Latest Ricardo Pepi News

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

Jan. 21, 2022 21:28 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. Gio Reyna and Aaron Long were left off along with defenders John Brooks and Tim Ream, and forwards Daryl Dike, Jordan...

American forward Pepi makes Bundesliga debut for Augsburg

Jan. 08, 2022 15:16 PM EST

SINSHEIM, Germany (AP) — American forward Ricardo Pepi made his Bundesliga debut for Augsburg in a 3-1 loss at Hoffenheim on Saturday. The 18-year-old Pepi, who joined Augsburg from Major League Soccer’s Dallas on Monday, came on in the 60th minute with his new team already 2-1...

American forward Ricardo Pepi joins Augsburg from Dallas

Jan. 03, 2022 12:19 PM EST

AUGSBURG, Germany (AP) — American forward Ricardo Pepi signed with Augsburg of Germany's Bundesliga from Major League Soccer's Dallas on Monday, agreeing to a 4 1/2-season contract that includes an option to extend through the 2026-27 season. The Augsburger Allgemeine reported 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...

Morris set to make US return Saturday in friendly vs Bosnia

Dec. 17, 2021 17:47 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Forward Jordan Morris is likely to play his first U.S. national team match in more than two years when the Americans face Bosnia and Herzegovina in an exhibition on Saturday. Defender Aaron Long probably won’t appear in the game. The Americans will try for a...

Berhalter: US takes cold better than El Salvador, Honduras

Dec. 03, 2021 12:54 PM EST

Gregg Berhalter thinks American players will adjust to a freeze with ease. The U.S. picked Columbus, Ohio, for its World Cup qualifier against El Salvador on Jan. 27 and St. Paul, Minnesota, for its Feb. 2 match against Honduras, games wrapped around a Jan. 30 meeting...

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...

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...

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...

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...