Latest Christian Pulisic News

Solskjaer's United loses again; Chelsea consolidates lead

Nov. 20, 2021 16:17 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — After overseeing yet another humiliating loss as Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer walked over to the angry away fans and held both hands up in apology, before giving them a quick wave. He may well have been waving goodbye. ...

Steffen displaces Turner as top US keeper, starts at Jamaica

Nov. 15, 2021 20:15 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Zack Steffen is in quite an unusual position: The No. 2 goalkeeper with Manchester City is No. 1 with the United States. New England's Matt Turner started the first five U.S. qualifiers, and Steffen took over for the 2-1 win over Costa Rica last...

Defender Sands added to US roster for qualifier vs Jamaica

Nov. 14, 2021 11:29 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Defender James Sands of Major League Soccer's New York City team has been added to the U.S. roster for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier at Jamaica. The U.S. will be without defender Miles Robinson and midfielder Weston McKennie because of one-game...

As much as American players want wins, they crave respect

Nov. 13, 2021 17:23 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — As much as American soccer players want wins, they crave respect. During a climb from soccer obscurity that began four decades ago, the U.S. has achieved milestone after milestone but carries its poor pedigree like a millstone as it tries to force its...

Pulisic sparks US over Mexico 2-0 in World Cup qualifying

Nov. 13, 2021 10:36 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic sent a message — with his head and his undershirt. Take that, Mexico. Pulisic and the Americans are back atop the region. Pulisic scored on his very first touch in the 74th minute, Weston McKennie added a goal...

Pulisic won't start in US World Cup qualifier against Mexico

Nov. 11, 2021 15:43 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic will not start in the United States' World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Friday. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter said Thursday that he envisions the 23-year-old Chelsea winger entering the game off the bench. Pulisic...

Expanded World Cups will dilute US-Mexico qualifiers

Nov. 10, 2021 18:35 PM EST

Taylor Twellman has played in and watched the U.S.-Mexico rivalry: intense, physical matchups in front of frenzied fans who savor the often bruising battles between the top teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean. Fervor reaches an apex in World Cup...

After choosing US over Mexico, Ricardo Pepi faces El Tri

Nov. 09, 2021 17:04 PM EST

Ricardo Pepi sat down with his family to discuss his big decision: whether to play for the United States or for Mexico. “I was just bringing everything to the table to them," he recalled. “I was talking about what it would be like walking out, playing in a game versus...

As Pulisic reports to US after injury, Chelsea urges caution

Nov. 08, 2021 18:43 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Pulisic was among just 10 of 25 players on hand for the United States' first day of training ahead of Friday's World Cup qualifier against Mexico, and Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel urged caution with the attacker as he regains fitness. ...

US defender Chris Richards making his mark in German league

Nov. 08, 2021 08:55 AM EST

DÜSSELDORF, Germany (AP) — Making a mark in German soccer is far from easy for any player, even more so at perennial champion Bayern Munich. United States center back Chris Richards is adapting well to life in Europe, though, and has become a regular starter on loan at...