USA ended their five-game losing streak with a 1:0 victory over the hosts, Switzerland in an international friendly at the St. Jakob Park in Basel on Wednesday.
After a first half without goals, Michael Bradley scored for the stars & stripes with four minutes remaining in the victory over the Swiss.
This is also the first victory for the USA over Switzerland in seven meetings between the two teams since 1978.
The stars & stripes will travel next month to face South Africa in a friendly at the Ellis Park Stadium in Johannesburg on 17 November.
17.10.2007: Basel, SWITZERLAND; St. Jakob Park (A: 16500)
SWITZERLAND - USA 0:1 (0:0)
Michael BRADLEY 86'
SUI: Pascal Zuberbühler - Johan Djourou (17: Steve Von Bergen), Ludovic Magnin, Xavier Margairaz (46: Hakan Yakin), Marco Streller (46: Blaise Nkufo), Stephane Grichting, David Degen, Tranquillo Barnetta (75: Christoph Spycher), Gokhan Inler, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Fabio Celestini (46: Gelson Fernandes). Booked: Streller 45'
TD: Jakob KUHN
USA: Marcus Hahnemann (46: Brad Guzan) - Steve Cherundolo, Oguchi Onyewu (46: Dan Califf), Carlos Bocanegra, Eddie Lewis (84: Danny Szetela), Benny Feilhaber, Maurice Edu, Michael Bradley, DaMarcus Beasley (31: Heath Pearce), Taylor Twellman (77: Freddy Adu), Clint Dempsey (90: Robbie Findley). Booked: Onyewu 45', Edu 53'
TD: Bob BRADLEY
R: Frank DE BLEECKERE (BEL)
17.11.2007: Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA; Ellis Park Stadium (16:00)
SOUTH AFRICA - USA
Photos from Laurent Gillieron/AP