The soccer news starts with an unexpected scenario for the USMNT in the November window. Canada sits atop Nations League A, group A with 9 points and a +9 goal difference from three games played. After their 2-0 loss to Canada in Toronto, the USMNT has 3 points and a +5 goal difference from two games. The USMNT and Canada meet on November 15 in Orlando with Canada in position to take group A with . . .
Canada took the lead in Nations League A, group A with a 1-0 shutout of the USMNT at BMO Field. Needing to make an injury substitution for Mark-Anthony Kaye just 7 minutes in, Canada regrouped and forced the offense in both halves. Alphonso Davies scored the game's only goal in the 63rd minute. Lucas Cavallini doubled the lead a minute into stoppage time. Canada goalkeeper Milan Borjan kept the . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT closing out the October international window at Canada in the Nations League (7:30pm ET - ESPN2). Due to starting their Nations League schedule in the September window, Canada has 6 points and a +7 goal difference from two games played. The USMNT is in 2nd-place with 3 points and a +7 differential from Friday's win over Cuba. While Canada is looking at this . . .
The soccer news starts with job done for the USMNT in their Nations League opener. Shutting out Cuba 7-0 at DC's Audi Field didn't highlight any issues for coach Gregg Berhalter's tactics, answered a potential goal difference tiebreaker, and kept the squad healthy. That last one might be the most important as the USMNT counts down to their toughest league A, group A in the Nations League. How . . .
The USMNT opened play in league A group A of the 2019-20 Concacaf Nations League with a 7-0 shutout of Cuba at Audi Field in Washington, DC. Weston McKennie opened the scoring 32 seconds into the game, doubling the lead in the 5th minute. Jordan Morris scored in the 9th with McKennie finishing off his hat-trick in the 13th minute. An own-goal made it 6-0 USMNT in the 37th with Josh Sargent scoring . . .
The USMNT opens its Nations League schedule on Friday night (7pm ET - FS1), playing Cuba at Audi Field in DC. There are plenty of opinions about Concacaf's newest tournament, most of them asking if it really benefits the elite teams in the region. For Concacaf, part of the point is obligating all of its members to play games that count in what were friendly windows. In the latest era of the FIFA . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Oct 10, 2019) US Soccer Players - Focus, grind, progress, get the job done. That's the short version of the USMNT's outlook as they prepare to kick off the first edition of the Concacaf Nations League. The United States is training in quiet isolation at George Mason University in the Northern Virginia suburbs of Washington, DC this week ahead of their Nations . . .
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USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter released his roster for the October 2019 Nations League games. The USMNT plays Cuba at DC's Audi Field on October 11 (7pm - FS1) and Canada in Toronto on October 15 (7:30pm ET - ESPN2). Berhalter called in 26 players with MLS not playing during the international break. Entering this competitive phase, one thing that’s important is we continue some of the younger guys . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 12, 2019) US Soccer Players - The USMNT got beaten by their main rival, then matched up stride-for-stride with global royalty. That's what the results of the past week's international friendlies vs. Mexico and Uruguay say on the scoreboard. They're also signposts amid a broader process of construction and education that is slated to continue into the . . .