How the USMNT can beat England

Can this group best England? It’s possible!Image🇧🇷 Getty Images The kicking rocks and bemoaning the gods are in the past now for the USMNT. They let two points slip against Wales, while the one they gained is certainly valuable. They’re still very much in the tournament, but the draw against Wales means that the game … Read more

When it comes to the USMNT, this is what World Cup inexperience looks like

The USMNT celebrates Tim Weah’s goal in their group stage opener at the World Cup in Qatar.Image🇧🇷 Getty Images It’s taken some cognitive dissonance for USMNT fans leading up to this World Cup, to sort of ignore the fact that they were showing up with the most inexperienced squad possible. Only Deandre Yedlin has ever … Read more

Does Aaron Long belong in Qatar?

The Long and short of it.Image🇧🇷 Getty Images It’s hard to describe why there’s angst around Aaron Long. Does the United States men’s national team have better center backs? Yes. Has he taken the spot of more deserving players? Yeah, but that’s more up for debate. If you’re basing personnel decisions on trust with USMNT … Read more

USMNT’s Walker Zimmerman ready for 2022 World Cup test

Walker ZimmermanImage🇧🇷 Eric Blum for Deadspin Has anyone done more to improve his stock with the United States men’s national team over the last 18 months than Walker Zimmerman? There’s no one clearly above him. The Nashville SC stalwart was in and out of the Yanks’ lineup for years before asserting himself as the captain … Read more

DeAndre Yedlin bring experience to USMNT World Cup roster

USMNT’s DeAndre Yedlin at the World Cup roster reveal event.Image🇧🇷 Eric Blum for Deadspin Before we can truly look forward, we must go back in time, to a marvelous place where the United States men’s national team missing the world cup was such an afterthought, it would be equal to falling into the abyss. Yeah, … Read more

USMNT’s Gregg Berhalter needs to get over himself before the World Cup

Gregg Berhalterphoto: Getty Images All right, I’m gonna be Sammy Sunshine about the USMNT. It’s not easy, but there’s a lot of dark clouds after the team went 0-for-180 minutes in scoring goals, or looking like they could get a goal, or even looking like they were interested in scoring a goal, in their last … Read more

USMNT releases September friendly rosters ahead of World Cup

Gregg Berhalterphoto: Getty Images Mark it down now. John Brooks, one of the two americans in any severity of contention to claim one of the 26 United States men’s national team spots on the plane to Qatar, will be watching the games on a TV screen. Brandon Vazquez, the 23-year-old FC Cincinnati striker with 16 … Read more