Copa América: United States

There have been 44 previous Copa Américas and the host nation has won the tournament 21 times. Additionally, no host nation has ever failed to advance from the group stage of the competition. Such precedent suggests that the United States, host of the 2016 Copa América, will surely make the knock-out rounds, and compete vigorously for the title. Being placed in the toughest group...
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How the USMNT will use upcoming friendlies to prepare for group stage play against Colombia

The United States hosts what coach Jurgen Klinsmann called "the biggest tournament since the '94 World Cup in the United States" in June. First, though, they have to make sure they're on the same page.That's where Wednesday's friendly in Frisco comes in, with the United States hosting Ecuador in the second of three friendly matches intended to help the American side get on the same...
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15 hours ago

Why Jurgen Klinsmann’s Copa America Roster is dangerous.

Jurgen Klinsmann has been heavily criticized concerning the form of the United States Men’s National Soccer Team since last summer. Many around the country believe a new coaching change will do wonders for the U.S team. With the pressure mounting, it was important Klinsmann selected the best possible roster for this summer’s Copa America. The competition is our country’s biggest...
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The 5 biggest questions about the USMNT’s Copa America roster

Now that Jurgen Klinsmann has unveiled his 23-man roster for the USMNT leading into the Copa America Centenario, which kicks off on June 3rd, there are naturally questions that are left to be answered before the tournament opener against Colombia. Some have already been answered, but more have also surfaced. Is this team equipped to make a deep run in the tournament? 1. Brad Guzan...
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USA Copa America Roster: Jurgen Klinsmann’s Two Big Calls To Determine Team’s Fate

Jurgen Klinsmann must ensure the United States men’s national soccer team hits its peak form immediately and maintains it for another month. Doing so likely will make Team USA hit its target for the 2016 Copa America “Centenario”: progression to the knockout rounds and perhaps a deep and exciting run toward glory. Failure to meet its potential will heap further pressure on...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

U.S. soccer announces 23-man roster for Copa America

The United States’ 23-man roster for next month’s Copa America Centenario was announced on Saturday, and as is typical for Jurgen Klinsmann’s squad, there were some notable omissions that will surely be talked about. GOALKEEPERS: Brad Guzan, Ethan Horvath, Tim Howard DEFENDERS: Matt Besler, Steve Birnbaum, John Brooks, Geoff Cameron, Timmy Chandler, Fabian Johnson, Michael...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Nothing Jurgen Klinsmann does, even the Copa America roster, should surprise you anymore

Jurgen Klinsmann's Copa America Centenario roster doesn't include Jordan Morris. Or Omar Gonzalez. And Chris Wondolowski must have some incriminating photos of the U.S. manager. And Timmy Chandler just won't go away. And did Klinsmann not learn from the 2014 World Cup when he didn't have a second target striker to back up Jozy Altidore? Because now he's going into a tournament without...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann calls up 22 players for first USMNT Copa America tuneup

The European and Mexican club season is all but over but that doesn’t mean players get to take a vacation. In just 18 days, the top soccer nations in the Americas will face off in a special tournament all over the United States. The U.S. Men’s National Team is getting ready as manager Jurgen Klinsmann calls up 22 European and Mexican club based players to Miami for a “transition...
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8 days ago  |  Discuss

USMNT manager Jurgen Klinsmann joins BBC’s Euro 2016 coverage

The BBC announced their broadcasting lineup for next month’s European Championship and mixed in with the usual pundits like Gary Lineker and Thierry Henry were a couple people that are supposed to have other things to do this June. In addition to Frank Lampard, who is supposed to be playing for NYCFC in MLS next month, U.S. Men’s National Team manager Jurgen Klinsmann is also...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Jurgen Klinsmann on rematch against Guatemala: ‘We need to win this game’

The United States has 318 million people, Guatemala has 15.5 million. The United States men’s soccer team has qualified for seven consecutive World Cups and won the Gold Cup four times in its last eight tries. The Guatemalan men’s soccer team has never qualified for the World Cup and last won the Gold Cup in 1967. The U.S. soccer team is ranked 30th in the world. The Guatemalan...
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March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

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