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Archives: US National Team

Front Covers of Portuguese and US Newspapers Preview USA-Portugal Game [PHOTOS]

Posted on by Aram Gyan
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Tabloid newspapers have a bad reputation in America, which means that most cities only have a boring broadsheet. That’s a shame because sports are more fun to follow with a bit of sensationalism and bold graphics. Let’s take a look … Continue reading

Tim Howard, USA World Cup Player Profile: The Goalkeeper Wall at the Back for the USMNT

Posted on by Jackson Culley
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Throughout qualifying and even into the tournament itself, there were questions about who would line up along the US back four. Pundits, fans, and even Klinsmann himself went through the combinations, looking for the perfect balance. The one thing those … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup In South Florida

Posted on by Alex Muller
South Beach FL

South Florida has one of the most vibrant soccer communities in the United States with a hotbed of soccer fans from the USA and around the world. It’s no wonder that the area is often in the top 1-2 of … Continue reading

Clint Dempsey, USA World Cup Player Profile: From Humble Beginnings to the World’s Stage

Posted on by Lee Bosch

One chance, one goal. Clint Dempsey’s life has been about seizing chances. Less than a minute into their match on Monday, the United States had a 1-0 lead thanks to an adventurous run, matched by a masterful Dempsey finish. His … Continue reading

Where to Find the USA vs Portugal Game On US Television And Internet

Posted on by Christopher Harris

Today’s must-see game between USA and Portugal will be shown live on US television and Internet beginning at 6pm ET/3pm PT (coverage begins at 5pm ET/2pm PT). If the United States beats Portugal, it will advance to the next round … Continue reading

4 Key Matchups to Watch In USA vs Portugal Game

Posted on by Abe Asher

With so much riding on this game for both the USA and Portugal, the US Men’s National Team couldn’t have picked a better time to play a demoralized and injured Portugal team. But nothing is easy in soccer. Here are … Continue reading

Scenarios Of How the USA Can Advance to Next Round Of World Cup

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

Today the United States Men’s National Team has an opportunity to advance to the World Cup Round of 16 with a win against Portugal, but what do the other scenarios look like if the USA gets a draw or is … Continue reading

Memories Of USA Beating Portugal In World Cup 2002

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The last time the United States met Portugal in a World Cup was during the first round of the 2002 World Cup. The buildup in the American media could not be more different than this week’s hype. In 2002, the … Continue reading

Predicted Lineups for USA vs Portugal, World Cup Group Stage

Posted on by Robert Hay

With Germany and Ghana’s 2-2 draw yesterday, today’s game between USA and Portugal gives both teams a great chance to position themselves to advance out of Group G.  However, injuries and suspensions mean both will see different line-ups than the … Continue reading

Where to Watch the World Cup in New York City

Posted on by Jacob Dorman

The great conundrum of New York City is that it provides one with an impossible amount of options for watching almost any sporting event including the World Cup. The wide variety of options makes the decision all the more difficult … Continue reading

USA vs Portugal Preview: Teams Face-Off In Amazon

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell

Within the Arena Amazonia in the city of Manaus, the United States Men’s National team face off against Portugal with two very different goals in mind. A win, and the United States ensure their entrance to the round of 16 … Continue reading

Bosnia Elimination Should Renew Calls to FIFA For Instant Replay

Posted on by Nathan Nipper
Dzeko onside

In the first half of Nigeria’s 1-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina tonight, Edin Dzeko ran onto a terrific through-ball and beat Nigerian goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama with a precise finishing shot.  The offside flag went up late and the goal was disallowed.  … Continue reading

Why the United States Should Underestimate Portugal At Its Peril

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Much has been made in recent days of the struggles Portugal faces going into Sunday’s must-win match against the United States. Following a crushing 4-0 defeat to Germany, Portugal is being written off by many experts and American soccer fans. Even … Continue reading

Why The World Cup Will Make Soccer Mainstream

Posted on by Robert Hay
Nigeria at United States, friendly

For years, decades even, American soccer fans have been promising that a moment or a tournament would be the year that soccer finally becomes a mainstream American sport just like football, baseball, or basketball.  These American soccer fans have pointed … Continue reading

FIFA Announce Referees for USA vs. Portugal World Cup Game

Posted on by Grant Miller

The United States Men’s National Team knows that any kind of positive result against Portugal this Sunday will put them in the driving seat for qualification. Now, they also know who their referee will be. Today FIFA announced the referee … Continue reading

Eddie Johnson, Not Landon Donovan, Is Who Klinsmann Misses Most Right Now

Posted on by Robert Hay

[Scene: September 2018. Living room of Jurgen Klinsman, with the coach and a New York Times reporter present] The United States men’s national team coach sits back in his chair and looks longingly out the window. The reporter begins this … Continue reading

Why Klinsmann Should Consider Mix Diskerud or Graham Zusi to Help US Defeat Portugal

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The United States defeated Ghana 2-1 on Monday night in Natal but the American midfield performance was anything but convincing. The midfield diamond that showed so much promise in three friendlies before the World Cup was largely dysfunctional. The formation … Continue reading

Can The USMNT And World Cup Boost MLS’s Popularity In The USA?

Posted on by Robert Hay

Every four years, MLS ties itself as close as possible to the U.S. Men’s National Team in the hopes that the warm glow and newfound soccer fans turn to the domestic league to watch more of the sport. The 2014 … Continue reading