Guatemala

World Cup qualifying

CONCACAF WCQ Preview: Costa Rica eyes Hex berth, and more

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Troy Taormina/USA Today Sports

Mexico was the first team to reach CONCACAF's final round of World Cup Qualifying. Costa Rica is hoping to be the second.

The road to Russia 2018 resumes for the remaining North American, Central American, and Caribbean nations on Friday when Matchday 5 takes place, and a few could lock up spots in the Hexagonal with victories in their respective matches.

USMNT 4, Guatemala 0: The SBI Breakdown

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

Photo by Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio The U.S. Men's National Team did not just turn in a big bounce-back performance in World Cup Qualifying on Tuesday night.

It delivered a perfect response.

The U.S. entered this week's World Cup qualifier against Guatemala under severe scrutiny, the result of a flat and brutally inept performance in an embarrassing defeat to Los Chapineslast Friday in Central America.

Latest talented USMNT prospect cap-tied after Christian Pulisic makes debut

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

Photo by Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio When the U.S. Men's National Team took a two-goal lead in the first half vs. Guatemala, the thought of seeing Christian Pulisic make his international debut began to pop into many observers' heads. It then seemed like a foregone conclusion after the U.

Geoff Cameron steps into leadership role in USMNT rout of Guatemala

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio Geoff Cameron made a big impact in the U.S. Men's National Team's lopsided win over Guatemala,but it was not just the goal he set up or the one he scored that helped his sideenjoy such a strong performance.

The U.S. got back on track in World Cup Qualifying on Tuesday night by clobbering Guatemala, 4-0, in a game at Mapfre Stadium that was every bit as one-sided as the scoreline indicated.

Recap: USMNT 4–0 Guatemala

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
The US tossed Guatemala aside and won, 4–0. The US was dominant, it looked easy. Which inevitably leads one to ask, Why was it so hard on Friday?

USMNT rolls past Guatemala in World Cup Qualifying rematch

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Trevor Ruszkowski/USA Today Sports

COLUMBUS, Ohio The U.S. Men's National Team needed a strong bounce-back performance and three points after suffering a shocking shutout loss to Guatemala last Friday.

The U.S. got both, and a little bit of revenge as well.

Four different players scoredand the U.

USA vs. Guatemala, World Cup qualifying: News, updates, highlights, lineups

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

The USMNT faces a must win World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala in Columbus with bonus info on Mexico v Canada from Azteca stadium. Three Big Storylines, TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View. Here is your USMNT Gamethread

Three Big Storylines:
  1. While this is not a mathematically must win game, it is a must win game.

USA vs. Guatemala, World Cup qualifying: Time, TV schedule and live stream

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

The USMNT faces a must win World Cup Qualifier against Guatemala in Columbus with bonus info on Mexico v Canada from Azteca stadium. Three Big Storylines, TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View. Here is your USMNT Gamethread

Three Big Storylines:
  1. While this is not a mathematically must win game, it is a must win game.

World Cup Qualifying preview: USMNT v Guatemala

The Philly Soccer Page at related • 0 views
While the outlook is a touch overcast just now, if results go the right way tonight, the US senior team could have made a huge stride toward reaching the next stage of World Cup Qualifying, and the U-23s could be in the Olympics.

Klinsmann, USMNT stress urgency ahead of must-win Guatemala match

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Jurgen Klinsmann isn't mincing any words: the U.S. Men's National team needs to walk out of MAPFRE Stadium with a victory on Tuesday night.

Following Friday night's disappointment in Guatemala City, the U.S. enters a must-win situation in Columbus. Currently sittingthird in their World Cup qualifying group, another loss would make the once unfathomableideaof missing out on the Hexagonal round a very real possibility.

Soccer TV: USMNT vs Guatemala

USSoccerPlayers at related • 1 view
The USMNT returns to action in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying on Tuesday, playing Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus. Read More

Guatemala's Carlos Ruiz cleared to travel ahead of USMNT clash

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

Photo by Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports

Despite some early doubt, Guatemala will have the team's top goalscorer to lead the way in Tuesday's World Cup qualifying clash with the U.S. Men's National Team.

