Latest Ricardo Pepi News

US gains 0-0 draw at Mexico, in strong position to qualify

Mar. 25, 2022 10:16 AM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Christian Pulisic pounded the ground three times just past Mexico's goal line after his point-blank shot was blocked in the 35th minute. The United States was frustrated yet pleased with a gritty 0-0 draw on Thursday night in the thin air of a half-full Estadio...

Steffen starts for US vs Mexico as Berhalter uses top lineup

Mar. 24, 2022 21:47 PM EDT

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Zack Steffen was in goal as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter used an “A” team lineup and changed five starters Thursday night for a World Cup qualifier against Mexico at Estadio Azteca. Right back DeAndre Yedlin, midfielders Tyler Adams and Yunus Musah and winger...

Ferreira: 2nd-youngest MLS hat trick, Dallas tops Timbers

Mar. 20, 2022 07:58 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Jesús Ferreira ended an 11-match scoreless streak for club and country with his first career hat trick in an 11-minute span of the first half to lead Dallas past the Portland Timbers 4-1 Saturday night. Ferreira at 21 years, 85 days became the second-youngest...

Reyna, Pefok, Horvath back for US qualifiers, Dest gets hurt

Mar. 17, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gio Reyna, Jordan Pefok and Ethan Horvath are back for the United States' final World Cup qualifiers but Sergiño Dest appears likely to miss the three games. A short time before U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 27-man roster Thursday, Dest grabbed his left...

Wild, Wild West: Seattle, Colorado, LAFC are the favorites

Feb. 24, 2022 16:02 PM EST

For all the stars that dot the rosters of teams in the MLS Western Conference, the best team out West a season ago was lacking some of that star power. The Colorado Rapids were the surprising top team in the West under coach Robin Fraser last year. And they seem likely to repeat...

Major League Soccer embarks on 27th season as Qatar looms

Feb. 24, 2022 16:00 PM EST

With the World Cup looming at the end of the year, Major League Soccer had to make some adjustments as it embarks on its 27th season. The league's 28 teams kick off this weekend, the earliest start ever with a quicker finish scheduled as MLS will make way for the World Cup in late...

US forward Ricardo Pepi says Augsburg move a worthwhile risk

Feb. 24, 2022 07:37 AM EST

BERLIN (AP) — One of United States forward Ricardo Pepi’s biggest challenges since moving to Germany has been to convince people why he chose to join relegation-threatened Augsburg. The 19-year-old Pepi, who was arguably the brightest prospect in Major League Soccer after scoring...