John Brooks scored the game winner against Ghana. Julian Green scored the only goal against Belgium. The nation was united in their support of the USMNT producing the highest rated soccer matches in US TV history.
Tag Archive: Clint Dempsey
Tim Howard is amazing. A 15 save game might seem like a day off for a hockey netminder but for a soccer goalie, it is an incredibly busy night.
Heartbroken. Devastated. Despondent. Foolish. That’s how I felt when the US defense got caught watching Cristiano Ronaldo instead of marking their men in the final minute of stoppage time.
Suddenly, the Group of Death is wide open. The USMNT have an enormous opportunity Sunday to advance into the knockout stage with a win over Portugal.
DEMPSEY WITH THE GOAL! Just like that the USMNT was on the board. In under a minute Clint Dempsey took a feed from Jermaine Jones into the box, used a nifty little touch to bring the ball around the defender, then cutting to the center Dempsey fired a low laser shot off the right post …
Starting with former MLS Rookie of the Year (2004) Clint Dempsey through to new-comer Aron Johannsson, the USMNT forwards are a mix of raw talent and frustration.
The “Group of Death” awaits the USMNT when they arrive in Brazil to compete in the 2014 World Cup. Ghana, Portugal, and Germany stand between the United States and advancement in the tournament. At least that is how it is being perceived. It is quite possible however to view the USMNT as standing in the …
Jurgen Klinsmann has had an outstanding tenure as head coach of the United States Men’s National Team (USMNT). Since Klinsmann took over for Bob Bradley in July of 2011, the USMNT has shown a remarkable improvement in their overall play and in earning results. Klinsmann led the USMNT to their first ever victory over Italy …