The U.S. national team faces Scotland in a friendly on Friday that should offer a pair of young attackers a chance to shine in the absence of Clint Dempsey and Landon Donovan.
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Coming off a tough season with D.C. United, the 22-year-old goalkeeper wants to "move up the ladder" on Jurgen Klinsmann's depth chart.
The Mexico star was thrilled with his team's victory over New Zealand and set his sights on finishing the job to qualify for the World Cup.
After a year full of disappointing performances, Mexico, playing with only Liga MX players, battered New Zealand at the Estadio Azteca.
Olimpia has won the past four Honduran championships but to win a fifth it will have to advance past a play-in round and face stiffer competition than in previous seasons.
Mexico found the form it had been missing during qualifying, dismantling an overmatched New Zealand team in the first leg of a playoff. Goal has the ratings.
Playing its first World Cup qualifying match under coach Miguel Herrera, Mexico exploded for five goals in the first leg of a two-legged playoff against the Oceania champions.
The USA duo is set to miss the team's friendlies in Europe against Scotland and Austria.
Goal's Mexico columnist discussed the upcoming Mexico vs. New Zealand World Cup qualifying match from Mexico City
El Tri get one last chance to make the World Cup, starting with a home match against New Zealand in a two-legged tie.
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
The Mexico manager has hailed the impact of the former Barcelona star as a leader for his team.
The New York Cosmos were just a famous name, a ghost of a team for three decades, but a very successful season back in action has the new Cosmos bullish about their future.
The defender has not played for the U.S. national team in more than 28 months, but his recent call-up will be his chance to show why he should be an option for Jurgen Klinsmann
Monday, November 11, 2013
The Nottingham Forest right back has received his first call-up since Bob Bradley's tenure ahead of matches against Scotland and Austria.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
Mexico's head coach will send out his usual attacking system against New Zealand, utilizing a base of players who know his style well.
Friday, November 8, 2013
A 22-man roster has been assembled by Canada coach Benito Floro for this month's friendlies against the Czech Republic and Slovenia.
Mexico couldn't overcome a strong Nigeria team and finishes as the runner-up in the U-17 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates.
Landon Donovan and Clint Dempsey combined for no goals or assists in Thursday's decisive MLS quarterfinal second legs, while Caleb Porter and Jason Kreis made all the right moves
The striker still hasn't scored his first Sunderland goal, but will look to find it against the same Manchester City side he scored against in 2010 with Hull City.
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
El Tri will not face New Zealand's most important player later this month after he was ruled out with an injury.