In what may be one of his final games in the famous blue and garnet of Barcelona, Neymar provided an inkling of the giant hole he will leave at Camp Nou. The Brazil international struck just after the half-hour mark against Manchester United at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, on Wednesday evening. It was the only goal of the game as Barcelona defeated a below-par United 1-0.
The United States men’s national team won its sixth Gold Cup title on Wednesday, topping Jamaica 2-1 on a late winner from Jordan Morris. It’s the sort of goal that moves a 22-year-old forward’s name from pencil to pen on a World Cup roster, one the Yanks will hopefully be planning following qualifying under Bruce Arena. Morris is one of several players who took hold of their chances to march into Russia via fine performances as part of the USMNT’s “B Team” in the Gold Cup, along with Darlington Nagbe, Matt Besler, and maybe Paul Arriola (This assumes you hadn’t already counted Omar Gonzalez). It seems to us there are six spots in play right now. The forward batch of four is set and Ethan Horvath
The U.S. men's national won the Gold Cup on Wednesday night, defeating Jamaica 2-1 thanks to a late goal from Jordan Morris. Here are three takeaways from the match. It now seems that Clint Dempsey's role will continue to be that "super sub" off the bench, and the expectation is for Jozy Altidore and Bobby Wood to lead the attack, with Dempsey starting perhaps from time to time. But Morris deserves a bigger role and he may have just earned it. A tireless attacker, he runs and runs and runs, he gives it his all, he's physical, and he can put the ball away when given the chance. Deployed more as a winger in this one, his speed down the left and awareness helped create a few good chances, and he