Carlos Ruiz, who netted Guatemala's second goal in Friday's 2-0 win, has been cleared to travel to the U.

Jurgen Klinsmann

United States vs. Guatemala: Match Recap

Brotherly Game at related • 0 views

Of course when there's a decent amount of momentum to questioning Jurgen Klinsmann, he saves his job.

Just because the United States Men's National Team made short work of Guatemala Tuesday night doesn't mean a whole lot for the USSF going forward. Columbus, Ohio (of all places) is an absolute fortress for Jurgen's side, and it should have come as no surprise that the men got off to a great start.

Major Link Soccer: US fails to qualify for Rio Olympics

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

The ship was righted in Columbus as the full USMNT get a big win, but down in Texas the U-23's crash and burn..

U.S. Soccer

One ship was righted in Columbus, but the other went down in flames in Frisco. For US Soccer it was a confusing night to say the least. The full National Team put on a dominating performance against Guatemala while the U-23's lost their cool and their summer trip to Rio.

Klinsmann hangs on by a thread after USA beats Guatemala but loses to Colombia

World Cup Buzz at related • 0 views

Another dramatic and important night in US Soccer ended as many expected it to, with the US Men's National Team putting in a typical American effort in a 4-0 demolition of Guatemala, while the U-23's lacked the quality or the nous to overcome Colombia in the second leg of their Olympic qualifying tie.

Klinsmann hangs on by a thread after USA beats Guatemala but loses to Colombia

EPL Talk at related • 0 views

Another dramatic and important night in US Soccer ended as many expected it to, with the US Men's National Team putting in a typical American effort in a 4-0 demolition of Guatemala, while the U-23's lacked the quality or the nous to overcome Colombia in the second leg of their Olympic qualifying tie.

USMNT lineup actually features players in natural positions

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

It would appear that Jurgen Klinsmann has come to his senses and rolled out a lineup featuring players in positions they are actually well-suited to play in the United States' virtual must-win World Cup qualifier against Guatemala. Not a single player is being obviously played out of position, as DeAndre Yedlin has been returned to his more natural right back and Geoff Cameron is anchoring the defense at center back.

United States vs. Guatemala, 2018 World Cup Qualifying: Match Info and Live Stream

The Bent Musket at related • 1 view

Can the USMNT bounce back from a humiliating World Cup Qualifying loss to Guatemala? Jurgen Klinsmann's crew will have a chance to do just that during tonight's rematch, which kicks off at 7 p.m. ET.

Fresh off a 2-0 World Cup Qualifying loss at the hands of Carlos Ruiz and Guatemalan National Team, the United States face a "win or else" rematch tonight at Mapfre Stadium.

Do or Die: How to Watch Darlington Nagbe and the USMNT vs. Guatemala [4:00]; Plus, Costa Rica vs. Jamaica

Stumptown Footy at related • 0 views

There are a lot of things that people can't seem to agree on when it comes to the United States Men's National Team: should Jurgen Klinsmann be fired? Is the team's current run of terrible form Klinsmann's fault? Is Klinsmann putting his players in a position to succeed?

But, there is one thing that people can agree on: no matter how you answer the questions above, the USMNT needs to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, and to do that they need to beat Guatemala in this afternoon's match at Crew Stadium in Columbus, OH.

Some Soccer News for Mar 29, 2016

Du Nord at related • 0 views
It's Day 89 of 2016.


A note posted in the comments section here yesterday about the current state of the USMNT: " I watch with all the enthusiasm of entering a flaming porta-potty. -Marc"

dN

World Cup qualifying results:
-Tue Mar 29
USA v Guatemala - 6:00pm CT at Mapfre Stadium in Columbus OH on ESPN2.

USA vs. Guatemala, World Cup 2018 qualifying: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

Brotherly Game at related • 0 views

The United States must win or else their 2018 World Cup dreams are almost certainly over.

