Saturday, July 4, 2015
The former U.S. national team skipper said his teammate "deserves to be captain" after the Americans' friendly win over Guatemala on Friday.
Not even a four-goal win was enough to completely satisfy the U.S. national team coach.
Thursday, July 2, 2015
The Santos forward will take the place of the injured Mexico forward, arriving this weekend.
The forward fractured his clavicle and will begin rehabilitation as soon as he is able.
The United States manager explained why he made a switch at captain, with both veterans on board with the decision.
The left back, who had already been called into camp to replace the injured Brad Davis, has officially been added to the tournament roster.
Javier Hernandez is recovering from surgery after breaking his collarbone on international duty with Mexico.
The United States faces Guatemala in a Gold Cup warmup, with head coach Jurgen Klinsmann offering his backing to under-fire Clint Dempsey.
The 27-year-old fell on his shoulder after a first-half clash with Honduras defender Brayan Beckeles and was taken from the stadium in an ambulance for assessment.
The Toronto FC midfielder will take the armband over from Clint Dempsey after the latter's recent actions in the U.S. Open Cup.
Wednesday, July 1, 2015
A crowd of 70,128 watched on in Houston as Mexico's winless streak continued, in their final friendly before the CONCACAF Gold Cup.
Mexico will struggle to replace star striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez, whose shoulder injury suffered Wednesday may keep him out of the Gold Cup, writes Jon Arnold.
The forward looked to have suffered a shoulder injury after he was sent to the ground by contact from Brayan Beckeles.
From an earthquake to injuries to poor calls from referees, there have been several 'unlucky' moments during the Gold Cup's history. Goal breaks down the Top 10.
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The free-kick specialist is out of the tournament with a knee injury, which Greg Garza his likely replacement.
With left-sided central defender Hector Moreno set for surgery, El may have to abandon plans to play three at the back when it faces the Central American nation.
The Central American nations are hoping to prove the CONCACAF region has more powers than just the United States and Mexico, writes Jon Arnold.
Monday, June 29, 2015
The Espanyol center back suffered a foot injury and will miss the CONCACAF championship.
Friday, June 26, 2015
CONCACAF Gold Cup participants Mexico and Costa Rica will meet in a warm up match in Orlando on Saturday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
El Tri's coach explained that he was unsure of who to approach for permission to play the striker in Chile and the Gold Cup