Saturday, April 25, 2015
After turning some heads in an impressive 3-0 win against Mexico on Wednesday, Goal takes a closer look at the state of the U.S. Under-23 national team.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Last fall, Jurgen Klinsmann's decision to play Jermaine Jones at center back made sense. Now the change may no longer be necessary, writes Ives Galarcep.
Monday, April 20, 2015
The Stanford attacker scored against Mexico's senior team last week and will look to replicate that success in Wednesday's U-23 friendly.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
The former West Germany star believes the current United States manager can help grow the game in the country.
Friday, April 17, 2015
In his second match with the U.S., the goalkeeper faced the country of his birth but said he wasn't rattled by the experience.
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The best images from the U.S. national team's friendly against Mexico at the Alamodome in San Antonio
The U.S. held on for a 2-0 win over El Tri, and coach Jurgen Klinsmann has plenty to be happy about after watching the Stanford player lead his team.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Michael Bradley played a part in goals from Jordan Morris and Juan Agudelo as the United States enjoyed a 2-0 friendly win in San Antonio.
A pair of second-half goals from the Stanford and New England Revolution players were enough for the Stars and Stripes to grab a victory over El Tri.
United States head coach Jill Ellis selected 23 women for the upcoming World Cup in Canada, including 14 players from the 2012 Olympic squad.
Reports in Mexico stated El Tri had real concerns about the stadium's pitch, but U.S. Soccer says conditions will be playable.
From Claudio Reyna's gem at the 2002 World Cup to Michael Bradley's double in 2009, here are the five best U.S. national team performances against Mexico.
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Canada's head coach told a press gathering that dual national Tesho Akindele is on the verge of joining his birth nation.
The defender is set to face El Tri eight years after leaving the United States to chase his professional soccer dream in Mexico.
The Club Tijuana midfielder is set to play in his fourth USA-Mexico match, and he has no regrets about choosing to play for the U.S. instead of El Tri.
The Mexican-American goalkeeper is staying committed to the United States, even though he could face the country of his birth.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Playing Mexico will mean "the world" to United States forward Gyasi Zardes as the home side looks to reverse a form slump in Texas.
A veteran-laden U.S. national team will face Mexico on Wednesday, but it is the relatively new faces that will attract the most attention.
Sunday, April 12, 2015
If everything had worked out differently, the striker might be playing for Stoke City. Instead, he muddled through a difficult 2014 to return to the U.S. team.
After months of heavy experimenting with personnel, U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called in an experienced side to take on Mexico.