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Americans Abroad

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Jonathan Gonzalez, DeAndre Yedlin and more

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While England gets caught up in FA Cup madness, the Liga MX Clausura kicks off over the weekend.

Following a slew of reports regarding his international future, Jonathan Gonzalez takes the field with Monterrey to open the season against Morelia. Gonzalez is fresh off a Copa MX crown as well as a Best XI selection as he looks to follow up a breakout campaign that saw Monterrey dominate most of the Apertura season.

Gonzalez, Monterrey fall to Torres, Tigres in Liga MX final

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After running through Liga MX for a majority of the season, Jonathan Gonzalez and Monterrey fell short of a trophy on Sunday night.

Top-seeded Monterrey fell in Sunday's Liga MX final as Tigres emerged as Mexican champions via a 2-1 (3-2 aggregate) victory. Gonzalez started and played 80 minutes for Monterrey in the losing effort.

Americans Abroad Wednesday Preview: Torres, Kitchen, Villafana and more

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Cup action takes centerstage on Wednesday as several Americans look to lead their team in tournaments both international and domestic.

With the return of the CONCACAF Champions League, Jose Torres and Tigres face off with fellow Liga MX side Pumas in the first leg of the tournament's quarterfinals.

Americans Abroad Sunday Rewind: Alvarado, Chandler, Grossman and more

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Before officially departing his current club, Ventura Alvarado had a part to play in guiding Club America to the Liga MX Apertura final.

Alvarado started and played all 90 minutes at right back, helping guide Club America to a 2-0 win over Necaxa. The win sees the club seal a 3-1 aggregate victory, booking a date with Jose Torres, Luis Silva and Tigres in the Liga MX finale.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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In sore need of boosting his quickly-fading World Cup chances, Jose Torres enjoyed a goal-scoring performance that just might grab the attention of U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann ahead of next month's friendly vs. Mexico.

Torres netted his first league goal since joining Tigres UANL in 2012 on Saturday, capping the scoring in the club's surprise 3-0 triumph over Liga MX leaders Cruz Azul.

Torres scores game-winner for Tigres in Copa MX

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Jose Torres isn't known for his goal-scoring abilities with Tigres UANL but he found himself in the right place at the right time on Tuesday evening.

In the sixth minute with his team pressing high up the field, Torres intercepted a terrible cross-field pass from Atletico San Luis defender Alexis Loera and scored easily in a one-on-one situation with the goalkeeper.

Americans Abroad: Weekend Rewind

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On a weekend that may just be the worst in a long time for the Americans Abroad contingent, it was the player that U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann continuously ignores who shined brightest.

Eric Lichaj was one of very few Americans to enjoy a good performance this past weekend, as he helped Nottingham Forest pick up a 3-1 win over Brighton & Hove Albion on Saturday.

Torres endures rough night at left back in Copa MX loss

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A week after scoring a memorable wonder-goal for Tigres UANL, Jose Torres had a more than forgettable performance in Copa MX play.

Torres endured a rough night at the office on Wednesday night, as Tigres allowed a two-goal lead to slip away before falling to Monterrey in penalty kicks, 4-2.

Americans Abroad: Midweek Rewind

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There is no stopping Aron Johannsson these days. Just ask Sparta Rotterdam.

Johannsson enjoyed quite the day at the office on Thursday, scoring a hat-trick in AZ Alkmaar's 4-1 extra-time win over Sparta Rotterdam in KNVB Cup action. Johannsson netted a fifth-minute opener and also came up big after the match ended, 1-1, in regulation, scoring the next two goals in the added 30 minutes to assure that AZ would move on in the tournament.

Torres opens Tigres UANL scoring account in Copa MX loss

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At long last, Jose Torres has his first goal with Tigres UANL.

Torres scored for the first time since joining Tigres in late 2012 in the club's 3-2 Copa MX loss to Santos Laguna on Tuesday night. Theveteran midfielder struck a beauty to spur a comeback attempt for Tigres, hitting a shot from around the edge of the penalty area into the top corner of the far post in the 41st minute.

Torres transfers to Tigres UANL from Pachuca

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Jose Torres will be plying his trade in Mexico in 2013, but it will not for the club that gave him his professional start.

Torres officially transfered from Pachuca to Tigres UANL on Friday, ending a six-year stint with the Tuzos.No details of the transfer were made available, but the U.

Report: Torres heading to Tigres

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U.S. Men's National Team midfielder Jose Torres has spent nine years with Mexican side Pachuca since moving to Mexico from the United States as a teenager, but it seems like his time with 'Los Tuzos' is ready to come to an end.

Reports in Mexico have linked Torres to a move to Mexican side Tigres.

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Analyzing best options for US left back position; By Steve Davis

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For the United States national team, left back is the problem child that just cannot be tamed.

