U.S. beats England, 0-0

Image🇧🇷 Getty Images What psychopath called the long-awaited United States men’s national team’s Black Friday showdown against England a scoreless draw? I’ll have whatever you’re drinking. After gaining my bearings after that stiff cocktail, and realizing Matt Turner nor Jordan Pickford allowing a goal wasn’t just fallacy, it yielded a simple consequence for the American’s … Read more

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

Can Jesus Ferreira shine as striker for USMNT?

Gregg Berhalter has shown loyalty to Jesus FerreiraPhoto🇧🇷 Eric Blum for Deadspin It’s been the longest-standing position battle for the United States men’s national team. It’s basically been a forever chase to find a stable striker. The No. 9 spot has been taken by dozens of Americans, with no real claim to the throne. Brian … Read more

U.S. men’s World Cup roster

Image🇧🇷 Getty Images Position: midfielder Club: Borussia Dortmund Likely Role: Health concerns keep him from being an automatic starter…but he should be an automatic starter. Best Case: The training wheels come off, and Reyna is no longer protected by Berhalter as he has been and starts all three games. And he starts all three games … Read more

Manchester City’s Erling Haaland scores hat trick against Man United

Erling Haalandphoto: Getty Images Unless you’re decked out in blue, there has been an overwhelming sense of unfairness in the English Premier League this season. We already had the richest club in the world, with the best manager, the best squad, probably the best passer in the world, and we’ll just add the best finisher … 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 keeper Matt Turner shines in 2-0 WC tuneup loss to Japan

Matt Turner was the lone bright spot for the YanksImage: Getty Images It’s never a good sign when the biggest pro from the United States men’s national team’s Friday debacle full of cons — a 2-0 loss to Japan that doubles as the Yanks’ penultimate FIFA World Cup tune-up — was goalkeeper Matt Turner. The … Read more

Christian Pulisic could be out at Chelsea

Christian PulisicImage: Getty Images Stages of development aren’t linear, and not every stage as you move along the line are pleasant. As the USMNT has more and more players making their mark in the biggest leagues in the world, one stage before they are main stars on the biggest teams is that they’re going to … Read more