2016 is a big year for the United States MNT and U23 Olympic team, and it starts off with a friendly against rising European team Iceland.
There's a lot going on in 2016 for the United States. Jurgen Klinsmann's team is coming off a dismal campaign last year, losing in the semifinals of the Gold Cup and falling to Mexico in the Confederation's Cup playoff.
USA World Cup Qualifying Underway - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
The United States recently began their road to the 2018 World Cup. USA are looking to get revenge in the next World Cup after a disappointing Gold Cup and 2014 World Cup after being eliminated in extra time in the round of 16 against Belgium.
The U.S. Men's National Team's fourthgame of World Cup qualifying will be held at a familiar location.
On Monday, U.S. Soccer announced that the USMNT will host Guatemala on March 29 in Columbus, Ohio. The team's World Cup qualifying match, which will be televised on ESPN 2, follows contests against St.
"Clockwork." That was one word used to describe Tim Howard's return to competitive action with the U.S. Men's National Team.
Playing in his first meaningful game since the now-legendary Belgium performance at last summer's World Cup, Howard proved a calming presence in the USMNT's 0-0 draw with Trinidad & Tobago on Wednesday night.
After cruising past St. Vincent & the Grenadines in its World Cup Qualifyingopener, the U.S. Men's National Team will face a much more difficult test on Tuesday night.
In the team's second qualifier, the USMNT is set to visit Trindad & Tobago (6:36, beIN Sports). The gamecomes on the heels of a 6-1 USMNT victory over St Vincent and the Grenadines, while the Soca Warriors enter on a high as well after knocking off Guatemala on the road.
The U.S. Men's National Team kicked off World Cup qualifying this past Friday with a commanding victory over St. Vincent &the Grenadines, but the team's first real challenge will come in Tuesday's sophomore effort.
Following a 6-1 dismantling in the opening game over far inferior opposition, the U.
The U.S. Men's National Team picked up a convincing victory in its initial 2018 World Cup qualifier, and head coach Jurgen Klinsmann has vowed not to make many changes to his lineup ahead of the tougher challenge that awaits.
The U.S. routed St Vincent & the Grenadines, 6-1, on Friday night, but the sole focus now is on looking ahead to Tuesday'sroad qualifier against Trinidad & Tobago (6:30 pm, beIN Sports/NBC Universo).
After being sent home early and publicly criticized in the U.S. Men's National Team's October camp for a perceived lack of commitment, Johnson made a strong impression in his return to the field for the Americans on Friday.
Both Uruguay and Chile were looking to rebound from a disappointing result heading into their Round 4 tilt, but it was the former that enjoyed a thoroughly-convincing victory while the latter was left boiling in frustration.
Uruguay handed Chile its first defeat of this World Cup Qualifying campaign, handily defeating the reigning Copa America champions, 3-0, at home on Tuesday.
While the U.S. searches for a result against Trinidad and Tobago tonight, a plethora of international action can keep viewers busy ahead ofthat contest.
On the World Cup qualifying front, Colombia and Argentina provideanappealingmatchup in the afternoon along with Honduras-Mexico. Uruguay-Chile and Brazil-Peru, meanwhile, will add a bit more CONMEBOL flavor later in the evening.
Leo Messi cannot return to actionsoon enough forhis country.
Argentina's abysmalstart to 2018 World Cup qualifying continued on Friday, as LaAlbicelestewere held to a 1-1 draw at home by arch-rival Brazil. Ezequiel Lavezzi opened the scoring at Estadio Monumental with a first-half finish, but the Messi-less Argentina surrendered an equalizer to Lucas Lima just before the hour-mark.
As the U.S. prepares for its FIFA World Cup qualifying game against Trinidad and Tobago tonight, 10 fellow CONCACAF members will square off against each other looking to leave this international break in a comfortable position before resuming qualifying action again in four months.
Mexico enjoyed a successful debut under new manager Juan Carlos Osorio last Friday, but it will face a tough challenge ahead when it visits Honduras.
The top two teams in CONCACAF's Group C clash tonight in Port of Spain.
The long journey to Russia 2018 technically started last week for the United States, but World Cup qualifying truly gets under way tonight against Trinidad & Tobago. The USMNT trounced St. Vincent & the Grenadines in St.
The Houston Dynamo midfielder sees his leg bent backward, marring a World Cup Qualifier between Honduras and Mexico.
Luis Garrido has suffered a nauseating leg injury in a World Cup Qualifying match between Honduras and Mexico in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. The Dynamo defensive midfielder was stretchered from the field of play and is undergoing tests at a nearby hospital to determine the exact severity of the damage to his knee.
The USMNT travels to the most famous away venue in US Soccer's modern history. Three Big Storylines, TV and Streaming Listings and From a Sounders Point of View. Here is your USMNT World Cup Qualifies Gamethread
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Trinidad and Tobago (T&T) are good. Riveting analysis there, but it needs to be said that this is not going to be an easy game.