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WATCH: Bedoya sets USMNT up for pair as Yanks lead Bolivia 2-0 at half

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BOSTON, MA - OCTOBER 08: Alejandro Bedoya speaks to the media during a United States soccer training session at Ohiri Field on October 8, 2014 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

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Alejandro Bedoya set up Gyasi Zardes and John Brooks for first half goals as the USMNT leads Bolivia 2-0 in Kansas City on Saturday.

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Zardes put the Yanks ahead in the 26th minute on a cool bit of passing. Geoff Cameron found Clint Dempsey, who clipped the ball over to Alejandro Bedoya. The Nantes midfielder played a pretty ball through to Zardes, who calmly fired past a charging Guillermo Viscarra. 1-0.

Gyasi Zardes scores his 4th career international goal to put the #USMNT 1-0 up on Bolivia. #USAvBOL https://t.co/3oXd2H9Q8v


— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) May 29, 2016

This game was very chippy, with Bolivia doing the little nasty things to go with big, card-worthy fouls. The Yanks kept their composure, though, and made it 2-0 when Bedoya slid to knock the ball outside the six for Brooks to pass home with his left foot.

That was cheeky, @ussoccer. #USAvBOL https://t.co/D4OgaGviq3


— FOX Soccer (@FOXSoccer) May 29, 2016

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