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Archives: US National Team

20,000 USA Fans Expected At Chicago Soldier Field’s USA-Belgium World Cup Watch Party

Posted on by Grant Miller
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Chicago’s Soldier Field will today host a USMNT World Cup Watch Party where event organizers are expecting more than 20,000 soccer fans to cheer on Team USA. Home to the NFL’s Chicago Bears and multiple USMNT matches down the years, … Continue reading

Front Covers of USA and Belgium Newspapers Ahead of World Cup Game [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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July 4th comes early this year as America unites as one to support the Red, White, and Blue against the Red Devils of Belgium.  Millions will do their patriotic duty of sneaking out of work come 4 PM Eastern. Here’s … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for USA vs Belgium in World Cup Round of 16 Game

Posted on by Jordan Pope
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In today’s match against Belgium, the USA — using the same trio of Michael Bradley, Jermaine Jones and Kyle Beckerman — will allow the U.S. to solidify the midfield and keep as much possession as possible. While many have been … Continue reading

USA vs Belgium Preview: USA Readies Itself Against the World Cup Dark Horse

Posted on by Abe Asher
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In many ways, it’s a classic matchup: A team with real belief whose sum is greater than its individual parts, against a sleeker, more fancied, more talented bunch who has a sum that is frustratingly less than its individual pieces. … Continue reading

USA World Cup Player Profile: Aron Johannsson

Posted on by Spenser Davis
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US striker Aron Johannsson may play a part in USA’s game against Belgium on Tuesday afternoon, whether it’s from the bench or as a surprise starter. But how did the blonde-hair Icelandic striker find his way into this US World … Continue reading

Why The USA Used Clint Dempsey As a Lone Striker in Jozy Altidore’s Absence

Posted on by Kyle Cotter
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The USMNT could not have had a better start to their World Cup when Seattle Sounders’ talisman Clint Dempsey scored in the first minute of group play against Ghana in Natal. It wasn’t all that easy though, as twenty-six minutes … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore: Looking at the United States Enigmatic Forward

Posted on by Taylor Anderson
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The US Soccer Federation announced today that 24 year old forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play for the United States when they take on Belgium in the Round of 16 at the 2014 World Cup. Altidore has long … Continue reading

Can The USA Resharpen Their Countering Sword?

Posted on by Earl Reed
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In the Group Stages of the World Cup, there were three teams that gave up only a single goal to their opponents. One of those teams was Belgium. So to think about the Americans’ play thus far heading into this … Continue reading

USA Coach Jürgen Klinsmann is a Master Motivator

Posted on by Adam Marcus
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Tomorrow afternoon in Salvador, the U.S. Men’s National Team will take on The Red Devils of Belgium with a berth in the quarterfinals on the line. Many pundits and fans, yours truly included, did not believe that the U.S. would … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Can Be the USA’s Difference Maker Tomorrow Against Belgium

Posted on by Tom Moore
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The USA received some good news on Monday, as forward Jozy Altidore has been cleared to play against Belgium in the round-of-16 game on Tuesday. The question is how much will Altidore play, if he plays at all? USA coach … Continue reading

How the USA Can Defeat Belgium According to a Belgian Expert

Posted on by Matt Lichtenstadter
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In advance of the US-Belgium game tomorrow, almost everyone has an opinion on the game and both teams from a Stars and Stripes perspective. Very few have been able to get the Belgian perspective, so here’s an interview about the … Continue reading

Jurgen Klinsmann Unhappy With Referee Selection for USA-Belgium Game

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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USA Head Coach Jurgen Klinsmann has admitted he has a problem with FIFA’s selection of the match officials for United States’s game against Belgium, to be played on Tuesday. FIFA announced today that Algerian referee Djamel Haimoudi will be in … Continue reading

Jozy Altidore Available to Play For USA Against Belgium

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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U.S. Men’s National Team striker Jozy Altidore is available to play in their Round of 16 game against Belgium on Tuesday, as announced via the USMNT’s official Twitter account. Altidore has been training with the team for the past few … Continue reading

How A Change In Tactics Can Help Michael Bradley Perform At His Best

Posted on by Ron Preston Jr
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This World Cup was supposed to be Michael Bradley’s coming out party. It was supposed to be his chance to show the soccer world how just good he is, to show teams like Roma why they should have kept him, … Continue reading

Why Jurgen Klinsmann Should Keep Jozy Altidore on the Bench Against Belgium

Posted on by Robert Hay
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Despite escaping from the Group of Death, the United States may be facing its toughest test yet in a win-or-go-home match against Belgium. No longer can the Yanks hope to be good enough, but with Belgium and probably Argentina standing … Continue reading

Graham Zusi a Vital Force for the USA

Posted on by Julian Delicata
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These days, Graham Zusi is widely regarded as having one of the best right foots in MLS but his journey to the international stage has been far from straightforward. The Sporting Kansas City wide midfielder, who was drafted into MLS … Continue reading

USA’s 5 Point Game Plan to Beat Belgium in the World Cup

Posted on by Matt Jones
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With USA facing Belgium on Tuesday at 4pm ET/1pm PT, here’s how Klinsmann should go about setting his team up to progress to the quarter-final stage: 1. Pressure In Midfield – The Belgium midfield isn’t anywhere near as technically adept … Continue reading

World Cup Fever Spreads Across US And Around the World

Posted on by Edgar Mendoza
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The word patriotism should elicit names like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, and Paul Revere; it should conjure images of tea swimming in the Boston Harbor or of the 50-something men that signed a declaration in response to British aggression. What … Continue reading