I am fortunate that I have attended a fair amount of matches including the US squad a few times. When I was packing up a few months ago I found this program from 1980 where we saw the Memphis Rogues play Man City.
The US had a ton of momentum then just let it die. That defense was gassed at the end. It seems, as it has for years, there is no real chemistry among the players on the team. Its basically a one man show for whoever has the ball.