The soccer news starts with the USMNT's 4-0 shutout of Guyana in the Gold Cup. There's no use flattering the opponent. This was a game that would always be about how the US won. That's Guyana's situation throughout the group D schedule, an over-matched team trying to take something away from the tournament. Against the USMNT, that takeaway was only being down a goal at halftime. For the USMNT, . . .
The USMNT opened group D play at the 2019 Gold Cup with a 4-0 win over Guyana at Allianz Field in Saint Paul. Paul Arriola opened the scoring in the 28th minute with an assist from Weston McKennie. The US took the 1-0 lead into halftime. Tyler Boyd made it 2-0 USMNT in the 51st with Michael Bradley assisting. The USA's third goal came when an Arriola ball into the box deflected off of a Guyana . . .
The USMNT starts Gold Cup group D play against Guyana on Tuesday in Saint Paul (10pm ET - FS1). For the USMNT, the match-up against the nation ranked 177th by FIFA and 22nd by Concacaf is an opportunity to put the warm-up friendlies behind them. The USMNT had difficulties generating offense against Jamaica and Venezuela. That shouldn't be an issue against Guyana, getting confidence in the system . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (June 17, 2019) US Soccer Players – The United States enters the 2019 Gold Cup knowing that it faces a tricky group stage against a trio of teams that will try to pull off an upset. The USMNT is also very familiar with two of those three teams, Trinidad & Tobago and Panama, giving the Americans a scouting edge ahead of their first game. “I think we have a great . . .
The soccer news starts with no surprises for the favorites at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Canada's new generation was under little pressure during their 4-0 shutout of Martinique and Mexico did a few goals better with a 7-0 win over Cuba in Saturday's opening doubleheader at the Rose Bowl. Haiti beat Bermuda 2-1 on Sunday and Costa Rica continued the run of form from the favorites with a 4-0 . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 14, 2019) US Soccer Players - Starting Saturday, Concacaf will add its semi-annual championship to the pile of international summer soccer already underway. In Group A of the 2019 Gold Cup, Canada faces Martinique in Pasadena in the first game of the day, with Mexico opening its quest to reclaim the Gold Cup title against Cuba in the second game of the . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (June 10, 2019) US Soccer Players – MLS teams have been here before. It happens every year in late spring/early summer whenever a major international tournament is on the schedule. MLS takes a break, but even then there are player absences that can cost teams in the short and long term. Missing players due to international duty means MLS coaches will need to . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT losing both of their Gold Cup warm-up friendlies and raising a lot of issues for fans and pundits. Namely, if this is coach Gregg Berhalter's plan for the Gold Cup, how will things change this quickly? It's a fair question, but so is asking what the friendly results might have looked like with his first choice lineup. Berhalter's lineups were part of his . . .
Preview: USMNT vs Jamaica The USMNT plays Jamaica on Wednesday in an international friendly that's the first of two warm-up games for the 2019 Gold Cup. The game at Washington, DC's Audi Field (7pm ET - FS1) is an opportunity for the USMNT. Coach Gregg Berhalter told members of the media on Tuesday that there are still Gold Cup roster spots in question. That roster is due at midnight on . . .
USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter will have 28 players in camp for Wednesday's friendly against Jamaica in Washington, DC (7pm ET - FS1). The 23-player Gold Cup roster is also due on Wednesday. Some USMNT players have been in camp since last Sunday with USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter calling in a mix of senior pros and U-23 eligible players. "After a great week of training, we now enter the phase of . . .