• Dortmund juggernaut to tackle goal-shy Wolfsburg

    Free-scoring Borussia Dortmund head to Wolfsburg for Tuesday's Bundesliga clash looking to continue an impressive scoring streak that has seen them bag 12 goals in two matches. In contrast, Germany striker Mario Gomez is desperate to break his Wolves' duck after failing to score in his first two…

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  • Christian Pulisic shines in first Champions League start for Borussia Dortmund

    American Christian Pulisic made his first Champions League start on Wednesday. The soccer prodigy from Pennsylvania made his first Champions League start for Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday and, although he did not get on the score sheet in a 6-0 victory at Legia Warsaw, he made his presence felt…

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  • USMNT finds itself in unfamiliar position for final World Cup qualifying round

    Fabian Johnson, Christian Pulisic and Sacha Kljestan are part of a suddenly deep U.S. team. With a rollicking pair of wins in its final games in the fourth phase of World Cup qualifying, the United States men’s national team has reached the final “hexagonal” round. A 6-0 deconstruction of St.…

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  • 'Wonderful' Pulisic delights Klinsmann

    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has hailed the "wonderful" performance of Christian Pulisic after the teenage starlet's dazzling display in the World Cup qualifying rout of Trinidad and Tobago. Klinsmann handed the 17-year-old Borussia Dortmund forward his first full start on Tuesday and the…

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  • Altidore scores twice, US advances with 4-0 win over T&T

    Jozy Altidore made U.S. history. Altidore scored twice in a three-minute span of the second half, Sacha Kljestan and Paul Arriola had goals and the United States beat Trinidad and Tobago 4-0 on Tuesday night to reach the final round of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup. ''No doubt in my mind,''…

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  • USMNT phenom Christian Pulisic presents unique problem for American soccer

    Christian Pulisic did not play like a 17-year-old making his first U.S. start. If we’re being honest, we, as a soccer country, don’t know how to talk about Christian Pulisic. On Tuesday, he made his first start but his eighth appearance for the United States men’s national team.

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  • USMNT rolls into final phase of World Cup qualifying with 4-0 win over T&T

    A goal by Sacha Kljestan, a pair of them by Jozy Altidore and a fourth by Paul Arriola did the job for the U.S. The fifth and final phase – the so-called hexagonal round, which will send three of six teams to the World Cup and a fourth to a playoff after a double-round robin – will open with U.S.…

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  • Talented teenager Pulisic likely to remain US super sub

    Christian Pulisic's phone has been more active than usual the past few days. Among texts, calls and social media, Pulisic got his share of congratulatory messages after scoring two goals and assisting on another in the United States' 6-0 victory at St. Vincent and the Grenadines in a World Cup…

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  • Klinsmann pleads patience over Pulisic as US face Trinidad

    United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann has called for patience as the clamour for rising star Christian Pulisic to be given a starting berth reaches fever pitch. Borussia Dortmund teenager Pulisic produced a sparkling two-goal cameo last Friday as the USA demolished St. Vincent and the Grenadines…

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  • After daughter's birth, Besler helps US rout St Vincent 6-0

    Matt Besler got back to the U.S. team hotel after training on the eve of the United States' World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grenadines when his cellphone came to life. Back in Kansas City, Kansas, Amanda Besler felt her water break and went into labor two weeks early. On a Caribbean…

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  • US edge closer to CONCACAF final round

    Borussia Dortmund teenager Christian Pulisic scored twice as the United States thrashed Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 6-0 to edge closer to a place in the final round of CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2018 World Cup. A first-half flurry of goals from Bobby Wood, Matt Besler and Jozy Altidore on…

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  • USMNT keeps World Cup qualifying campaign on track with 6-0 win

    Matt Besler scored his first goal in a U.S. men’s national team shirt. In the baking heat and suffocating humidity of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, the United States men’s national team kept its qualifying campaign for the 2018 World Cup in Russia on track with a 6-0 win on Friday. Should…

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  • Acosta at left back for US in World Cup qualifier

    Kellyn Acosta was set to make his competitive debut for the United States, starting at left back in Friday's World Cup qualifier at St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The 21-year-old FC Dallas defender was part of the U.S. roster at last year's Under-20 World Cup. Yedlin was part of a 4-4-2…

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  • With Dempsey out, US counting on Bobby Wood to keep scoring

    Between his surprising summer with the U.S. men's national team last year and his dazzling Bundesliga debut with Hamburg last week, it's been an impressive 14-month stretch for forward Bobby Wood. With Clint Dempsey sidelined because of an irregular heartbeat, U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann is…

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  • USMNT faces tricky challenges against Caribbean underdog in World Cup qualifying

    Matt Besler and the U.S. beat St. Vincent and the Grenadines 6-1 in St. Louis last November. On paper, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines should present no challenge to the United States men’s national team at all. Unsurprisingly, St. Vincent and the Grenadines – with four games, four losses, three…

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  • US coach Klinsmann wants 'urgency' in World Cup qualifier

    Jurgen Klinsmann has called on the United States to deliver an "urgent" performance against Saint Vincent and the Grenadines on Friday as they aim to book their place in the next round of 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Depending on results in other matches, the Americans could advance to the final…

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  • Dempsey-less USMNT roster for World Cup qualifiers poses questions

    The United States men’s national team has had to begin contemplating a possible life without Clint Dempsey. Dempsey, the national team’s one-time captain and its leading career goalscorer among active players – his 52 goals trail only Landon Donovan’s 57 for the all-time lead – had apparently been…

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