The United States manager hopes the Eurotrip leads to more progress for his side, which will face Ireland on Tuesday.
Monday, November 17, 2014
The USA coach praised the Republic of Ireland captain for his desire and commitment to the game, labeling him as a 'role model' for aspiring youngsters in Major League Soccer.
Following Jozy Altidore's controversial tweet to the LA Galaxy, Goal takes a look at some of the players who have made headlines for the wrong reasons.
The veteran played internationally Friday for the first time since the World Cup, and the USA reaped the benefits despite the 2-1 defeat to Colombia.
U.S. Soccer released the names of six World Cup players who are nominated for the award that will be unveiled on Thursday.
The midfielder had been one of the team's best players in post-World Cup friendlies, but his struggles against Colombia showed how much he still has to learn.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
Both sides will be looking to bounce back from losses on Friday.
The U.S. international tweeted at the MLS club and then quickly deleted the tweet.
The former Leicester City and Preston North End defender has been without a club for over six months and has admitted that it has been difficult.
The Colombian veteran helped San Antonio to a meaningful triumph in the NASL final.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Rafael Castillo scored the opener on a bicycle kick and provided the assist for the winner as the San Antonio Scorpions lifted the Soccer Bowl.
The teenage forward was among the bright spots for the U.S. in Friday's loss to Colombia, impressing in his full national team debut.
The U.S. boss has allowed four players – three of whom are still active in the MLS playoffs – to return to their club sides.
The pair will return to their respective club teams, and will not face Jurgen Klinsmann's men next week.
The Real Madrid attacker helped Colombia to a 2-1 win over the USA at Craven Cottage on Friday.
The U.S. coach praised his striker, who converted a penalty kick in the Americans' 2-1 loss to Colombia.
Friday, November 14, 2014
The Americans surrendered a lead and a late goal to Colombia, but the U.S. coach was pleased with the progress of his younger players.
The Real Madrid star was cheered with every touch in his country's 2-1 win over the USA in Fulham, underlining his status as national icon.
Jozy Altidore's penalty kick gave the Americans an early lead at Craven Cottage, but Carlos Bacca and Teo Gutierrez scored after the break to secure the win for Colombia.
Goals from Carlos Bacca and Teofilo Gutierrez rallied Colombia to a victory in London.