Bruce Arena coached his first competitive match of his second spell as United States men’s national team coach on Friday night, and it went as well as it possibly could have. The USMNT scored just five minutes into its match against Honduras and never looked back, winning 6-0. This stands in stark contrast to the Americans’ last two competitive games, in which they were terrible. Mexico handed the USMNT a 2-1 defeat in Columbus, which Klinsmann’s side followed up with an embarrassing 4-0 defeat away to Costa Rica. Piling on Klinsmann is the very definition of beating a dead horse. He was fired a long time ago, and USMNT fans have plenty to celebrate after Friday night’s game without having to
Megan Rapinoe recently earned her spot back in the U.S. Women’s National Team squad ahead of next month’s friendlies against Russia, but the veteran won’t remain silent when it comes to her stance on the social climate of America. The 31-year-old was scrutinized for joining NFL player Colin Kaepernick in 2016 when they knelt during their respective sporting events, along with dozens of other athletes across the United States. While Rapinoe admits that the form of protest is up for discussion, she also states that social inequality issues in the U.S. go far beyond that. It’s really obvious that we have very serious inequality in this country across many different spectrums,” Rapinoe told the Guardian.
today and get the latest scores, standings and schedules from the most popular soccer leagues around the world! Despite scoring the winning goal for Argentina against Chile on Thursday night in World Cup Qualifying, Lionel Messi didn’t end the night very content. He was livid, actually. The star attacker was upset with assistant referee Marcelo Vangasse for what Messi felt was a poorly officiated match by the assistant, especially late. It was late in the clash when Messi went down the right and was called for a foul as he tried to escape a defender and waste time, and Messi didn’t agree with the call. It actually happened twice in the final five minutes. He yelled insults at the ref that involved