World Cup Qualifying: Rounding up the situation in every confederation

International breaks come hard and fast at the start of the league Calendar. There has been one every month as the World Cup Qualifying landscape has begun to take shape. Now that November is halfway done, and qualifying is now taking a break until March, it’s worth looking at some of the major storylines from […]

Watch: Rafael Marquez scores late winner for Mexico

At the very end of the game in Columbus, Ohio the Mexican National Team secured three points against the USMNT. The USMNT had a good second half but it wasn’t enough as Mexico grabbed a late winner following a corner in the 89th minute. Rafael Marquez ran to the near post and flicked the ball […]

Watch: Bobby Wood levels the score for the USMNT against Mexico

Bobby Wood continued his fine form at the start of the second half when he brought the USMNT back level with Mexico. The Hamburg striker equalized just minutes after the restart and seems to have cemented his place as the USMNT’s number one striker. Wood took advantage of some sloppy defending when he split the […]

Watch: Miguel Layun gives Mexico a 1-0 lead over the USMNT

The Start to the Hex hasn’t gone as well as the USMNT might have hoped and a Mexico goal in the 20th minute meant the American fans would have to wait until next time to see their favorite scoreline. Miguel Layun of Mexico took the ball off Michael Bradley about 3o yards from goal before […]

U.S. Men’s National Team visits Cuba for historic friendly

On November 11, the United States will restart its World Cup Qualifying campaign in Columbus against Mexico. This afternoon, the Americans will tune up with a visit to Cuba for a friendly. It’s the first trip to Cuba for a friendly for the national team since July 1947, a 5-2 win for the Cubans in […]

U.S. men look to lock up spot in Hex against Trinidad & Tobago tonight

Barring something ridiculous, the United States in through to the next round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. Whether or not it advances as a group winner or as runners-up depends on how it fares tonight in Jacksonville against Trinidad & Tobago (8 p.m. ET, FS1). Looking at the table, it would take a […]

U.S. resumes World Cup qualifying against St. Vincent and the Grenadines

The road to Russia resumes today for CONCACAF sides, and the United States will be in action against St. Vincent and the Grenadines (3:20 p.m. ET, BeIn Sports). It looks like a mismatch on paper, but there’s still plenty on the line for Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad today: Getting to the Hex: A win today won’t […]

The second Gold Cup should become a U23 tournament

If there’s one thing that we learned this summer it’s that international summer soccer tournaments are amazing. Sure we already knew that thanks to the World Cup, but with the Euro’s and Copa America going full throttle for most of the month of June it just served as a nice reminder. Of course there is […]

WATCH: Gyasi Zardes makes it 2-0 in USMNT’s quarterfinal in Copa America

After being heavily criticized for his first touch (enough so that someone actually made a YouTube compilation video of his terrible first touches), finally Gyasi Zardes gets a goal for the USMNT in the Copa America Centenario. After a weird sequence that saw Antonio Valencia and Jermaine Jones see simultaneous red cards, both teams were […]

WATCH: Alexis Sanchez scores golazo off volley for Chile

Alexis Sanchez was scrutinized heavily for not scoring a goal yet in Copa America Centenario play, as he was one of Chile’s best during the last Copa America held in Chile when he scored a goal in the competition. The pressure was on him to score a goal and help lead his team to victory in […]