A 49th minute penalty was the difference with the USMNT shutting out Costa Rica 1-0 in Carson, California. With a lineup that featured several players making their debut, it was Ulysses Lllanez getting his first game and first goal for the United States. Gyazi Zardes had a goal called back for offside in the 85th minute. Sean Johnson and Bill Hamid shared the clean sheet for the USMNT. WATCH: . . .
In an odd environment in the Cayman Islands in front of a tiny crowd, the USMNT advanced to the Concacaf Nations League knockout round with a 4-0 win over Cuba. Josh Sargent got credit for the opening goal less than a minute into the game, with a scrum in front of the net ending with the ball crossing the line. Jordan Morris doubled the lead in the 26th minute. Morris scored again in the 39th . . .
The USMNT put themselves in position to advance from Nations League A, Group A with a 4-1 win over Canada in Orlando. Canada is still top of the table with 9 points to the USMNT's 6, but this was Canada's final game. The USMNT concludes the Group A schedule at Cuba in the Cayman Islands on Tuesday (7:30pm ET - FS1). A win against Cuba would send the USMNT through to the semifinal round. Jordan . . .
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 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 closed out the 2019 September international window with a 1-1 draw with Uruguay at Busch Stadium in St Louis. Brian Rodriguez scored for Uruguay in the 50th minute. Jordan Morris equalized in the 79th. The USMNT returns to action in October with games against Cuba on the 11th and at Canada on the 15th. USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter allowed several players to return to their club teams . . .
The USMNT vs Mexico rivalry resumed on Friday at MetLife Stadium with Mexico recording a 3-0 win. Mexico benefited from the return of their first choice attacking players with Chicharito Hernandez opening the scoring in the 21st minute. Erick Gutierrez doubled the lead in the 78th minute with Uriel Antuna making it 3-0 in the 82nd. Josh Sargent had an 88th minute penalty saved by Mexico goalkeeper . . .
The 2019 Gold Cup ended at Chicago's Soldier Field on Sunday with Mexico lifting the trophy in a 1-0 win over the USMNT. Jonathan dos Santos scored the game's only goal in the 73rd minute with Guillermo Ochoa keeping the clean sheet. Christian Pulisic won the best young player award for the tournament with the USMNT winning the Fair Play award. The USMNT will reconvene for the September . . .
The USMNT advanced to the 2019 Gold Cup final to play Mexico on Sunday in Chicago (9pm ET - FS1). The USA beat Jamaica 3-1 in a game interrupted by a lengthy weather delay in the first-half. Weston McKennie opened the scoring for the USMNT with a 9th minute goal. Lightning caused officials to suspend the game in the 15th minute with the teams not returning to the field for 90 minutes. Christian . . .
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 . . .