AT THE HALF: Pulisic’s chip gives USMNT early lead (briefly)

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Christian Pulisic gave the U.S. men’s national team a very early lead over Chile — for a very short period of time — before eventually succumbing to injury and leaving the game not long before halftime.

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Gyasi Zardes — yes, that Gyasi Zardes — was responsible for creating the chance, but it was all Pulisic on the confident chip over the goalkeeper. It was the 10th goal of Pulisic’s international career, making him the youngest American to double digits (20 days, 189 days).

As good as the interplay between Zardes and Pulisic was on one end, the USMNT’s defending was that bad five minutes later on the other bad. Feel free to count up the total number of “what are you doing?” moments below.