Without Tim Howard, this could have been a much different game leaving fans with a much different sentiment towards the US team and perhaps a much more pessimistic view of the US’s future prospects on the international soccer scene.
But Tim Howard was a beast. Rarely going a more than a couple minutes without an amazing save to keep the the US in the game. When the smoke cleared, Howard tallied 16 saves, most of them being quite spectacular. Below is a video showing his busy, record setting, and some would say heroic performance in goal for the US .
Courtesy of Deadspin