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Rimando, Gil feature in 2-0 USMNT win over Panama

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Nick Rimando played 45 minutes and Luis Gil made a late 10-minute appearance as the United States beat Panama 2-0 in a January camp-ending friendly.

The most noteworthy point of the match was arguably Michael Bradley's first half olimpico, scoring directly from a corner with a curling set piece to the far post. Rimando did have a couple neat saves to keep the US's clean sheet in the first half.

Gil entered the match in the 81st minute for Clint Dempsey for his second-ever national team appearance. His first touches consisted of some crafty dribbling that ultimately ended in a Panama goal kick but did show some guile to his play.

Gil played as an almost direct replacement for Dempsey, sitting just beneath the two forwards. His movement was positive, but there wasn't too much for him to do, with the United States content to control the final ten minutes with conservative passing and movement - which is well enough, considering one knock against the team in the last year has been an inability to finish off games.