USMNT vs. Honduras: Three Key Statistics

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Noah Sobel-Pressman Bruce Arena’s first significant game in charge was a success, with the USMNT handing Honduras a 6-0 drubbing. Sebastian Lletget, Michael Bradley, Clint Dempsey, and Christian Pulisic all netted goals for the US. Tim Howard kept a clean sheet in his first game back with the national […] READ MORE





USMNT vs. Costa Rica: Americans Hammered 4-0

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki Four days after the United States Men’s National Team floundered away their dos a cero winning streak against Mexico in Columbus, they traveled down to Costa Rica and came back with only more pain and misery. Goals from Johan Venegas, Christian Bolanos, and two from Joel Campbell […] READ MORE


Dos a Cero No Mas: Mexico Defeats USMNT in Hex Opener

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki The narrative of dos a cero is no more. Rafa Marquez’s 89th minute header gave Mexico a 2-1 victory to start of the Hex in the worst possible way for the United States Men’s National Team. Shaky tactics, another questionable Jurgen Klinsmann lineup, and two stellar Mexican […] READ MORE


CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying: The Hex Matchday One

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From Last Word on Soccer, by Joe Hojnacki The Hex, the final stage of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying, begins Friday as the six remaining North American and Caribbean nations square off for the right to go to Russia in 2018. Out of Costa Rica, Honduras, Mexico, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States, three will […] READ MORE