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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...

Valencia's Musah scores 2nd goal of season, in Copa del Rey

Dec. 16, 2021 18:39 PM EST

American midfielder Yunus Musah scored his second goal of the Spanish season, putting Valencia ahead in the first minute of a 3-1 extra-time win over second-tier Arenteiro on Thursday night in the second round of the Copa del Rey. José Gayà crossed to Maxi Gómez, who shot toward...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Expanded World Cups will dilute US-Mexico qualifiers

Nov. 10, 2021 18:35 PM EST

Taylor Twellman has played in and watched the U.S.-Mexico rivalry: intense, physical matchups in front of frenzied fans who savor the often bruising battles between the top teams in North and Central America and the Caribbean. Fervor reaches an apex in World Cup...

Pulisic returns, Dest out, Scally called up for US-Mexico

Nov. 04, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Pulisic is back but not fully fit, Sergiño Dest is out and Joe Scally was called up for a possible debut. Gio Reyna remains sidelined, while John Brooks and Tim Ream were bypassed. As World Cup qualifying nears the halfway...