Latest Gregg Berhalter News

Confident US sees home wins, road draws as path to World Cup

Nov. 17, 2021 15:09 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — As long as the United States wins its final three home games, the Americans likely will get back to the World Cup. These young Americans stumbled on the road again in qualifying, wasting an early lead in a choppy 1-1 draw against Jamaica on...

Weah's goal gains US bumpy 1-1 draw at Jamaica in qualifier

Nov. 17, 2021 01:40 AM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Damion Lowe leapt above Walker Zimmerman at the top of the 6-yard box in the 84th minute and headed Leon Bailey's corner kick to the left of U.S. goalkeeper Zack Steffen. Back at The Office for the first time in 25 months, yellow-clad Reggae...

Fast track: Scally a Bundesliga starter, set for US debut

Nov. 16, 2021 16:52 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — The newest player on the U.S. national team feels like he fits right in. While former high school classmates are getting ready for Thanksgiving break of their college freshman semesters, 18-year-old defender Joe Scally could make his debut as a...

Richards, Busio enter US lineup for Cup qualifier at Jamaica

Nov. 16, 2021 16:27 PM EST

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — Defender Chris Richards and midfielder Gianluca Busio entered the U.S. lineup for Tuesday night’s match at Jamaica as the Americans started their second-youngest lineup ever in a World Cup qualifier. Coach Gregg Berhalter made the minimum...

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...

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...

Miles Robinson, Zimmerman paired in defense for US vs Mexico

Nov. 12, 2021 20:22 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Miles Robinson and Walker Zimmerman were paired in central defense in front of goalkeeper Zack Steffen for the United States’ World Cup qualifier against Mexico on Friday night. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed just two starters from last month’s...

Looking for soccer support, US picks Ohio to host vs Mexico

Nov. 11, 2021 22:36 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — In choosing new TQL Stadium for Friday night's World Cup qualifier against Mexico, the U.S. Soccer Federation selected a city with a 3% Hispanic population in a state that ranks 42nd among the 50 in that demographic. “When you’re talking about a...

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...