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Archives: US Soccer

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

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

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

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

Should the USA Fear Belgium?

Posted on by Lawrence Dockery
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Since finishing on top of their group in qualification, Belgium has been somewhat under whelming. Despite finishing 2013 with back-to-back losses, this year they have had a good record in terms of wins and losses but the results are not … Continue reading

USA’s Jozy Altidore and Belgium Captain Vincent Kompany Uncertain for Tuesday’s Match

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Both the United States and Belgium will likely face-off on Tuesday in a humid Salvador without some of they key players in the line-up. Jozy Altidore’s return date has not been revealed but coach Jurgen Klinsmann remains hopeful that he … Continue reading

Order A USA World Cup Jersey And Get 25% Off For A Limited Time

Posted on by Alex Muller
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For a very limited time, order an official USA World Cup jersey and receive 25% off your purchase. The secret promotion can be unlocked by following the following three steps. 1. Visit World Soccer Shop via the following USA World … Continue reading

What the USA Can Expect From Belgium in Tuesday’s World Cup Game

Posted on by Matt Jones
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This is where the fun starts for the United States. After negotiating their way through the Group of Death with some wonderful performances, Jurgen Klinsmann’s men will take on Belgium in the last-16 knowing there is very little pressure on … Continue reading

WATCH How The USA Approach vs Germany Helped Them Escape Group G [VIDEO]

Posted on by Earl Reed
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In this the latest edition of World Soccer Talk’s Tactics Corner, World Soccer Talk’s Earl Reed looks at the USA versus Germany match. The US escapes the “Group Of Death” after suffering a narrow 1-0 defeat to Germany. What was … Continue reading

Now The World Cup Fun Begins For USA After Escaping Group Of Death

Posted on by Abe Asher
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The United States didn’t deserve to go out of the World Cup Thursday against Germany — not after coming within 30 seconds of clinching their place in the knockout stages against Portugal, and battling gamely against the worst travel schedule … Continue reading

USA Has 47% Chance Of Beating Belgium; Updated Odds For Each World Cup Round of 16 Game

Posted on by Chris McFarland
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Now that the Group stages of the World Cup have concluded, it’s time to review the upcoming Round of 16 games to see which teams have the best odds of advancing through to the quarter-finals of World Cup 2014. Before … Continue reading

Redemption For Jurgen Klinsmann: USA Head Coach’s Controversial Decisions Proven Correct

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer
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Jurgen Klinsmann has been derided by critics on both sides of the Atlantic as being incapable of taking a tactical approach to the way he sets up and manages his teams. In 2011, Phillip Lahm who played for Klinsmann — … Continue reading

5 Observations From USA vs Germany Game

Posted on by Thariq Amir
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On a day that saw Luis Suárez given a heavy ban from soccer as well as Sulley Muntari and Kevin Prince-Boateng being sent home in disgrace by Ghana, there was a danger that the off-pitch drama would overshadow the remaining … Continue reading

USA 0-1 Germany Match Highlights [VIDEO]: US Holds On To Advance to Next Round of World Cup

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Both Germany and the United States advance to the round of 16 in first and second place respectively. After a 1-0 finish in a wet and humid Recife, the USMNT qualify through goal difference after Portugal defeated Ghana 2-1. The … Continue reading

Kyle Beckerman, The USA’s’ Dreadlocked Warrior

Posted on by Caitlin O'Connell
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Kyle Beckerman #15, it’s not just what you see on the back of his jersey at this World Cup it is also what he signed at the bottom of the notes he wrote for his Mom as a kid. Born … Continue reading