Latest Christian Pulisic News

Morris, Weah, Dest, Zardes on US roster for WCup qualifiers

Jan. 21, 2022 16:08 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Morris, Tim Weah, Sergiño Dest and Gyasi Zardes returned from injuries to make the U.S. roster ahead of the next three World Cup qualifiers, while Gio Reyna, Gianluca Busio and Aaron Long missed out. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced a 28-man group that...

Chelsea-Liverpool draw thriller leaves Man City celebrating

Jan. 02, 2022 17:18 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — The only winner Sunday was Manchester City. And Romelu Lukaku certainly lost out. What a pulsating, entertaining encounter for Lukaku to miss — not out of his own choosing — as Chelsea recovered to draw 2-2 with Liverpool without the temporarily exiled striker. ...

Chelsea takes a stand, pioneers end to all-seater EPL games

Jan. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EST

LONDON (AP) — Coming to watch his beloved Chelsea since the 1960s, Gary Owen has witnessed first-hand the changing matchday experience. From the dangers that saw soccer fans penned behind barbed wire — and threatened with electric fences — to stadiums becoming too placid, the...

Cole Bassett's late goal in debut sends US past Bosnia 1-0

Dec. 18, 2021 23:28 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Cole Bassett wrote down his two main goals for the U.S. national team's two-week December camp and left them sitting on his bed so he would see them every day. “Make my debut, and score a goal,” Bassett recalled. The 20-year-old Colorado...

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...