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U.S. Men’s Team “Devastated” At Latest Olympic Qualifying Failure

The United States are "absolutely devastated" at missing out on qualification for the Olympic men's soccer tournament following Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Honduras, said coach Jason Kreis.

Defeat in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament means the United States will miss a third successive Games, with their last appearance coming in Beijing.

Nightmare Howler Costs U.S. Men Trip To Olympics

Chalk up another missed opportunity for the U.S. men’s soccer program to qualify for an international competition. For the third straight time, the U.S. men failed to qualify for the Olympics, losing 2-1 to Honduras after a horrific howler from the American keeper on Sunday evening in Guadalajara, Mexico.

¿De Dónde Vienen Los Abucheos A JJ Macías?

México venció a Estados Unidos 1-0 y terminó con campaña perfecta su paso por el Grupo A del Preolímpico Concacaf. Tras el partido, la alegría inundaba a los jugadores del Tri, con excepción de José Juan Macías. JJ jugó ante el USYNT, pero a los 69 minutos fue sustituido por su entrenador, Jimmy Lozano. Sí, un cambio es algo normal en el fútbol, sin embargo, el problema es que mientras JJ salía del campo fue abucheado intensamente por los propios aficionados de la selección mexicana.

Five USMNT Players That Could've Played For Mexico At The Olympics

The dispute over dual nationality players escalated to a new magnitude before the CONCACAF Olympic Qualifying Championship as five players chose the USMNT over Mexico, although the Mexican federation was able to get Efraín Álvarez to play with Tata Martino's senior side.

Benito Mussolini’s Great-Grandson Signs Professional Contract With Lazio

ROME - The great-grandson of Italian fascist dictator Benito Mussolini has signed his first professional contract with Serie A soccer team Lazio.

Romano Floriani Mussolini, 18, was called up to the Roman club’s Under-19 team in February and has featured in four of their last five matches, earning a three-year deal.

The teenager, son of Alessandra Mussolini, a former member of the European parliament for the Forza Italia party, posted a picture of himself signing a contract on his Instagram page, where he goes by the name Romano Floriani.

De Malagón A Córdova: En Apenas 14 Segundos, México Sub-23 Construyó Un Poema De Gol

México avanzó sin despeinarse a las semifinales del Preolímpico de la Concacaf. El Tri venció 3-0 a Costa Rica, en una actuación sólida y coronada por un fantástico gol de Sebastián Córdova. De jogo bonito, de tiki-taka.

En la previa, el duelo ante los ticos aparecía más complejo que el debut ante República Dominicana. Sin embargo, más allá de los ásperos roces que se produjeron entre varios jugadores ante la permisiva actuación del árbitro salvadoreño Iván Barton, México sacó la tarea con una facilidad pasmante.

Sebastián Córdova’s By Far The Best Player At The Concacaf Olympic Qualifiers

When listening to people discuss the merits of the U.S. U-23 side on a player-by-player basis, it’s interesting to take note of this particular ilk of big-brained soccer ‘splainer as nothing more than a snake oil salesman well-versed in misleading radar plots.

What I can tell you for sure is that they don’t know the strengths and weaknesses of 19-year-old João "Johnny" Lucas de Souza Cardoso, they don’t spend much time watching Internacional in the Brasileiro and their sage words of advice for Jason Kreis are worth even less than their 8K Twitter followers.

Hassani Dotson And Djordje Mihailovic Move U.S. One Step Closer To Olympics

After grinding out a win against Costa Rica last Thursday, the United States U-23s took care of business on Sunday night by beating the Dominican Republic 4-0 in Olympic qualifying at Estadio Akron. If Mexico beats or ties Costa Rica in Sunday’s later game, the U.S. is through to the semifinals. If Costa Rica wins, Wednesday’s group finale against Mexico takes on meaning again. 

Ochoa, Ferreira Lift U.S. To Massive Win In Men’s Olympic Qualifying Opener

David Ochoa might not have been expected to be the first-choice keeper for the U.S. at the Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship, but Jason Kreis is sure glad he went with the Real Salt Lake goalie in the USMNT’s opener. Ochoa made nine saves and Jesús Ferreira scored on the other end as the U.S. opened the qualifying tournament with a nervy 1-0 win over Costa Rica on Thursday in in Guadalajara, Mexico. 

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About How To Watch Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament

The Concacaf Men’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament is finally happening, albeit a year late. Jalisco, Mexico, will host 15 games over two weeks to determine the region’s two berths to this summer’s Tokyo Olympics. Here’s everything you need to know about how to watch Concacaf Olympic qualifying, including Fox’s unprecedented coverage plans.