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Archives: US National Team

Where The USA Men’s National Team Goes From Here

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
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Now that the U.S. has, once again, exited the World Cup in the Round of 16, American soccer aficionados are in the self-reflective, hand wringing stage of sports grief.  We’re asking ourselves what went wrong?  What could we have done … Continue reading

Top 5 USA Players Most Likely to Be Signed By Premier League Clubs This Summer

Posted on by Nipun Chopra
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The USA World Cup soccer team won the plaudits of so many people worldwide. Tim Howard has to be considered the most influential player for the US over the four games, keeping the team in games at the most opportune … Continue reading

The USA Men’s National Team: “A Better Version of Ourselves”

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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Postgame yesterday, Alexi Lalas said this about the recently eliminated US National Team: “They are a better version of ourselves”. He’s absolutely right, whatever that means. What does that mean, and what does that mean for U.S. Soccer going forward? … Continue reading

Is The US Better Off Than It Was Four Years Ago?

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since the USA’s elimination at the hands of Belgium in the World Cup Round of 16, the question that everyone is asking is this: Is the US better off than it was four years ago? It’s a legitimate question to … Continue reading

Failure of USA to Beat Belgium Reflects Negatively On MLS

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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An easy, somewhat lazy narrative has developed through the years that Major League Soccer has helped the United States Men’s National Team grow. While this is true from a pure standpoint of quality of squad depth, the league has from … Continue reading

Top 10 Best #ThingsTimHowardCouldSave Memes

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The Internet has created its newest meme — Things Tim Howard Could Save, which includes pictures of USA goalkeeper Tim Howard in some classic situations “saving” different people and places. For example, even saving the Titanic. The meme is a … Continue reading

Front Covers From USA and Belgium Newspapers After Round of 16 Game [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Most newspapers flooded their front pages with pictures from the many joyous public gatherings that turned massive scenes of disappointment.  None did it better than the Las Vegas Review-Journal (see above). The juxtaposition between the fan looking left while the glasses fan … Continue reading

USA World Cup Soccer Team Receives Glowing Praise From Around the World

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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The praise for the USA World Cup team has been unanimous across the world. They have won the hearts and minds of so many soccer fans globally, as well as the respect of the soccer critics and media. This mixed … Continue reading

Heroic Effort From the USA’s Players Cannot Overcome Jurgen Klinsmann’s Management Madness

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The World Cup never let the USA breathe. From the moment they were drawn into the Group of Death and handed the World Tour travel plan, the American national soccer team couldn’t come up for air. There was the bombshell … Continue reading

USA Player Ratings For World Cup Game Against Belgium

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The US exited the 2014 FIFA World Cup with their heads held high after a 2-1 extra time loss to Belgium. Here are the player ratings. Tim Howard, 10: He covered himself in all kinds of glory with one of … Continue reading

Mistakes of Past USA Games Haunt Team in World Cup Loss to Belgium

Posted on by Robert Hay
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In the end, the United States can only blame themselves for their elimination from the World Cup.  Although Belgium on paper were a more talented team, this game showed the United States was actually presented with a good match-up that … Continue reading

USA Would Have Beaten Belgium If Game Went to Penalties, Says Rio Ferdinand

Posted on by Alex Muller
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BBC Match of the Day pundit Rio Ferdinand said that USA would have beaten Belgium if the game had gone to penalties. Former Manchester United defender Ferdinand was speaking post-match on the popular BBC program. He and his colleagues Gary … Continue reading

US Hero Tim Howard Breaks World Cup Record For Most Saves In a Game; Watch Post-Match Interview [VIDEO]

Posted on by Robert Hay
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US goalkeeper Tim Howard made an incredible 16 saves during the USA-Belgium Round of 16 World Cup game, which broke the record for the most number of saves in one World Cup match. Despite the USA’s eventual 2-1 loss to … Continue reading

Belgium 2-1 USA Match Highlights [VIDEO]; Belgium Beat USMNT In Extra Time

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Belgium broke the hearts of the USA World Cup team and fans nationwide tonight with a 2-1 victory in extra time. The Red Devils were 0-0 at the end of regulation time, but managed to go ahead with goals by … Continue reading

Julian Green Scores for the USA to Reduce Belgium’s Lead to 2-1 [VIDEO]

Posted on by Alex Muller
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USA teenage sensation Julian Green scored a brilliant goal in the second half of extra time to pull a goal back for the USA, with Belgium now leading 2-1. The 19-year-old attacking midfielder, who plays for Bayern Munich, hit the … Continue reading

USA vs Belgium, Starting Lineups, TV Times and World Cup Open Thread

Posted on by Alex Muller
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This is it. One team will be exiting the World Cup tournament this evening and the other will advance to the quarter-finals against Argentina. Will it be the USA or Belgium to advance? What a game we have in store … Continue reading

Everything You Need to Know for USA vs Belgium World Cup Game

Posted on by Alex Muller
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STARTING LINEUPS FOR USA vs BELGIUM AMERICA DARES TO DREAM ABOUT THE WORLD CUP WHERE TO FIND THE GAME ON US TV & INTERNET USA VS BELGIUM WORLD CUP PREVIEW HOW THE USA CAN DEFEAT BELGIUM 5 KEYS TO USA … Continue reading

Where to Find the USA-Belgium Game On US Television And Internet

Posted on by Alex Muller
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Today’s must-see game between USA and Belgium will be shown live on US television and Internet beginning at 4pm ET/1pm PT (coverage begins at 3pm ET/Noon PT). If the United States beats Belgium, the USMNT will advance to the quarter-finals … Continue reading