat our words with a strong performance at the back.
Graham Zusi (On 75′) — 7 — No reason to question his heart, ever.
Kyle Beckerman (On 83′) — N/A