USMNT underwhelms vs. Costa Rica, but all eyes on World Cup now qualification assured

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica -- A raucous, celebratory atmosphere inside the Costa Rica National Stadium dictated the mood. Los Ticos had just finished off a 2-0 win to remain undefeated all time against the United States men's national soccer team in San Jose. There were even fireworks, despite the fact the home side failed to claim an automatic place at Qatar 2022, setting up a playoff versus New Zealand instead.
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USMNT qualifies for World Cup: Don't less the loss to Costa Rica fool you, the future is bright for USA soccer

July 1, 2014 was the last time anybody saw the United States men's national team at a FIFA World Cup. It was a 2-1 defeat to Belgium in extra time in the round of 16 -- you know the one. Almost eight years later the Chris Wondolowski miss and those 14 Tim Howard saves are still fresh. That defeat still stings. now the biggest stage in all of sports will once again include the red, white and blue, and with it will come the highest expectations this team has ever seen.
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Roster prediction: Who the USMNT could bring to Qatar 2022 World Cup

It’s official: The United States have qualified for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. After a disaster that led to the USMNT missing the 2018 edition, they’re back. And the pool seems deeper than ever. A lot of good players are vying to be on the plane to Qatar in November. It’s time to shift focus to the roster.

Social media reacts to USMNT clinching 2022 World Cup berth

The United States men's national soccer team has qualified for the 2022 World Cup, and celebrations are in full swing. 2022 World Cup: Draw date, time, seeds | Who's in, who's in contention?. The team only had to avoid a six-goal loss in order to punch its ticket to Qatar,...

"I cried last time. I'm crying now": USMNT players react to qualifying for 2022 FIFA World Cup

The momentary frustration of losing their qualifying finale might have muted the initial touchline celebrations. Don’t worry, though. After the reality set in late Wednesday night that the US men’s national team had booked their place at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar, they allowed themselves to revel and reflect on the achievement.

Road To Qatar: The USMNT Timeline To The 2022 Fifa World Cup

With a World Cup Berth Secured, Take a Look at What Lies Ahead for the USMNT in the Journey to Qatar. The journey through World Cup Qualifying has been long and difficult, and after months of arduous challenges and a tight battle for qualification against the best in Concacaf in the Octagonal, the U.S. Men’s National Team achieved its goal of returning to the FIFA World Cup. Now, with a World Cup berth secured, here’s what lies ahead for the team as it prepares for the final steps in the road to Qatar.

Major Link Soccer: The USMNT is going to the World Cup

It’s both a virtue and a shame that the pinnacle of team sport comes just once every four years. The wait can be unbearable – an entire nation and diaspora’s mood hinging on every bounce of a ball – and doubly so for those who see their attempts to summit the soccer mountain top end in failure. World Cup-bound: MLS players from Ghana, Poland & more book ticket |

USMNT draws Mexico: How social media reacted to the CONCACAF World Cup qualifier at Estadio Azteca

The U.S. men's national team went to Mexico on Thursday to begin the crucial final window of 2022 CONCACAF World Cup qualifying, and coach Gregg Berhalter promised they'd be aggressive. Unfortunately for Berhalter (and fans), that approach didn't result in any goals for the U.S. -- and likewise for Mexico, El Tri could not find an opening to score either.

Pulisic, Reyna, Adams headline USMNT roster for final World Cup qualifiers

Christian Pulisic, Tyler Adams and Giovanni Reyna headline the 27-player roster for the United States men ahead of three critical World Cup qualifiers that will determine whether the team heads to Qatar later this year. The USMNT is scheduled to play Mexico at the famed Estadio Azteca on March 24,...

USMNT names 27-player roster for March World Cup Qualifying window

UPDATE (March 18) – Atlanta United homegrown product George Bello, who earned a wintertime transfer to German Bundesliga side Arminia Bielefeld, has been called in as an injury replacement for FC Barcelona fullback Sergiño Dest. The move gives the US men's national team another left back behind Fulham's...

Has Jesus Ferreira become the USMNT's first-choice No. 9?

Of all the spots on the US men’s national team’s depth chart, the much-coveted No. 9 role remains the trickiest and has presented more questions than answers. We thought maybe Ricardo Pepi would be the guy after his hype train produced a club-record $20 million transfer from FC Dallas to Germany's FC Augsburg. For a while, we thought the same of Josh Sargent spanning his time in the Bundesliga (Werder Bremen) and Premier League (Norwich City).