Monthly Archives: June 2012

USMNT: Winners and Losers from Team USA’s Opening World Cup Qualifiers

June 15, 2012
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Over the past three weeks, the United States Men’s National Team has played what USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann and U.S. Soccer have called a “Five-Game Tournament”. In that run, the U.S. opened up with friendlies against Scotland, Brazil and Canada and followed those games up with its first two official 2014 World Cup qualifiers...

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USMNT v. Guatemala: 9 Thoughts from World Cup qualifying draw

June 14, 2012
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The USMNT traveled to Guatemala for its second World Cup qualifier on Tuesday night and came out of the game with a 1-1 draw. The tie, combined with the U.S.’ victory over Antigua and Barbuda on Friday night, gives the U.S. four points out of its first WCQ set. Here are nine thoughts from...

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USMNT v Guatemala: Picking Klinsmann’s Starting Lineup For WC 2014 Qualifier

June 11, 2012
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Following a less than stellar effort against Antigua and Barbuda in a 3-1 victory to open up World Cup qualifying last Friday night, the United States Men’s National Team travels to Guatemala on Tuesday with another three points on the line. Here is the starting eleven which gives head coach Jurgen Klinsmann and the...

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USMNT game v Antigua Leaves Major Questions to be Answered

June 11, 2012
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Friday night the United States Men’s National Team put together a thoroughly unimpressive 3-1 win over CONCACAF minnow Antigua and Barbuda to open up the team’s World Cup qualifying campaign. In a game fraught with frustration and mistakes, here are eight things we learned about the U.S.’s 2014 World Cup campaign. Is Jurgen Klinsmann...

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USMNT v Antigua: Picking the Best Team USA Lineup For World Cup 2014 Qualifier

June 3, 2012
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It has been an up and down week for the Americans heading into World Cup qualifying. Following the demolition of Scotland last weekend in a 5-1 victory, the Americans were soundly beaten 4-1 by Brazil only three days later. In its latest friendly, the United States Men’s National Team tied Canada 0-0 in a...

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