DeAndre Yedlin came on for injured starting right back Fabian Johnson in the 32nd minute and faced the daunting task of trying to deal with Belgian star Eden Hazard. The Seattle Sounders defender stood up to the challenge and also flashed his blazing speed, surging into the attack on multiple occasions.
“He’s fearless. He gets forward. He’s strong, he’s fast,” Tim Howard said of Yedlin. “(Eden) Hazard is no cake walk and I thought he handled him really, really well. Obviously, as the team got tired, we opened up, but when you talk about 1-on-1, he won those battles.”
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