Coming off of Friday night’s dominating effort against Honduras, the U.S. Men’s National Team looks for their second win in five nights when Bruce Arena and co. head to Panama. Strong performances from players like Clint Dempsey and Christian Pulisic have USMNT fans buzzing ahead of Tuesday’s clash in Panama City, but there are several questions that lie ahead for Arena as the U.S. goes for its second win in the Hexagonal. How does Arena cope with injuries? The only downside of the team’s 6-0 win over Panama on Friday was the aftereffects if the match. John Brooks, Sebastian Lletget, Michael Orozco and Jordan Morris are no longer with the USMNT after sustaining injuries/illnesses, leaving Arena
Philippe Coutinho says being above Everton in the Premier League is the only thing Liverpool have to think about ahead of the Merseyside derby. Liverpool host their local rivals at Anfield on April 1 after the international break, with Coutinho on duty with Brazil. Everton have not beaten the Reds since 2010 and are without a win in an away derby since 1999, but come into this game on fine form having lost just once in the top-flight in 2017.
Ander Herrera is dishing the goods on his Manchester United teammates while on Spain duty this week, and was asked about Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The Swede is a fierce competitor on and off the pitch, which Herrera jokes is an ever-present challenge to personal patience. It almost seems like there’s a bit of envy that Ibrahimovic can charge into public comments the way Herrera goes into tackles. From Marca: “[Ibrahimovic] is a genius, he’s very intense because he wants to win everything, even football-tennis,” Herrera said to Radio MARCA. “He assumes this role of doing or saying what he likes in front of the media because he does not care, he can say that he’ll score 30 goals or is the best because