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Ricardo Clark’s goal in stoppage time lifts United States over Venezuela, 1-0, in international friendly

USA 1, Venezuela 0

Scoring: Ricardo Clark (Jermaine Jones) 90+7 minutes.

USA LINEUP: Bill Hamid; A.J. DeLaGarza, Michael Parkhurst, Geoff Cameron, Heath Pearce (Zach Loyd 72nd); Jeff Larentowicz (Ricardo Clark 62nd), Jermaine Jones (captain); Graham Zusi (C.J. Sapong 74th), Benny Feilhaber (Chris Wondolowksi 62nd), Brek Shea; Teal Bunbury (Brad Evans 88th).

Shots: USA, 15-6.

Corner kicks: USA, 7-0.

Attendance at University of Phoenix Stadium: 22,403.

Four players with Washington area connections earned their first caps: D.C. United goalkeeper Bill Hamid (Annandale, Va.), defender A.J. DeLaGarza (Bryans Road, Md; University of Maryland), midfielder Graham Zusi (University of Maryland) and forward C.J. Sapong (Forest Park High School, Prince William Soccer, James Madison University).

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Steven Goff is The Post’s soccer writer. His beats include D.C. United, MLS and the international game, as well as local college basketball.
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