Miguel Herrera and his players have seen fortune smile upon them but realize they can't depend on luck, writes Jon Arnold.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
The U.S. national team fell well short in its quest to win a second straight CONCACAF Gold Cup and Jurgen Klinsmann should take the blame.
The midfielder said the penalty kick call left him with a "bad taste" as Mexico came from behind for a controversial 2-1 win over Panama in the Gold Cup semifinals.
Mexico controversially got past Panama while Jamaica upset the U.S. in Wednesday's Gold Cup semifinals in Atlanta.
Panama players posed with a banner that referred to CONCACAF as "thieves" after a controversial loss to Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinals.
Two Andres Guardado penalties sent Mexico into the CONCACAF Gold Cup final, with Panama left aggrieved with referee Mark Geiger.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Goal was at the Georgia Dome, where Mexico rallied to catch Panama and topped the Central Americans in extra time.
The U.S. coach said the defending CONCACAF Gold Cup champion could have scored "four or five" goals in its loss to Jamaica.
Jamaica knew it could frustrate the United States and capitalize on counterattacks, according to the veteran midfielder.
Jamaica produced one of the biggest upsets in CONCACAF Gold Cup history on Wednesday, eliminating the defending champions in Atlanta.
Darren Mattocks and Giles Barnes scored as Jamaica eliminated the U.S. from the Gold Cup with an upset semifinal victory.
Panama manager Hernan Gomez thinks both teams in Wednesday's semifinal will look to put their stamp on the match, writes Jon Arnold.
The U.S. national team will be heavily favored in Wednesday's Gold Cup semifinal against Jamaica, but this edition of the Reggae Boyz is the toughest seen in some time.
The new Chivas center back likely will start for Mexico in the Gold Cup semifinal and could help bring a smile to his manager's face, writes Jon Arnold.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015
The Mexican manager said Tuesday he isn't going to rush back his attacker from injury, preferring to see how the new LA Galaxy signing felt at training.
With Jozy Altidore no longer in the team, Jurgen Klinsmann has turned to a new pairing to lead the line.
Throughout the 2015 Gold Cup, Jurgen Klinsmann has shown a willingness to give chances to some young and struggling defenders. Will he do it again in Wednesday's semifinal?
The defending champion United States welcomes Jamaica to Atlanta for a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal Wednesday.
Panama and Mexico flew to Atlanta together ahead of their CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal Wednesday.
Goal takes a look at the best players at each position in the Gold Cup quarterfinals.