By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 30, 2022) US Soccer Players - Tournament soccer is a particular kind of problem. With a premium on getting the results needed to advance, how those results happen is not much of a concern. Everyone would like to score lots of goals and win going away. However, goals can matter when it comes down to tiebreakers. The first priority is always the points. A narrow . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the USMNT's path to a round of 16 game with the Netherlands on Saturday (10am ET - FOX) in an interesting group B final day. With all involved well aware that the USMNT needed a win to advance, the scope and pressure of the game turned into several decisive moments for the United States in a 1-0 win over Iran. How the goal was scored Sergino Dest to Christian . . .
The United States advanced in 2nd-place in World Cup group B, beating Iran 1-0 at Al Thumama Stadium on Tuesday. Christian Pulisic scored for the USMNT in the 38th minute, injured on the play and eventually subbing out at halftime. The USMNT had a chance to double the lead in first-half stoppage time, but instead Tim Weah's shot was called for offside. The USMNT plays the Netherlands on Saturday, . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 28, 2022) US Soccer Players – After collecting two points at the 2022 World Cup, the USMNT enters Tuesday's final group stage match in need of a win. The United States controls its own fate after draws against Wales and England, setting the stakes against Iran. It's a task the US has had to face before. Excluding the 1990 and 1998 World Cups, where the USMNT . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with or preview of the USMNT in tomorrow's group B finale against Iran. As we all know, the USMNT has to win to advance, with Iran capable of moving to the knockout stage with a draw. With that firmly in mind, here's what we can take from both game twos as well as a look at what's happening in group A. Production is still the easiest issue to highlight What's already . . .
The USMNT drew 0-0 with England in the second game of group B at Al Bayt Stadium, setting up a must-win scenario to advance in Tuesday's game three with Iran. The USMNT is in 3rd-place with two points from group play. The USMNT put 10 shots on goal to England's eight, but England finished with three on frame to one for the United States. "I think both teams worked hard," USMNT coach Gregg . . .
By Charles Boehm – AL-RAYYAN, QATAR (Nov 24, 2022) US Soccer Players - One of the mantras of Gregg Berhalter's time in charge of the USMNT has been desire to change the way the world looks at American soccer. One of the best opportunities of his tenure to do so arrives with Friday's Group B encounter with mighty England at Al Bayt Stadium north of Doha (2pm ET - FOX). It's a meeting with one of . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 23, 2022) US Soccer Players - Over the first few days of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the most definitive performance so far by the final score was England's 6-2 win over Iran in group B. The United States gets the challenge of England on Friday, and there's no denying that the Americans face a stiff defensive test in game two of the group stage. Still, there are . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the aftermath of the USMNT's 1-1 draw with Wales to open group B. With both teams now tied for 2nd and 3rd-place on a point, the focus quickly shifts to Friday's game twos. Those games, Wales vs Iran and England vs USA, should build on what we saw from all four teams yesterday. With that in mind, here are three takeaways from the group B openers. Yellow . . .
The USMNT opened World Cup group B play drawing 1-1 with Wales at Al Rayyan Stadium. Tim Weah scored the game's opening goal in the 36th minute with Christian Pulisic assisting. Wales equalized from the penalty spot with Gareth Bale converting in the 82nd minute. "I think we lost a little but of power, USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter told FOX. "But in the same sense, Wales stepped up their pressure . . .