The soccer news starts with an interesting weekend in the Gold Cup quarterfinals. Haiti came back from two goals down to knockout Canada 3-2. Mexico needed an extra round of penalties to get past Costa Rica. On the other side of the bracket, Jamaica advanced over Panama and the USMNT knocked out Curacao both with 1-0 shutouts. If there's any major carryover from these games, it's that there's . . .
The USMNT advanced to the Gold Cup semifinals with a 1-0 shutout of Curacao at Philadelphia's Lincoln Financial Field. Weston McKennie scored the game's only goal in the 25th minute, heading in a Christian Pulisic cross. Zack Steffen kept the clean sheet with four saves. The USMNT advances to play Jamaica on July 3 in the semifinals at Nashville's Nissan Stadium (9:30pm ET - FS1). Jamaica shutout . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT working to avoid ending up part of an underdog story at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. Curacao was the surprise 2nd-place finisher in group B, setting up a quarterfinal meeting with group D winners the United States on Sunday in Philadelphia (8pm ET - FS1). This presents a different challenge for the United States, with no one expecting to see Curacao . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 27, 2019) US Soccer Players - On Tuesday, one day before the USMNT wrapped up Gold Cup group play with a 1-0 victory over Panama in Kansas City, The Athletic published a Gregg Berhalter feature based off a one-on-one conversation with writer Paul Tenorio. In it, Berhalter spoke frankly about the pressure and scrutiny around his job even in the early stages of . . .
The USMNT responded to squad rotation with a 1-0 shutout of Panama to win group D at the 2019 Gold Cup. Jozy Altidore's goal made the difference in the 1-0 result. Now, the USMNT focuses on surprise team Curacao in Sunday's quarterfinal in Philadelphia (8pm ET - FS1). It's not the kind of test the USMNT expected to start the knockout rounds, but playing an underdog is its own . . .
The USMNT advanced to the 2019 Gold Cup quarterfinals by winning group D on Wednesday at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City. Jozy Altidore scored the game's only goal with an overhead kick in the 66th minute. Sean Johnson kept the clean sheet with one save. The USMNT will play Curacao in Philadelphia on Sunday (8:30pm ET - FS1). Panama plays Jamaica in the early game. USMNT coach Gregg . . .
The USMNT closes out group D play at the 2019 Gold Cup against Panama on Wednesday (9pm ET - FS1) at Children's Mercy Park in Kansas City. The USMNT raised expectations with a confident 6-0 shutout of Trinidad and Tobago on Saturday. They enter the group D finale tied on points with Panama but with a +10 goal difference to Panama's +4. What the USMNT showed against Trinidad and Tobago was the . . .
The soccer news starts with an upset on the final day of group B at the 2019 Concacaf Gold Cup. With Haiti and Costa Rica entering the finale tied on six points, the winner would take the group and avoid playing Mexico in the quarterfinals. That turned out to be Haiti, beating Costa Rica 2-1 to setup a date in the knockout round with Canada. Costa Rica led from a 13th minute Alvaro Saborio goal, . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT putting together a team performance against Trinidad and Tobago in game two of the Gold Cup. The win served at least two purposes. It qualified the USMNT for the quarterfinals and it reminded everybody how fun this team can be. It's far too early to tell if Gregg Berhalter's project is the est way forward, but for at least one night in Cleveland it was easy . . .
The USMNT posted a shutout in their second Gold Cup group D game, beating Trinidad and Tobago 6-0 in Cleveland. The USA took a 1-0 lead into the half courtesy of a 41st minute goal from Aaron Long. The goals added up quickly in the second-half with Gyasi Zardes scoring in the 66th and 69th minutes. Christian Pulisic made it 4-0 in the 73rd with Paul Arriola scoring in the 78th. Long finished off . . .