Tag Archive: Landon Donovan

Aug 07

MLS All-Stars defeat Bayern Munich 2-1

Bayern Munich forward Robert Lewandowski opened the scoring of tonight’s MLS All-Star game from Portland, Oregon, with a beautiful strike past Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando in the eight minute of play. Rimando is the MLS leader in career shutouts with 112 clean sheets, so any ball getting past him is a bit of …

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Jul 02

Final thoughts on the USMNT

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.

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May 23

Outraged! Donovan does not make the cut

Landon Donovan’s exclusion from the final 23 man World Cup roster is inexcusable. Yes, in 2013 Donovan took a sabbatical from soccer to regroup and refocus. Yes, that did not sit well with USMNT head coach Jurgen Klinsmann, who made that perfectly clear by not calling up Donovan for International duty for several months. That …

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May 21

Jurgen Klinsmann and the future of American soccer

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 …

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