Three Star Daily, June 9th: Unimpressive United States Lacks Quality in Victory

TAMPA, FL - JUNE 08: Forward Clint Dempsey #8 of Team USA advances the ball against Team Antigua and Barbuda during the FIFA World Cup Qualifier Match at Raymond James Stadium on June 8, 2012 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by J. Meric/Getty Images)

Good morning Galaxy fans! As we prepare for a day full of European Championship matches, NBA game sevens, Stanley Cup Finals, and a Pacquiao boxing match; it can all feel a bit overwhelming. Just relax and enjoy, while catching up on what the sporting press made of last night's United States victory. Prognosis, they aren't happy:

A World Cup Qualifying Victory Lacks Quality for the U.S. - NYTimes.com
Despite seemingly endless waves of attacks from the United States, a plucky but overmatched Antigua and Barbuda squad fought hard before eventually losing to the Americans, 3-1.

U.S. soccer vs. Antigua and Barbuda: Americans get unimpressive win in 2014 World Cup qualifying - The Washington Post
The Americans’ performance in their opening qualifier for the 2014 World Cup, a 3-1 victory over tiny Antigua and Barbuda, leaves much to be desired.

U.S. downs Antigua and Barbuda in WC qualifying - Wire Soccer - The Sacramento Bee
Carlos Bocanegra and Clint Dempsey scored in the first half and the U.S. men's national team defeated Antigua and Barbuda, 3-1, on Friday night to open CONCACAF qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.

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