Latest United States National Soccer Team News

El Salvador beats St Kitts 4-0 in World Cup qualifying

Jun. 12, 2021 22:16 PM EDT

David Rugamas scored a pair of first-half goals, California-born Joshua Pérez added another and El Salvador won 4-0 at St. Kitts and Nevis on Saturday, moving into commanding position to advance in World Cup qualifying. The United States will be the opponent for the...

Sam Mewis scores in U.S. women's 1-0 win over Portugal

Jun. 11, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Sam Mewis scored in the 76th minute and the U.S. national team beat Portugal 1-0 in the Summer Series on Thursday night. The U.S. women are undefeated in 40 straight matches, the third longest streak in team history. The team is undefeated in 54 games on...

Blackwood scores, Jamaican women beat Nigeria 1-0

Jun. 10, 2021 20:02 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Deneisha Blackwood scored early in the second half and Jamaica defeated Nigeria 1-0 to open the Summer Series on Thursday night. Blackwood, who also plays for the Houston Dash of the National Women's Soccer League, scored in the 51st minute for the...

US routs Costa Rica 4-0 to finish 4-game, 11-day stretch

Jun. 09, 2021 22:42 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — The United States finished a grueling stretch of four games in 11 days over 5,400 miles that resulted in three wins, including the CONCACAF Nations League trophy. Twenty-four players saw action, and eight scored. Prep time for the Europe-based players...

Cherundolo, Pearce, Moreno, Payne elected to US Soccer Hall

Jun. 09, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — American national team defenders Steve Cherundolo and Christie Pearce have been elected to the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame along with Bolivian forward Jaime Moreno and former D.C. United general manager Kevin Payne. The four will be inducted...

US changes 9 starters for exhibition vs Costa Rica

Jun. 09, 2021 18:44 PM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Defenders Tim Ream and Mark McKenzie were the only holdovers as U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter changed nine starters for Wednesday night’s exhibition against Costa Rica. Ethan Horvath took over in goal after entering in the second half of Sunday’s...

MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Jun. 09, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will take place more than a year later than originally scheduled, but a match between the top players in Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX is on. The two leagues announced Wednesday that the MLS All-Star Game will be played Aug. 25 at Banc...

US defender Mark McKenzie targeted with online racial abuse

Jun. 09, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — American defender Mark McKenzie was subjected to racial abuse on social media following his team's 3-2 victory over Mexico in the CONCACAF Nations League final. “The amount of racial abuse and personal attacks on myself and family from...

Steffen to miss Costa Rica-US exhibition with bruised knee

Jun. 08, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen will miss the United States' exhibition against Costa Rica on Wednesday night with a bone bruise on his left knee. Steffen left the United States' CONCACAF Nations League final against Mexico on Sunday night with the...

Pulisic scores in extra time, US beats Mexico 3-2

Jun. 07, 2021 10:12 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Christian Pulisic lifted a trophy for the second time in eight days, this time his first for the United States. Ethan Horvath, back in Colorado for the first time in three or four years, expected to watch the game from the bench and found himself saving...