Jurgen Klinsmann responded to the beatdown with his typically sunny form, saying "When you lose them it’s not such a big pleasure, but I’d rather play Belgium 10 more times than El Salvador for the 100th time, because that’s where you learn." And you know what? He's right and he's the best for saying it.
But still, a butt whoopin'. Want to relive the "drama"? The Guardian liveblog will scratch that masochistic itch.
Luckily, Germany awaits on Sunday. The Americans have had more success at RFK Stadium:
Also looking at Sunday.....the #USMNT has won nine of last 11 at RFK and has scored 2+ goals in each of last eight at RFK.