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 . . .
The soccer news starts with what can happen with assumptions. FIFA ruled against a claim brought by Crossfire Premier over a solidarity payment the club believed due for the transfer of DeAndre Yedlin to Spurs. The assumption was that FIFA sided with the arguments many make that solidarity payments aren't part of the American system. Instead, it turns out what FIFA's Dispute Resolution Chamber . . .
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 . . .
The USMNT continued their 2019 Gold Cup preparations in Cincinnati on Sunday playing Venezuela at Nippert Stadium. With Venezuela working towards the Copa America, they took an early led against the USMNT winning 3-0. The USMNT travels to Minneapolis for their Gold Cup opener against Guyana next Tuesday (10pm ET - FS1). Venezuela's Salomon Rondon opened the scoring in the 16th minute with . . .
Update: Djordje Mihailovic replaces Duane Holmes due to injury. Tyler Adams is out of the Gold Cup squad with a groin injury. Reggie Cannon is added to the roster. The soccer news starts with the announcement of the USMNT's 2019 Gold Cup roster. USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter picked 13 players without previous Gold Cup experience. That includes Christian Pulisic who has never played in . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 5, 2019) US Soccer Players - A "Plan B" formation, a bevy of new faces, and some understandable jitters on the eve of the Gold Cup roster drop were key factors for the USMNT in a 1-0 loss to Jamaica at Audi Field on Wednesday night. Fans are unaccustomed to seeing a result of that nature against the Reggae Boyz, who have now just won twice against the USMNT . . .