What we learned from the USMNT win at Honduras & during September's World Cup qualifiers

The players on the US men’s national team, when asked, said they were aiming for nine points this week. Certain segments of the fanbase seemed to expect, I don’t know, like 42 or something. Head coach Gregg Berhalter wouldn’t put a number on it but was openly confident heading into the trio of games in this now-closed September World Cup qualifying window.
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Pepi's stunning USMNT debut in crucial World Cup qualification win vs. Honduras eases pressure on coach Gregg Berhalter

Patience was beginning to wear thin. Coming off two disappointing draws to open their FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign, the United States men's national team went into half-time trailing 1-0 to Honduras in San Pedro Sula on Wednesday night. It was a disjointed, uninspired performance that called into question head coach Gregg Berhalter's tactical acumen and the players' collective desire. Had the result held, Berhalter's job status -- fair or not -- would have been up for debate.
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USMNT takeaways: Pepi solves striker problem, Berhalter shows he can fix his mistakes, but defense needs work

The United States men's national team came to life in the second half on Wednesday to earn a critical 4-1 win over Honduras in World Cup qualifying. It wasn't all that convincing despite the inflated scoreline, but Gregg Berhalter's team responded on the road in the second half with four goals to put themselves in decent position moving forward with three more games in October.

Three takeaways from the USMNT's stabilizing WCQ win at Honduras

Yes, of course I’m being sarcastic. But we’re all riding the Concacaf World Cup Qualifying tiger now, not just Gregg Berhalter. And somehow the head coach tracked down a rabbit in San Pedro Sula to pull out of his hat and rescue the US men’s national team from looming disaster on Wednesday night at the infamous Estadio Olimpico Metropolitano. I’m going to save a little time and not embed the Russell Crowe gif here, but yeah: Are you not entertained?

Sports World Is Freaking Out About U.S. Men’s Soccer

The United States men’s national team missed the last World Cup. Could it happen again?. Unfortunately, it appears to be a possibility. The United States men’s national team is off to a disappointing start in the World Cup qualifying stage. The Americans are coming off draws to El Salvador and Canada. The USMNT headed into Wednesday night’s game against Honduras in desperate need of a win.

USMNT Roster News Ahead Of World Cup Qualifier Against Honduras

CHICAGO (Sept. 6, 2021) – The U.S. will close out the international window with its third World Cup qualifier in seven days when it takes on Honduras on Wednesday, Sept. 8 in San Pedro Sula (10:30 p.m. ET on Paramount+, Telemundo, Universo). Following are updates on the USMNT roster:. Jackson...

McKennie dismissed by USMNT for two COVID protocol violations, including bringing unauthorized individual into bubble - sources

United States midfielder Weston McKennie was sent home by national team manager Gregg Berhalter for spending a night outside of the team's COVID-19 bubble in Nashville, Tennessee, as well as bringing an unauthorized individual back inside the bubble to his hotel room on a different evening, both of which violated the team's coronavirus protocols, sources told ESPN.
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USMNT World Cup qualifying schedule

The USMNT’s path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar is underway with two draws and a win through three matches, and the full schedule of CONCACAF’s hexagonal octagonal round of qualifying below. Most notably, USMNT vs Mexico is set for later this year, Nov. 12 (matchday 7), in a...

U.S. Soccer “Countdown to World Cup Qualifying” Week Kicks Off With Launch of USMNT’s “Only Forward / Solo Pa’lante” Campaign

CHICAGO (Aug. 25, 2021) – U.S. Soccer is kicking off its “Countdown to World Cup Qualifying” promotion with the launch of “Only Forward” / “Solo Pa’lante”: U.S. Soccer’s new creative campaign focused on uniting fans and the MNT in a collective, inspirational journey to qualify for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.

Soccer on TV: The USMNT is on the verge of big trouble in World Cup qualifying

Tuesday, 11 a.m. (Paramount+) CBS recently bought the rights to Asia’s World Cup qualifiers for Paramount+. This matchup is, not surprisingly, a rivalry in soccer just like it is in other things. Japan’s squad has a number of players who made moves in Europe this summer: Arsenal’s Takehiro Tomiyasu, Mallorca’s Takefusa Kubo, and Celtic’s Kyogo Furuhashi.

USMNT WCQ Series History: El Salvador Away

Detailing three prior World Cup Qualifying matches against Los Cuscatlecos. Throughout the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifying journey, will take fans back through intriguing encounters the USMNT has previously experienced against each of its qualifying opponents in the scenario that the team will face them.