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Moore scores 20 seconds in, US beats Canada 1-0 in Gold Cup

Jul. 19, 2021 00:57 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Shaq Moore scored 20 seconds in and the United States beat Canada 1-0 Sunday to win Group B at the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Moore’s goal was the fastest since U.S. records began in 1990. Clint Dempsey scored 30 seconds in against Ghana in the...

Lloyd scores quick goal and US women defeat Jamaica 4-0

Jun. 14, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Carli Lloyd scored 24 seconds into the game and the U.S. women's national team went on to defeat Jamaica 4-0 on Sunday night in the Summer Series. The U.S. women are undefeated in 41 straight matches, the third-longest streak in team history. The team is...

US routs Costa Rica 4-0 to finish 4-game, 11-day stretch

Jun. 09, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — The United States finished a grueling stretch of four games in 11 days over 5,400 miles that resulted in three wins, including the CONCACAF Nations League trophy. Twenty-four players saw action, and eight scored. Prep time for the Europe-based players...

US changes 9 starters for exhibition vs Costa Rica

Jun. 09, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Defenders Tim Ream and Mark McKenzie were the only holdovers as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed nine starters for Wednesday night’s exhibition against Costa Rica. Ethan Horvath took over in goal after entering in the second half of Sunday’s...

Steffen to miss Costa Rica-US exhibition with bruised knee

Jun. 08, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen will miss the United States' exhibition against Costa Rica on Wednesday night with a bone bruise on his left knee. Steffen left the United States' CONCACAF Nations League final against Mexico on Sunday night with the...

Pulisic scores in extra time, US beats Mexico 3-2

Jun. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic lifted a trophy for the second time in eight days, this time his first for the United States. Ethan Horvath, back in Colorado for the first time in three or four years, expected to watch the game from the bench and found himself saving...

Mexican national team match halted for discriminatory chants

Jun. 07, 2021 00:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — A match involving Mexico's national team was stopped for the second time in four nights because of discriminatory chants. Officials stopped the CONCACAF Nations League final against the United States at Empower Field for about three minutes during...

Siebatcheu scores to lift US over Honduras in Nations League

Jun. 04, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Honduras held the United States even for nearly an entire match, giving most of the young Americans their first flavor of the even harsher rough-and-tumble that awaits in World Cup qualifying. Shortly before the game would have gone to penalty kicks,...

US forward Daryl Dike set to return to Orlando City

Jun. 02, 2021 13:50 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — American forward Daryl Dike will be returning to Major League Soccer's Orlando City. The team says Barnsley of England's second tier League Championship declined to exercise its purchase option on the 20-year old. Dike scored...

Jet setters: US starts grueling stretch Sunday at Swiss

May. 30, 2021 11:32 AM EDT

American soccer players will be piling up air miles -- all in preparation for unprecedented travel. Jet setters like never before, the No. 20 U.S. plays 13th-ranked Switzerland in an exhibition on Sunday at St. Gallen, then travels about 5,200 miles to face Honduras on...