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UPDATE 10:30 AM ET: US beat Australia 3-1 on goals from Buddle and Gomez. Live blog has now ended. Thanks for tuning in!

Here's the AP's game report.


The US is taking on Australia in Roodepoort, South Africa today in what will be their final warm-up match before taking to the pitch next Saturday for their opening World Cup game against England. The team will be looking to keep up the momentum following last week's come from behind victory against Turkey in Philadelphia. You can watch the game live on ESPN 2.

Here are the starters for today.

USA Howard, Cherundolo, Goodson, DeMerit, Bocanegra, Clark, Bradley, Donovan, Dempsey, Findley, Buddle

Australia Schwarzer, Neill, Moore, Cahill, Culina, Wilkshire, Kennedy, Chipperfield, Grella, Garcia, Bresciano

One thing to note about the USA lineup is the absence of Altidore, who sprained his ankle during practice this week.

Finally, I'll be live blogging the game starting at 8:30 a.m. ET. Follow along below.

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