Ricardo Pepi and Christian Pulisic steal the show! Winners and Losers after the USMNT fire SEVEN past Grenada

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Sometimes, we all can use a good ole' fashioned confidence boost, and that's exactly what the U.S. men's national team got on Friday night.

The U.S. made it look easy in Grenada, scoring early and often in what ended up being a 7-1 win in the CONCACAF Nations League. Ricardo Pepi and Weston McKennie each scored twice, while Christian Pulisic, Brenden Aaronson and Alejandro Zendejas made their marks with goals as well.

It was the Chelsea man that truly stole the show, though, with a Man of the Match performance, although Pepi won't be too far behind thanks to his brace. That's good news for the USMNT, and for the players themselves, both of whom can use the confidence boost after some tough moments on the club level.

Overall, it was a lopsided win by a team that expected to win in lopsided fashion. There were good moments, and plenty of them, but this was little more than taking care of business.

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