Latest Mexico National Soccer Team News

Ledezma on roster for US Under-23 training camp

Oct. 4, 2019 6:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — PSV Eindhoven youth midfielder Richie Ledezma, eligible to play for the United States and Mexico, is among 25 players picked for the American Under-23 team's training camp ahead of an Oct. 15 exhibition against El Salvador in Miami. Ledezma, who played for the U.S. at this year's Under-20...

Mexico routs US 3-0 to maintain soccer dominance

Sep. 7, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The soccer gap between Mexico and the United States is far wider than the Rio Grande that separates the nations. Exactly a year before the start of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup, Mexico handed the Americans their most one-sided loss in the rivalry since 2009. Javier...

Dest debuts against Mexico as US makes 6 changes

Sep. 6, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest made his U.S. debut at left back in Friday night's exhibition against Mexico, among six changes from the lineup that started the 1-0 loss to El Tri in the CONCACAF Gold Cup final in July. Walker Zimmerman started at center back in place of injured Matt Miazga,...

Dest set for US debut but could switch to Netherlands

Sep. 5, 2019 7:45 PM EDT

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Sergiño Dest's tenure with the U.S. national team could be lengthy. Or he might cut it short. The 18-year-old defender is scheduled to start Friday night's exhibition against Mexico in his debut for the American senior team but could switch his affiliation to the Netherlands...

Pulisic intrigued by possibility of playing in Olympics

Sep. 4, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

SHORT HILLS, N.J. (AP) — Christian Pulisic thinks about all the talented young American players and thinks they could go far in next year's Olympic men's soccer tournament, perhaps himself included. "I would never completely count that out because it's a huge honor to play for your country in the...

Mihailovic to train with US before Olympic soccer qualifying

Aug. 30, 2019 4:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Fire midfielder Djordje Mihailovic is among 24 players invited to the U.S. under-23 training camp leading to Olympic qualifying. Mihailovic played for the U.S. senior team at this year's CONCACAF Gold Cup. The U.S. is preparing for a Sept. 9 exhibition against Japan at Chula Vista,...

Dest, Pomykal among newcomers on US soccer roster

Aug. 28, 2019 1:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A year ahead of the start of World Cup qualifying, U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter is bringing in a trio of young players for exhibitions next month against Mexico and Uruguay, adding defenders Sergiño Dest and Miles Robinson to his player pool along with midfielder Paxton Pomykal. All...

3's the charm: Atlanta United adds to its trophy haul

Aug. 28, 2019 4:27 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The players whooped it up. The champagne flowed. In the midst of it all, another trophy sat in the middle of the locker room. When Atlanta United began play just three seasons ago, this is exactly what they had in mind. Winning championships. Lots of them. "The biggest clubs in the world win...

Make it 3: Atlanta wins another title, capturing US Open Cup

Aug. 27, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — They climbed atop podium in the center of the field, hoisted a trophy above their heads, and began bouncing up and down with feverish passion. For Atlanta United, celebrating never gets old — though it is becoming routine. Atlanta claimed its third title in less than nine months,...

US to play Cuba in new Nations League at Washington, DC

Aug. 19, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States' home game against Cuba in the first CONCACAF Nations League will be played at Audi Field in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 11. The site was announced Monday by the U.S. Soccer Federation, which has yet to say where the Nov. 15 home match against Canada will be played. As part...