Andrew Wiebe reports from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ after the United States Men’s National Team played to a 2-2 draw against Mexico.
Stuart Holden is excited by Julian Green joining the United States national team, but cautioned that the team must treat the 18-year-old forward with realistic expectations.
Jurgen Klinsmann and the US Men’s National Team hosted Mexico at the University of Phoenix Stadium last night in front of 60,000 people in a match that saw youngster Julian Green make his first appearance for the Red, White, and Blue.
The U.S. Men’s National Team didn’t win on Wednesday night against Mexico, but they did give head coach Jurgen Klinsmann plenty of things to ponder as he puts together his World Cup squad, and overall plans for the tournament.
The United States’s 2-2 draw with Mexico Wednesday night included an overwhelming start that gave way to a blown lead, but add in a new formation and Julian Green’s highly anticipated debut, and it was worth staying up late to watch.
Jurgen Klinsmann isn’t a fan of Clint Dempsey’s two-game suspension for violent conduct. Major League Soccer announced on Friday that Dempsey was suspended for two games for an incident with Toronto FC defender Marc Bloom last Saturday, keeping Dempsey out of the Sounders lineup until April 12.
Jürgen Klinsmann is positive about the U.S. team’s chances, but warned that “it is not going to be a perfect World Cup” in Brazil in terms of weather, transport and the “group of death.”
Jürgen Klinsmann wants to change the perception of soccer in the United States.
Klinsmann, the U.S. men’s national team coach, recently became the technical director for U.S. Soccer, which allows him to have a role in building a philosophy through the youth national teams, working closely with coaches to develop a higher standard on and off [...]