Things to Watch for the Next Round of USMNT World Cup Qualifiers

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman After Bruce Arena’s first camp back in charge, the USMNT came away with a victory over Jamaica and a draw with a weak Serbian side. Some players stood out, while others showed they are unfit for the national team. Overall, this camp was a good evaluation of the […] READ MORE


Sacha Kljestan And The USMNT: A Big Week For His International Future

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New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan has been called in to the US national team camp for its next pair of World Cup qualifiers this week, replacing injured defender John Anthony Brooks. The news comes as a welcome announcement on the heels of his excellent work for the Red Bulls throughout the 2016 MLS campaign, setting a […] READ MORE



Unrecognizable U.S. Men’s National Team Defeats Costa Rica

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The unrecognizable U.S. Men’s National Team that beat Costa Rica 4-0 on Tuesday night took everyone by surprise. The U.S. was 13-5-4 all time v. Costa Rica at home going into the game, however, the largest home win for the U.S. over the Ticos was 3-0 in June 2005 in a World Cup Qualifier. How […] READ MORE


USA's Mental Lapses Lead To Defeat Against Colombia

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USA’s mental lapses in the first half put a damper on the hype surrounding the 2016 Copa America campaign. The largely pro-Colombian crowd witnessed the U.S. Men’s National Team shoot themselves in the foot twice in the first half. With the lack of focus in the crucial periods on display, questions must be raised about Jurgen […] READ MORE


USA’s Mental Lapses Lead To Defeat Against Colombia

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USA’s mental lapses in the first half put a damper on the hype surrounding the 2016 Copa America campaign. The largely pro-Colombian crowd witnessed the U.S. Men’s National Team shoot themselves in the foot twice in the first half. With the lack of focus in the crucial periods on display, questions must be raised about Jurgen […] READ MORE


Copa America Non-Roster USMNT Players Impress

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Before the 23-man U.S. Men’s National Team (USMNT) roster finally plays and practices together this week, it is worth to take a look at which Copa America non-roster USMNT players performed well in today’s friendly against Puerto Rico made the best of their week long camp. Twelve players in yesterday’s USMNT roster that played in […] READ MORE


USMNT Won't Lack Scoring in Copa America

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The 40 man U.S. Men’s national team (USMNT) preliminary roster for the Copa America Centenario was announced on May first. There is no reason the USMNT should lack any scoring in the upcoming Copa America Centenario.  USMNT coach Jurgen Klinsmann pretty much rotates in and out the players on the list during each international break […] READ MORE


Bobby Wood’s Progression: Fulfilling Julian Green’s Prophecy

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(Editorial) – The U.S. Men’s National Team conceded a shocking goal in the opening five minutes of their 2018 World Cup Qualification campaign. They had dominated possession in the opening 10 minutes, but had not scored. The USMNT community (especially those done with Jurgen Klinsmann) were hanging on, waiting to see how this team on […] READ MORE


View From The Booth: Post Game Analysis of USA-Mexico

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(Editorial) – Jermaine Jones summed it up well: “We’re not happy. It’s bad.” The United States fell to arch rival Mexico 3-2 in extra time on Saturday night in the CONCACAF Cup. In doing so, they have qualified for the 2017 Confederations Cup in Russia. El Tri held 56% possession and outshot their opponents by […] READ MORE