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Different Venue Same Score: USA 2 Mexico 0

The USA continued their mastery of their biggest rivals with another 2-0 win over Mexico, the ninth USA victory over Mexico by that score line since 2000. With Jozy Altidore suspended, Jurgen Klinsmann had the opportunity to look at some new attacking options, and youth was well served as youngsters Jordan Morris and scored both [...]

Berti Vogts Handed USA Role – Why?

Berti Vogts has been appointed as a technical advisor to the USA national team, a decision that is totally baffling to me. Vogts had a storied playing career as he helped then West Germany win the 1974 World Cup. Then as a a coach he guided Germany t0 the UEFA EURO 96 title. But since [...]

Is The USA Progressing Under Klinsmann?

Nicklas (Lord) Bendtner scored his first international hat trick, as the USA once again could not hold onto a lead late in the game, as Denmark rallied to beat the Americans 3-2 in a friendly game at Aarhus, Denmark on Wednesday night. Jozy Altidore scored in the first half and set up former club teammate [...]

US Reaches World Cup Knockout Stages

The United States has reached the knockout stage of the World Cup for the second consecutive time after they lost 1-0 on Thursday in soggy conditions to Germany. The US advances as runners-up in the group as Portugal beat Ghana 2-1. Portugal and the US both finished with four points, but the Americans advanced from [...]

It was a game that stretched and frayed the nerves of USA soccer fame around world as Clint Dempsey gave the U.S. the perfect start when he scored after 31 seconds played, the sixth fastest goal in World Cup history. But when Jozy Altidore pulled a hamstring in the 21st minute, the US lost its [...]

What Is Jurgen Klinsmann Thinking?

Stunning move by US national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann on Thursday when he announced that Landon Donovan was not going to Brazil. Somehow Klinsmann does not think that the LA Galaxy star is one of the 23 best American soccer player. Are you kidding me? Donovan has been the best and most productive player in [...]

As we get set for the MLS Cup championship rounds, Jurgen Klinsmann is preparing to thrown a wrench into the plans of Real Salt Lake, Portland Timbers, Houston Dynamo and Sporting Kansas City by calling their players up for this month’s European friendlies against Scotland and Austria. Speaking via a Q&A on U.S. Soccer’s website [...]

Bad Night For USA In Costa Rica

Miserable night for USA Soccer fans last night in Costa Rica as the US lost 3-1 in a World Cup qualifying. The only good news was that Mexico lost to Honduras 2-1 at Azteca Stadium and that a USA win on Tuesday over Mexico could see the US qualify for Brazil. You knew it was [...]

Klinsmann Lost As USA Thumped By Belgium

The USA were outcoached, outplayed and outmanned by a superior Belgium side last night, losing 4-2 in Cleveland before 27,720 fans last night. Good teams take advantage of their opponents mistakes and that is what Belgium did. All four Belgium goals came as a direct result of US defensive mistakes and that has to worry [...]

More defensive worries for U.S.A. fans heading into the World Cup qualifiers against Costa Rica and Mexico as Jurgen Klinsmann has dropped U.S. captain Carlos Bocanegra from the squad, while Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson and Danny Williams will miss the matches because of injuries and illness. Besides Bocanegra there are eight players not in the [...]