USMNT

Andrea Pirlo Hints At Starting Weston McKennie In Wednesday’s Clash With Barcelona

Juventus should not require a slap to wake up even if the atmosphere at grounds is soporific, coach Andrea Pirlo said after the Serie A champions stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Verona on Sunday.

Pirlo said he could understand players might be influenced by appearing in near-empty stadiums during the COVID-19 pandemic but added that it was something they would have to adapt to.

USMNT Confirms Date, Opponent For First Match Since Covid

The U.S. men's national team confirmed Friday that it will return to play for the first time since February in a match against Wales next month.

The contest will be played Nov. 12 in Swansea, Wales. FS1 will televise the match, scheduled for 2:45 p.m. ET.

Australia Scraps November Plan To Play USMNT In London Due To COVID-19 Crisis

Football Federation Australia (FFA) said on Thursday it has called off a training camp in Europe and scrapped plans for matches against England and the United States in London next month due to the worsening COVID-19 crisis on the continent.

The FFA had been close to confirming dates for the November friendlies but said the "ongoing and worsening COVID-19 landscape across Europe" had forced it to reconsider.

Weston McKennie Makes Powerful Statement On Standing For Equality

Following his loan move from Schalke to Juventus, the profile of USMNT midfielder Weston McKennie went global. The 22-year-old Texan has already been capped 19 times and scored six goals for his country, but playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala is a whole different level.

The One Post You Should Read On 3-Year Anniversary Of USMNT’s Darkest Day

Even three years later, it’s not hard to recall the exact feelings that fateful night exactly three years ago. The USMNT, expected to get at least a point and avoid a total collapse to book its berth at the 2018 World Cup instead lost spot in the most bizarre of days.

Sergiño Dest Becomes First American To Play For Barcelona In LaLiga

A perfectly balanced contest between Barcelona and Sevilla at the Camp Nou on Sunday ended in a 1-1 draw with Luuk de Jong’s early strike being promptly cancelled out by Philippe Coutinho’s first goal for the club since May of 2019.

The meeting between second (Barça) and fourth (Sevilla) in last season’s table figured to be the sternest test of Ronaldo Koeman’s early reign despite the fact that Julen Lopetegui wasn’t on Sevilla’s bench after being sent off in Thursday’s 1-0 victory over Levante.

20-Year-Old American Chris Richards Starts For Bayern Munich And Provides Assist

Bayern Munich's Robert Lewandowski scored four goals including a stoppage-time penalty to give the German champions a 4-3 home win over Hertha Berlin in a pulsating Bundesliga clash at the Allianz Arena on Sunday.

The result left Bayern fourth in the standings on six points from three games, one behind the top three led by Leipzig on goal difference, while Hertha slipped to 13th on four points.

Lewandowski fired Bayern into a 2-0 lead with two trademark goals before the visitors hit back through Jhon Cordoba and Matheus Cunha to set up a frantic climax.

Barça Announces Signing Of USMNT Teenager Sergiño Dest From Ajax

Barcelona have completed the signing of United States full back Sergiño Dest from Ajax for $24.70 million plus five more in variables, the LaLiga side said on Thursday.

Barca's statement added that Dest, 19, had agreed to sign a five-year contract with a release clause of $470 million. Dest, who broke into Ajax's first team from their academy last season and has played three times for the U.S., will be officially presented on Friday.

USMNT Will Face Alphonso Davies And Company In 2021 Gold Cup Group Stage

The first ever Gold Cup Group Stage Draw has pitted the USMNT against the foes from up north, Canada. Joining the U.S. and Canada in Group B is Martinique and the winner of a play-in round that will be one of the following teams: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Bermuda, Barbados or Haiti.

In case you are unfamiliar with the structure of the 2021 Gold Cup, I refer you here

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