The United States had everything on its side. History. A raucous home crowd. And, supposedly, the better team. None of it prevented Jamaica from handing the Americans their biggest upset defeat.
Forward Michael Seaton says Jamaica advanced to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals for the first time in 17 years because the Reggae Boyz enjoyed surprising the doubters.
The coach chose to add DaMarcus Beasley, Joe Corona and Alan Gordon for the knockout rounds, which begin with the quarterfinals Saturday in Baltimore.
Bobby Wood scored a late goal for the second time in six days as the United States defeated world power Germany, 2-1 on Wednesday.
Danny Williams scored in the 89th minute and Bobby Wood in the 90th, capping a comeback from a two-goal second-half deficit and giving the United States a 4-3 win over the Netherlands on Friday night.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
They know the eyes of the United States will be on them from thousands of miles away, and they say they are ready.
Alejandro Bedoya is a 27-year-old American player who is currently playing as an attacking midfielder or winger with French club Nantes and as a winger with the United States Men’s National Team.
Now that the U.S. has survived the so-called “Group of Death,” it’s time for sudden death: the knockout phase of the World Cup.
Germany defeated the United States 1-0 to win Group G ahead of the Americans, who also advanced to the knockout stage of the World Cup despite losing.
With his mouth doing most of the talking thus far, let’s look at the many faces of Jurgen Klinsmann and get to know the USMNT’s head soccer coach a little bit better …
Joachim Loew didn’t just battle the U.S., he did so while dealing with his nemesis…rain. Here’s the 8 times Germany’s head coach Joachim Loew was over the rain in Recife, Brazil…
While the Germans had four off days between matches, the U.S. had only three. And teams are 0-4 after games in the steamy Amazon rainforest capital of Manaus, where the Americans played Sunday night.
Jermaine Jones is a 32-year-old American that is currently playing for Turkish club team Besiktas and the United States Men’s National Team as a defensive midfielder.
Memo to bosses around the country: Thursday may not be a banner day for productivity. Especially between noon and, say, 2 p.m.