Latest 2022 FIFA World Cup News

Larin keeps finding net, helping Canada earn 1-1 draw vs. US

Sep. 06, 2021 00:24 AM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Cyle Larin is doing what he usually does by finding the back of the net. If the forward keeps this up, he might just help Canada end its long World Cup drought. Larin scored the tying goal in the 62nd minute Sunday night to help Canada earn a...

Italy sets unbeaten record; Germany, Spain top WCup groups

Sep. 05, 2021 18:52 PM EDT

GENEVA (AP) — Italy set an international record of 36 games unbeaten on Sunday as Germany and Spain returned to the top of their World Cup qualifying groups. Though European champions Italy were held 0-0 at Switzerland, Germany and Spain were joined by England and...

Welcome to CONCACAF: Bumpy fields, showering at hotel

Sep. 03, 2021 12:47 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — Among 15 players at RB Leipzig who headed last week to national teams, Tyler Adams tried to explain to teammates what it's like playing in CONCACAF, which allows subpar fields in outdated stadiums that elite leagues don't tolerate. ...

New-look US opens World Cup qualifying, 4 years after flop

Sep. 01, 2021 20:54 PM EDT

SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — They landed on a charter flight, just three veterans of the devastating defeat four years earlier along with 20 fresh faces and a new coaching staff. Christian Pulisic and Zack Steffen were left behind. Rebuilding...

Pulisic uncertain for World Cup qualifying after COVID

Aug. 26, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Pulisic's availability for the United States' opening World Cup qualifier remains unclear following his positive COVID test. The top American player was on the 26-man roster announced Thursday for the first three qualifiers after missing...

US men's roster expanding for September World Cup qualifiers

Aug. 18, 2021 17:27 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter will be going with a bigger roster to deal with three games crammed into a seven-day span when 2022 World Cup qualifying starts in September. General manager Brian McBride said Wednesday that the U.S. men's national...

Gyasi Zardes lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into Gold Cup final

Jul. 30, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored in the 86th minute and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 on Thursday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Zardes, one of the few first-line U.S. players on a mostly junior varsity roster at the tournament, replaced...

US to play World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Cincinnati

Jul. 29, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play its home World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Cincinnati, ending a streak of five straight in Columbus, Ohio. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday that the Nov. 12 match will be at TQL Stadium, the 26,000-capacity venue...