After a disastrous match against Guatemala, everything is riding on tonight for the United States. That's not hyperbole, it's reality. A loss and they most likely won't be heading to the 2018 World Cup and Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann most likely will be heading out of a job.

USA vs. Guatemala, World Cup 2018 qualifying: Time, TV schedule and live stream

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

It has been decades since the USMNT was in this kind of poor form, and they'll have to overcome it tonight if they're to retain any real hopes of advancing in World Cup qualifying.

Just four days ago, the United States traveled to Guatemala to play what was likely their toughest World Cup qualifying fixture before the Hexagonal round.

Clint Dempsey

Dempsey inicia goleada a Guatemala y Estados Unidos retoma el camino a Rusia

Fútbol En Seattle at related • 0 views
Con su gol 14 en eliminatorias mundialistas, Clint DEMPSEY abrió el camino para que la selección de Estados Unidos aplastara a Guatemala 4-0 anoche en el MAPFRE Stadium de Columbus, Ohio y asi revivir su pase a la fase final de la eliminatorias de la CONCACAF para la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018.

Dempsey inicia goleada a Guatemala y Estados Unidos retoma el camino a Rusia

Fútbol En Seattle at related • 0 views
Con su gol 14 en eliminatorias mundialistas, Clint DEMPSEY abrió el camino para que la selección de Estados Unidos aplastara a Guatemala 4-0 anoche en el MAPFRE Stadium de Columbus, Ohio y asi revivir su pase a la fase final de la eliminatorias de la CONCACAF para la Copa Mundial de la FIFA Rusia 2018.

Clint Dempsey gives USMNT much-needed lead over Guatemala

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

This is a bit more like the Clint Dempsey we've come to know and love. With the United States applying plenty of pressure, but so far not much to show for it, Dempsey is the one to get the breakthrough goal and grab a much-needed lead over Guatemala.

This was a vintage Dempsey goal, as he runs onto a free ball in the box after Gyasi Zardes kept it alive with a nice challenge.

Geoff Cameron

USA 4-0 Guatemala player ratings and match highlights [VIDEO]

World Cup Buzz at related • 1 view

Here are player ratings for the USA' 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday night in Columbus.

USA

Brad Guzan, 6 – The goalkeeper had very little to do on a night which the US dominated. There is still very little between Guzan and Tim Howard ahead of the Copa America.

Edgar Castillo, 4 – Castillo still doesn't look comfortable with the US.

USA 4-0 Guatemala player ratings and match highlights [VIDEO]

EPL Talk at related • 5 views

Here are player ratings for the USA' 4-0 win over Guatemala on Tuesday night in Columbus.

USA

Brad Guzan, 6 – The goalkeeper had very little to do on a night which the US dominated. There is still very little between Guzan and Tim Howard ahead of the Copa America.

Edgar Castillo, 4 – Castillo still doesn't look comfortable with the US.

United States avoids disaster with 4-0 blowout of Guatemala

Dynamo Theory at related • 0 views

The US national team managed to keep themselves alive in World Cup qualifying with a victory at home over Guatemala.

Disaster averted for the USMNT. A loss would have likely ruled them out of the 2018 World Cup, but in the comfort of Columbus's MAPFRE Stadium, they coasted by Guatemala, winning 4-0.

SBI USMNT Man of the Match: Geoff Cameron

Soccer By Ives at related • 0 views

After an all-around disappointing performance against Guatemala, the U.S. Men's National Team bounced back in a big way against the same foe on Tuesday as a centerbcakled the way both in the attack and in defense.

Geoff Cameronslotted into a centerback role after featuring at right back on Friday vs.

Cameron Helps USA Power Past Guatemala

New England Soccer Today at related • 0 views

Attleboro's Geoff Cameron was part of the scoring brigade in Tuesday's World Cup Qualifier, helping the United States administer a 4-0 walloping of Guatemala at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Cameron, who was stationed at center back for Tuesday's must-win match for the U.S., nodded through a Michael Bradley free kick in the 35th minute to give the U.

United States 4, Guatemala 0 - Dempsey, Cameron Put US Back On Track

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The United States didn't just need a win tonight in Columbus, Ohio. They needed a statement.