Surely you've heard that before; this is hardly a recent thing. Going way, way back, left back was a mostly unsettled spot for Steve Sampson, then for Bruce Arena, then for Bob Bradley and now, generally, for Jurgen Klinsmann.

Analyzing best options for US left back position; By Steve Davis

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For the United States national team, left back is the problem child that just cannot be tamed.

Surely you've heard that before; this is hardly a recent thing. Going way, way back, left back was a mostly unsettled spot for Steve Sampson, then for Bruce Arena, then for Bob Bradley and now, generally, for Jurgen Klinsmann.

“Not good enough”: reaction to Union loss in San Jose, US looks ahead to Mexico, more news

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Hackworth blasts Union showing in against the Earthquakes. US brings in reinforcements to face Mexico as it looks to rebound from Friday's qualifier loss to Costa Rica. More news.

Goodson, Corona headline list of USMNT replacements for Mexico qualifier

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The rash of yellow cards that led to a handful of suspensions on the U.S. Men's National Team for Tuesday's match vs. Mexico forced Jurgen Klinsmann to call in reinforcements and he wasn't shy about calling the cavalry.

Joe Corona, Jose Torres, Clarence Goodson and Brad Davis have been called in as replacements for the team, stepping in for suspended regulars Jozy Altidore, Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron, as well as injured star midfielder Michael Bradley, who has officially been ruled out of the Mexico match.

USMNT: The Milkman Cometh

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Sean Johnson's Gold Cup debut was an unexpected tournament highlight for Fire fans. OTF's Austin Fido takes a look at what the Milkman and friends delivered in Connecticut...

USMNT's jubilant summer of soccer continued against Costa Rica in the final round of CONCACAF Gold Cup group play on Tuesday night.

Beckerman blossoming in role as backbone of USMNT Gold Cup midfield

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As U.S. Men's National Team head coach Jurgen Klinsmann continues to tinker with his central midfield set-up in the 2013 Gold Cup, there has been one constant.

Kyle Beckerman, now with 28 international caps, has started both of the USMNT matches so far in the Gold Cup, holding down the defensive midfield role while Stuart Holden, Joe Corona, Jose Torres, and Mix Diskerud have been competing for a permanent place.

Photo Gallery: The US National Team Prepares for Honduras

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Photos from the United States National Team training session at Florida International University on Monday, Feb 4, 2013. Read More

USA v Jamaica (1-2) (1-0) – The Difference was Simply Home & Away?

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After worrying Yank's supporters with a poor showing and a loss in Kingston, the squad rebounded in Columbus, playing a fluid passing style in their Tuesday night victory. Each section of the article will focus on a tactical point and compare how the teams played in the two matches.
The Lineups On Friday, the US played a 4-3-1-2, which resulted in a very narrow approach.

Who should Klinsmann start vs. Jamaica this time?

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Just two days removed from Friday's disappointing 2-1 loss to Jamaica, Jurgen Klinsmann is left to figure out just which 11 players he can turn to for Tuesday's crucial rematch against the 'Reggae Boyz' in Columbus.

There were few good performances across the board for the Americans, and some that should lead to changes in the lineup.

Players happy Hack no longer interim, US in U-20 WC final, more news

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Players happy Hackworth no longer interim manager, says he brings stability. Adu says "amazing" Union fans are one of the best fan bases he's played in front of. US in U-20 Women's World Cup final after defeating Nigeria in semis. USMNT news ahead of Friday's WCQ. More.

Major League Soccer

Yedlin and Gil are in, Feilhaber, Torres and Magee left out of USMNT squad to face Mexico

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Youngsters DeAndre Yedlin and Luis Gil were two of the few slight surprise inclusions in the U.S. Men's National Team roster announced on Wednesday to take on Mexico on April 2nd.

A team consisting mainly of MLS-based players, as well as Liga MX teammates DaMarcus Beasley and Michael Orozco and new USMNT commit Julian Green was revealed on Wednesday and there were few true surprises.

CONCACAF Champions League: Seattle 3 – Tigres 1, 3-2 agg

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Seattle advanced in the CONCACAF Champions League with a 3-2 aggregate win over Tigres at CenturyLink Field on Tuesday night. Read More

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Tigres and Tijuana

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In this week's Corner, we rate Tigres and Tijuana as both clubs look for stronger showings in the 2014 Clausura season. Read More

Tigres 1 – Club America 0

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Tigres remain just outside of the playoff picture in Liga MX's 2013 Apertura season, beating Club America 1-0. Read More

Losses for Anderlecht, Tigres

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Sacha Kljestan's Anderlecht lost in the Champions League and Jose Torres and Jonathan Bornstein's Tigres exited the Copa MX. Read More

