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US men fail to follow women, lose Gold Cup final to Mexico

Jul. 8, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. men's soccer players showed how far, far behind they are the women. Hours after the American women won their fourth World Cup, the men were outplayed by Mexico in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final. Jonathan Dos Santos scored in the 73rd minute to give the El Tri a 1-0 victory Sunday...

Altidore, Morris start vs Jamaica, among 4 US changes

Jul. 3, 2019 8:37 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Attackers Jozy Altidore and Jordan Morris, right back Reggie Cannon and central defender Matt Miazga are starting for the United States in its CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal against Jamaica as American coach Gregg Berhalter made four changes. Attackers Tyler Boyd and Gyasi Zardes moved...

Pulisic, McKennie show plenty of promise for US in Gold Cup

Jul. 3, 2019 1:23 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie are offering hope for the future of U.S. men's soccer while contributing plenty to its present. After combining on the lone goal in a 1-0 CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal victory over Curacao, the two 20-year-old midfielders will try to help the...

US beats Curacao 1-0, plays Jamaica in Gold Cup semifinals

Jul. 1, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Pulisic and the United States are headed to the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals after an underwhelming performance against Curacao. The U.S. was outplayed during the second half by the world's 79th-ranked national team but managed to advance with a 1-0 win Sunday night behind...

Pulisic captains US for 1st time under Berhalter

Jun. 30, 2019 7:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Star 20-year-old midfielder Christian Pulisic is captaining the U.S. for the first time under coach Gregg Berhalter, who started the same lineup in the CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal against Curacao that he sent out for the initial group stage matches against Guyana and then Trinidad...

US midfielder McKennie extends contract at Schalke

Jun. 30, 2019 9:24 AM EDT

GELSENKIRCHEN, Germany (AP) — United States midfielder Weston McKennie has extended his contract with Bundesliga side Schalke by two years to 2024. McKennie says in a club statement, "It was an easy decision as I have constantly received incredible support from the fans. The management was also always...

US using same starters for game against Trinidad and Tobago

Jun. 22, 2019 7:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter is starting the same lineup in a CONCACAF Gold Cup match against Trinidad and Tobago as he used in the opening 4-0 victory over Guyana. Goalkeeper Zack Steffen captained the U.S. for the first time Saturday night as Berhalter rotated the armband. Midfielder...