The striking problem that doomed America at the World Cup
- After a 3-1 loss to the Netherlands, the U.S. bowed out of the World Cup with just three goals in four games after repeatedly failing to finish scoring chances.
The clearest sign that the U.S. would be returning home from the World Cup after the Round of 16 came just three minutes into its clash with the Netherlands. Christian Pulisic had the ball in the middle of the box, with only the Dutch goalkeeper between him and a 1-0 lead.
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