Ljubijankic of Slovenia scored a goal during the 13th minute on a fast break which caught U.S. goalkeeper, Tim Howard off-guard. By the second half, Slovenia had a 2-0 lead. Landon Donovan and Michael Bradley contributed during the second half to the U.S. tie.
Donovan made it a 2-1 with a hard right-footed shot into the roof of the net from a tight angle three minutes after the break and Bradley, the coach’s son, scored in the 82nd minute. Slovenia has four points in the group and the Americans have two.