The USMNT advanced to the knockout round at the U-17 World Cup with a 1-0 shutout of Ghana in Group A. The USMNT finishes out the group against Colombia on Thursday (10:30am ET - FS2). Ayo Akinola subbed on for the USMNT in the 63rd minute, scoring the game's only goal in the 75th. Justin Garces kept the clean sheet for the USMNT. -- GAME REPORT -- Match: U.S. U-17 Men's National Team vs. . . .
The USMNT had few issues with Panama in pursuit of a crucial three World Cup qualifying points. Tim Howard picked up the shutout in a game marked by a standout performance from Christian Pulisic. It was Pulisic opening the scoring in the 8th minute. He had the assist on Jozy Altidore's goal in the 19th. Bobby Wood won a penalty for the USMNT, converted by Altidore in the 43rd. Wood finished off . . .
The USMNT U-17s opened the World Cup with a 3-0 shutout of hosts India at Jawaharal Nehru Stadium in New Dehli. Josh Sargent opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 30th minute. Chris Durkin doubled the lead in the 51st, capitalizing on a USMNT corner kick. Andrew Carleton finished off the goals in the 84th minute. Justin Garces kept the clean sheet. In the other Group A game, Ghana . . .
The USMNT picked up a point in San Pedro Sula, drawing Honduras 1-1 in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying. Honduras took advantage at home, dictating pace and taking the lead through Romell Quioto in the 27th minute. It took time and substitutions for the USMNT to find an equalizer. Bobby Wood scored in the 85th, taking advantage of a scramble in front of goal. Honduras finished a man down with a . . .
The USMNT picked up their first loss since the return of Bruce Arena as head coach, losing 2-0 to Costa Rica at Red Bull Arena. Marcos Urena scored in the 30th and 82nd minutes with Keylor Navas keeping the clean sheet. The USMNT now shifts focus to Honduras on Tuesday (5:30pm ET - beIN Sport). "Our back line made some mistakes," Arena said in his postgame press conference. "We didn't come up . . .
There was a trophy to play for at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on Wednesday. Jaamica faced an early issue when their goalkeeper and captain Andre Blake suffered a hand injury. Blake had to sub out in the 22nd minute with backup Dwayne Miller replacing him. Jamaica almost made it out of the half with the game scoreless. Jozy Altidore put the USMNT up in the 45th minute from a free . . .
The USMNT booked their spot in the 2017 Gold Cup final with a key substitution and a regular putting the ball into the back of the net. A scoreless first-half saw the USMNT with the bulk of possession but nothing to show for it. Costa Rica had their chances in the second-half, pushing the USMNT for a response. They got it in the 72nd minute. Clint Dempsey subbed on in the 66th minute, finding . . .
The USMNT and El Salvador met in the Gold Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday at Lincoln Financial Field. Considering the stakes, the game developed as expected. The USMNT needed goalkeeper Tim Howard to come up big early on, stopping an El Salvador breakaway after a defensive slip. Both teams had chances, but it was the USMNT capitalizing. Omar Gonzalez headed in a Michael Bradley free kick to start . . .
The USMNT played Nicaragua for the first time on Saturday in Cleveland, needing goals to win group B at the 2017 Gold Cup. Panama's 3-0 shutout of Martinique in the early game meant the USMNT started knowing they would need the three points and three goals to take 1st-place. They got it, but it wasn't easy. The opportunities were there for the USMNT with Joe Corona opening the scoring in the 37th . . .
It wasn't easy for the USMNT against Martinique on Wednesday night at Tampa's Raymond James Stadium. A scoreless first-half led to twp USMNT goals and a Martinique comeback. The USMNT and Martinique started their Gold Cup group B game knowing that Panama beat Nicaragua to move into 1st-place in the group. Panama came back to win 3-1 in the early game. "Goal differential is going to be . . .