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Preview: USMNT road struggles on center stage at El Salvador

Three of the four games during this June window have gone quite well for the USMNT. First, Cincinnati hosted a solid 3-0 friendly win over World Cup-bound Morocco. Then, there was a 0-0 friendly draw with quality South American side Uruguay in Kansas City. After that game, the mentality change slightly. Friendlies finished, and competitive […]
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USA-Grenada preview: USMNT begins Nations League defense

This final round of home games for the USMNT has gotten off to as good of a start as could have been hoped for when these games were announced. A resounding 3-0 win over Morocco was followed up with a much tougher test against Uruguay and the US held their own in grinding out a […]

USMNT looks to improve on WC Qualifying against Jamaica

September’s round of three World Cup Qualifying games netted the US Men's National Team (USMNT) five out of a possible nine points. Realistically, it is not a terrible set of results. Especially when taken into account the fact that two of the three games occurred on the road in hostile Central American stadiums. But, U.S. […]

USA makes progress, but key vulnerabilities still exist

Two untimely draws set the USMNT on the back foot to open CONCACAF qualifying. However, a vital victory against Honduras powered by a dominant second-half performance Wednesday night may right the ship. Take it from someone who knows what it takes to get the greatest tournament in sport. Qualifying in CONCACAF is not easy. Bruce […]

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USA's decision to play games in smaller stadiums is short-sighted

There used to be other things to worry about than the U.S. Soccer stadium strategy for World Cup Qualifying. It’s been nearly four long years since that dreadful night in Couva when the U.S. lost 2-1 to Trinidad & Tobago. No more needs to be said about that night. The result caused the U.S. to […]