The 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship went to penalties with the game finishing scoreless in regulation. The USMNT converted on all five of their attempts with Honduras missing in the fourth round. There was a moment of confusion following the final USMNT penalty with the referee approaching the celebrating players before confirming it counted. The USMNT advanced to the 2017 U-20 World Cup on . . .
The USMNT won Group D in the second stage of the CONCACAF U-20 Championships, advancing to the U-20 World Cup. The USMNT beat El Salvador 2-1 on Friday in San Jose, Costa Rica. Emmanuel Sabbi scored in the 18th minute. Eryk Williamson assisted on the Sabbi goal and scored in the 25th. El Salvador pulled a goal back in the 35th. Both teams finished a man down to red cards in the 89th minute. . . .
The USMNT began play in the second group stage of the CONCACAF U-20 Championship with a 1-0 shutout of Mexico. Erik Palmer-Brown scored the game's only goal in the 29th minute at Estadio Ricardo Saprissa. Jonathan Klinsmann kept the clean sheet. Group D concludes for the USMNT on Friday against El Salvador. Mexico finishes group play on Wednesday against El Salvador. The top two teams qualify for . . .
The USMNT beat St Kitts and Nevis 4-1 on Friday to advance to the second group stage at the 2017 CONCACAF U-20 Championship. Finishing in 2nd-place in Group B, the USMNT will play Mexico and El Salvador in Group D. The top two teams advance to the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The Mexico game is scheduled for Feb 27 (5pm ET - CONCACAF Facebook Page). Brooks Lennon opened the scoring against St Kitts . . .
The USMNT rebounded at the CONCACAF U-20 Championships, beating Haiti 4-1. The win moved the USMNT into 2nd-place in Group B, ahead of Haiti on goal difference and trailing group leaders Panama by three points. The USMNT closes out group play against St Kitts and Nevis on Friday. St Kitts and Nevis lost 4-0 to Panama, leaving them with no points and a -8 goal difference. Haiti went ahead . . .
The USMNT started the 2017 schedule with a friendly against Serbia at San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium. The first 90 minutes for coach Bruce Arena's second stint in charge ended in a 0-0 draw. The game was a personal milestone for USMNT forward Jozy Altidore, winning his 100th cap. Sebastian Lletget made his debut for the United States, subbing on at halftime. So did Chris Pontius and Jorge . . .
The USMNT fell behind in the 44th minute when Johan Venegas headed in a Christian Bolanos cross from just outside the six-yard box. Bolanos scored in the 68th minute. Joel Campbell made it 3-0 in the 74th minute. Campbell came on for the injured Venegas in the 67th. He scored again in the 78th minute. USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann used his first substitution to bring on Lynden Gooch in the 70th . . .
Mexico ended their World Cup qualifying losing streak in Columbus, beating the USMNT 2-1 on a late goal to open the Hexagonal round. Miguel Layun put Mexico up in the 20th minute scoring with a deflection. Bobby Wood equalized in the 49th. Rafa Marquez scored Mexico's winner in the 89th minute, heading in a corner kick from Layun. Mexico finished a man down with a stoppage time red card to Carlos . . .
The USMNT finished off the October international window with a 1-1 draw with New Zealand at RFK Stadium. Julian Green put the USMNT up in the 27th minute with Monty Patterson equalizing in the 72nd. William Yarbrough started for the USMNT in goal, subbing out at halftime for David Bingham. USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann made a total of five substitutions, bringing on Lynden Gooch in the . . .
The USMNT traveled to Havana for an international friendly with Cuba and got a game from the hosts. With field conditions less than optimal, Cuba had their chances hitting the frame twice. It was the USMNT that finally got on the board with second-half substitute Chris Wondolowski scoring in the 62nd minute. Julian Green doubled the lead in the 71st. The USMNT travels to Washington DC for the . . .