Juergen Klinsmann looked more tired than relieved Tuesday after his U.S. soccer team rescued its World Cup qualifying campaign with a 4-0 victory over Guatemala.
“It's been a long couple of days,” he said with a weak chuckle as he slumped wearily into a folding chair.
Days that included an embarrassing 2-0 loss in Guatemala, withering criticism of his lineup choices and renewed calls for his ouster. So as much as Klinsmann needed a win Tuesday, he also needed it to come in convincing fashion.
And his team responded with its most complete performance in nearly a year, using goals from Clint Dempsey, Geoff Cameron, Graham Zusi...