GENOA, ITALY - FEBRUARY 28: USA head coach Jurgen Klinsmann smiles during a training session ahead of their international friendly against Italy at Luigi Ferraris Stadium on February 28, 2012 in Genoa, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa/Getty Images)
Good afternoon Galaxy fans! It's already been a big day of soccer, with Greece and Poland playing a wild one to kick off Group A, and Russia currently up 2-0 on the Czech Republic at halftime. While you're waiting for that one to kick off again, check out some headlines on tonight's nightcap; the United States taking on Antigua and Barbuda. The small island is looking for an upset on the road, while the United States is looking to answer Jurgen Klinsmann's call to be more aggressive. Our own Landon Donovan looks to factor into this one, the way he did with his hat trick against Scotland.
Antigua, Tiny U.S. Soccer Foe, Has Big Aspirations - NYTimes.com
Antigua and Barbuda, a Caribbean nation of 81,000, has reached the World Cup qualifying semifinal round for the first time and will play the United States on Friday.
U.S. looking to be more aggressive in World Cup qualifying - latimes.com
There's no doubt the U.S. will be playing an aggressive, physical game when it resumes World Cup qualifying Friday against Antigua in Tampa, Fla.
U.S. World Cup qualifying: Tiny Antigua and Barbuda hopes for big upset - The Washington Post
Tiny Antigua and Barbuda hopes to pull off a big upset on Friday against the United States in World Cup qualifying.
GALAXY: Keane, Ireland have Euro goals - Soccer Blog - ESPN Los Angeles
CARSON -- The odds might not favor Ireland as the European Championship begins in Poland and the Ukraine, but that's fine with Galaxy striker Robbie