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, . . .
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 . . .
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 . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 21, 2022) US Soccer Players – The USMNT is one of the youngest teams at this World Cup. It’s a data point we’ve heard again and again. It’s also a trait that can be a benefit at this World Cup, especially when it comes to fitness and dealing with the Qatari heat. Following an eight-year absence, the United States returned to the World Cup on Monday, playing . . .
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 . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 18, 2022) US Soccer Players - It's almost impossible to make too big a deal out of what's coming on Monday. Years of effort, much of it in service of just qualifying for the tournament, have led to this. There are no givens when it comes to making the field for the quadrennial celebration of the world's favorite game, and perhaps no two teams in the field know . . .
By Luis Bueno - RIVERSIDE, CA (Nov 9, 2022) US Soccer Players - When the USMNT lines up against Wales in the teams’ opening match on Monday, there won’t be anything new as far as the midfield is concerned. US coach Gregg Berhalter selected seven midfielders who contributed greatly to the team’s World Cup qualifying efforts. While there will likely be just three starting spots filled by . . .