By the end of Hell Week, it was still fair to ask: Is the U.S. a good team? The Americans rekindled their old spirit against Egypt, but if the goal of the Confederations Cup was to measure themselves against the world's best, some of the concerns arising from the first two games still lingered. Wednesday's semifinal against Spain would be a perfect chance to provide more conclusive answers. One year away from World Cup 2010, much remains to be learned.
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