The right back's overlapping runs have become vital to the Americans' attack going into Thursday's group stage finale against Germany.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Porto midfielder led Mexico in passes completed, duels won and recoveries as El Tri secured passage to the round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Croatia.
The Americans' second World Cup match bested ratings for the NBA Finals, the World Series and the Stanley Cup Final.
With the second set of matches over, Goal takes a look at which teams are qualified, which ones are going home and which are still battling to make the knockout stage.
The Real Madrid forward spoke frankly after his side's 2-2 draw with the United States on Sunday, acknowledging that his side has too many problems.
The chief operating officer of El Tri says that FIFA can do nothing about the slurs that fans have used at the World Cup in Brazil.
Sunday, June 22, 2014
The veteran scored a spectacular equalizer and enjoyed another strong performance winning balls in midfield.
Marc Wilmots' men produced another unconvincing performance following their win against Algeria, but substitute Divock Origi netted the crucial goal to secure qualification.
The Netherlands coach claims the decision to have Group B matches kick off ahead of Group A fixtures lends a helping hand to host Brazil.
With Italy coach Cesare Prandelli putting a spotlight on the unpredictable weather in areas hosting the tournament, our team in Brazil looks at what the conditions have been like.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
Unsung heroes in the win over Ghana, the ball-winning midfielders will again need to be in top form when the Americans face Portugal on Sunday.
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Germany goalkeeper says that treatment he is receiving for a shoulder injury is precautionary and called on his side to maintain its momentum after hammering Portugal 4-0.
John Herdman's side struggled at times to cope with a powerful German opponent during a 2-1 friendly defeat at BC Place.
Wednesday, June 18, 2014
The venue for next year's Women's World Cup final will be the setting, as John Herdman's squad hosts the European champion at BC Place in a midweek international friendly.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
The U.S. national team is set for some time off after beating Ghana in a physically taxing match that left several players hampered and most of the team's starters drained.
The Mexico goalkeeper said he enjoyed "the game of my life" as El Tri grabbed a scoreless draw against Brazil.
Guillermo Ochoa was the standout performer as El Tri managed a huge result against the tournament favorite in Fortaleza
The 28-year-old goalkeeper justified his selection by making six saves as El Tri took a point off the host nation.
Sofiane Feghouli scored the opener from the spot, but Marc Wilmots' men turned up their game in the second-half to defeat the African nation.
Changes could be afoot as Spain looks to bounce back from its shock defeat to Netherlands in the World Cup opener for both sides.