Four goals later the USA had dispatched Guatemala and retaken second place in Group C of CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying, silencing the questions about last Friday's loss for at least a day.

Clint Dempsey got the USMNT started in the in the 12th minute, after a long ball toward Gyasi Zardes fell to him at the top of the box.

United States

D.C. United's Steve Birnbaum starts United States World Cup qualifier against Guatemala

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

The Black-and-Red are having a tough season, but here's something to be proud of.

Confirming a rumor from earlier today, D.C. United center back Steve Birnbaum has been named to the starting lineup for the United States in their crucial World Cup qualifier versus Guatemala tonight. The 25 year old Birnbaum has earned 3 previous caps, but this will be his first competitive outing for the USMNT.

United States-Guatemala Preview: Back From The Brink, Again

The Bent Musket at related • 0 views

The United States has been here before, just four years ago they had four points through three games. They survived, but somehow their streak of 7 straight World Cups seems at risk.

Very rarely can a single day of qualifying for one team, or this case teams, be so important to one national team.

United States Men's National Team

USMNT embracing Columbus aura ahead of Guatemala clash

Soccer By Ives at related • 1 view

Photo by Rick Osentoski/USA TODAY Sports

With the team's World Cup qualifying status all but on the line, the U.S. Men's National Team returns to a familiar fortressfor what is certainly a must-win matchup.

Following a 2-0 loss in Guatemala City, the USMNT is set to host the Central American nation on Tuesday in Columbus' MAPFRE Stadium.

Who should the USMNT start vs. Guatemala?

Soccer By Ives at related • 2 views

Tuesday night's showdown against Guatemala could have been a match which saw the U.S. Men's National Team earn a spot in the Hex, but now the game is seemingly a must-win after the team failed to earn any points in Guatemala City.

The USMNT will host the Guatemalans for a second time this month on Tuesday in Columbus, Ohio (7 p.

The Rest

Wednesday Freedom Kicks: El Pescadito says adios

Black and Red United at related • 0 views

And, boy, did he put an exclamation point on that. (And an upside-down one in front of it, too.)

I'm usually the Friday guy. But blazindw has the day off. As we all know, you don't enter Wednesday Freedom Kicks with the Freedom Kicks compiler you want, but the one you have. And you've got me.

Watch: Joevin Jones finishes off brace with absolute golazo

Sounder at Heart at related • 0 views

Trinidad & Tobago punched ticket for Hex.

Although he's usually deployed as a left back, Joevin Jones has shown quite a bit of offensive flair in his limited opportunities farther up the field with the Seattle Sounders. But his display in Trinidad & Tabago's World Cup qualifier against Guatemala was quite unlike anything we'd seen before.

A Real Must-Win Game For USA Tonight

Soccer Tickets Online at related • 0 views

The USA's bid to qualify for the 2018 World Cup could be over tonight if they fail beat Guatemala in Columbus.

Jurgen Klinsmann's side is in this situation after Friday night's shock 2-0 loss in Guatemala. The defeat left the USA in third place in Group C with four points from three matches, having won, drawn and lost once so far.

Thousands Flee Guatemala Ahead of Tuesday's Qualifier vs. U.S.

Americanize Soccer at related • 2 views
Every day for the last several years, children are leaving Guatemala without parents and traveling through Mexico to cross the border into the U.S.

Since word got out a few years back about a 2008 human trafficking law that gives rights to unaccompanied alien children (UAC) coming to the U.

Some Soccer News for Mar 28, 2016

Du Nord at related • 0 views
It's Day 88 of 2016.


Mission accomplised. For Guatemala!

As far as I can tell, GUA (#95) the lowest-rated team in FIFA rankings #USMNT have lost to in official comp since rankings intro'd in 1992. — Matthew Doyle (@MLSAnalyst) March 28, 2016


World Cup qualifying results:
-Fri Mar 25
Guatemala 2-0 USA - Gua goals by Rafael Morales + Carlos Ruiz.