Don’t worry USMNT fans, England have been even more ass

England manager Gareth Southgate tries to figure out what the the hell to do with his team against Italy.Image: Getty Images As we discussed yesterday, the first half of the last batch of friendlies for the USMNT could really not have gone worse or been more discouraging. Against the B-team version of Japan, a squad … Read more

The USMNT have a Weston McKennie problem

Weston McKenniePhoto: Getty Images One of the many complications of a winter World Cup, though far down the list, is the death of the pre-tournament friendly. Normally, teams get together for a couple weeks after the domestic season and then get two or three ramp-ups before the tourney starts to establish rapport, try some new … Read more

USMNT keeper Matt Turner shines in 2-0 WC tuneup loss to Japan

Matt Turner was the lone bright spot for the YanksImage: Getty Images It’s never a good sign when the biggest pro from the United States men’s national team’s Friday debacle full of cons — a 2-0 loss to Japan that doubles as the Yanks’ penultimate FIFA World Cup tune-up — was goalkeeper Matt Turner. The … Read more