Goal for Torres, Win for Altidore

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Jose Torres scored for Tigres in a Copa MX loss, but the team is in good position to advance from the group stage. Read More

Mexico Clausura Quarterfinals Update

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The Mexico Clausura playoffs opened this week with two National Teamers Abroad clubs in action in the quarterfinal stage. Read More

Champions League: Tigres 1 – Seattle 0

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Tigres opened their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal series with a first-leg win on Wednesday night at the Estadio Universitario. Read More

Tell Me About: Tigres in 2013

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In an update to our guide to what you need to know about Tigres, we update player moves that brought US soccer player Jose Torres to the club. Read More

National Teamers Abroad: Liga MX

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Mexico's Liga MX played over the international break. Michael Orozco subbed on in the 89th minute for San Luis in their 2-2 draw with Atlante. Luis Mendoza opened the scoring for San Luis in the 2nd minute with Noe Maya doubling that lead in the 61st. Atlante scored in the 81st and equalized three minutes into stoppage time.

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USA vs. Mexico lineup: United States scrambles for replacements against El Tri

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As if the 3-1 loss to Costa Rica in World Cup Qualifying was not enough, the game resulted in a number of players for the United States being either injured or suspended for the even more critical match against Mexico. Michael Bradley was injured in warmups, Matt Besler and Geoff Cameron both picked up yellow cards and are suspended, and Jozy Altidore is both injured and suspended.

Klinsmann’s 23-Man Roster To Face Costa Rica, Mexico

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And there you have it.

No cards and good passes, okay?

Klinsmann's crew to face Costa Rica in Colorado and Mexico at the Aztecz.


G: Brad Guzan, Nick Rimando, Sean Johnson

DEF: Tim Chandler, Geoff Cameron, Omar Gonzalez, Matt Besler, Justin Morrow, Tony Beltran

MF: Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones, Danny Williams, Maurice Edu, Jose Torres, Kyle Beckerman, DaMarcus Beasley, Sacha Kljestan, Brek Shea

FW: Clint Dempsey, Graham Zusi, Eddie Johnson,

STR: Jozy Altidore, Herculez Gomez, Terrence Body

Besler, Torres and Kljestan among 24 players called into USMNT camp ahead of Honduras qualifier

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Veterans Tim Howard, Clint Dempsey and Michael Bradley headline the U.S. Men's National Team roster chosen to travel to San Pedro Sula ahead of Wednesday's vital World Cup qualifying clash against Honduras, a roster heavy on European-based players.

Graham Zusi, Eddie Johnson and Matt Besler headline a contingent of seven MLS-based players.

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Liga MX Weekend Preview: Santos face Toluca; Pumas host Tigres; and more

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Thirteen weeks into the Clausura season, the parity amongst Liga MX teams is easy to see when looking at the standings. Just ten points separate third-placed Club America from the 14th-placed Puebla.

However, first-placed Tigres UANL have quietly stayed undefeated and will look to extend their lead at the top of the table when they visit fifth-placed Pumas on Saturday.

Mexican League Rewind: Santos Laguna ties Tigres, Pachuca hands Cruz Azul first loss

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UANL Tigres kept their unbeaten record intact this past weekend in Mexican league action, but they needed a comeback against a dangerous Santos Laguna side to do it.

Darwin Quintero's second-minute strike put the Mexican League leaders in an early hole, but Jose Torres' squad stepped up yet again, with a Juninho equalizer helping Tigres salvage a point at Estadio Universitario.

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Some Soccer News for Thu Apr 28

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It's Day 119 of 2016.

CONCACAF Champions League Final:
Club America of Mexico City has won their 7th CONCACAF championship.
  • Huge congrats to them. This title sets a new CONCACAF record.2nd Leg
-Wed Apr 27
Club America 2-1 UANL Tigres (2-0) - Ame wins the series 4-1 on aggregate.

Klinsmann Drops Bocanegra For Crucial World Cup Qualifiers

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More defensive worries for U.S.A. fans heading into the World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico as Jurgen Klinsmann has dropped U.S. captain Carlos Bocanegra from the squad, while Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams will miss the matches because of injuries and illness.

Besides Bocanegra there are eight players not in the squad that you would expect to see: Edgar Castillo (facial fractures), Chandler (hamstring), Steve Cherundolo (knee surgery), Tim Howard (broken bones in back), Johnson (hip), Jonathan Spector (ankle), Jose Torres (hamstring) and Williams (stomach virus).

The US vs. Jamaica: What to Expect

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I know that I've made one too many 'Merica jokes on twitter and alienated many of you with my "split allegiances" posts at Fox Soccer. However, I assure that I have white skin, blue blood courses my veins, and that blood when exposed to air turns red. Thus, I am American. Emphasis on the last three syllables.