Latest Gregg Berhalter News

Lackluster US loses to Japan 2-0 in World Cup warmup

Sep. 23, 2022 12:32 PM EDT

With the World Cup approaching and final roster decisions looming, U.S. soccer players gave a dismal performance in a 2-0 exhibition loss to Japan on Friday in Düsseldorf, Germany. Daichi Kamada scored following Weston McKennie’s giveaway in the 24th minute and Kaoru Mitoma added...

World Cup Watch: Tough start at Milan for US defender Dest

Sep. 20, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MILAN (AP) — United States defender Sergiño Dest joined Italian champion AC Milan with the hope of getting more playing time ahead of the World Cup. He's gotten off to a tough start. “American Horror Story, a 45-minute episode,” was how Italian newspaper...

US forward Pefok’s bid for World Cup spot helps Union Berlin

Sep. 19, 2022 09:25 AM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — Jordan Pefok’s bid to make the United States team for the World Cup is helping Union Berlin to an unprecedented spell at the top of the Bundesliga. Pefok scored the opening goal in Union’s win over Wolfsburg on Sunday, only four days after he was omitted from U.S....

Sargent, Pepi, Ferreira on US roster for World Cup warmups

Sep. 14, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Sargent, Ricardo Pepi and Jesús Ferreira are in at forward, while Jordan Pefok, Haji Wright and Brandon Vazquez are out. U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter announced his 26-man roster Wednesday for the Americans' final two World Cup warmups, and he emphasized time...

Berhalter: Firing of Chelsea's Tuchel could benefit Pulisic

Sep. 07, 2022 16:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In the eyes of U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter, Chelsea’s decision to fire manager Thomas Tuchel could benefit American star Christian Pulisic. “I’m not happy a guy lost his job. But if this means more opportunity for Christian, then it’s positive because he’s...

Berhalter predicts Pulisic to regain Chelsea starting role

Aug. 31, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With Christian Pulisic stuck on Chelsea’s bench this season, U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter predicts his biggest star will get back into the English club’s starting lineup. “I’m a guy that bets on Christian just because I’ve seen it before,” Berhalter said...

Zack Steffen could return Tuesday from knee injury

Aug. 29, 2022 11:18 AM EDT

American goalkeeper Zack Steffen missed Middlesbrough’s 2-1 win over Swansea because of a knee injury but could return for Tuesday night’s match at Watford. Steffen went on loan to the second-tier team by Manchester City in hopes of getting regular playing time ahead of the World...

US plans to announce World Cup roster on Nov 9

Aug. 25, 2022 14:36 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Soccer Federation plans to announce its World Cup roster on Nov. 9. Kay Bradley, the USSF's director of marketing, said Thurday the federation is planning to have coach Gregg Berhalter announce the roster during an event in New York. The U.S....