Category Archives: USMNT Daily Update

USMNT Daily Update: A look at centerback options

With the U.S. Men’s National Team seriously shorthanded in the defender department, Jurgen Klinsmann is going to have some tough decisions to make about who to start on his back-line. Here is a closer look at his centerback options. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Is Klinsmann ready to change his midfield preference?

Jurgen Klinsmann has shown an affinity for playing a pure defensive midfielder behind the tandem of Michael Bradley and Jermaine Jones, a combination that has led to some attacking struggles. Klinsmann could be ready to change that approach. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Who should Klinsmann start vs. Costa Rica?

With 11 days to go before the U.S. Men’s National Team faces Costa Rica in World Cup qualifying, here is a closer look at what the starting XI might look like for the USMNT for that pivotal match. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Howard will be missed this month, but goalkeeper spot in good hands with Guzan

Tim Howard’s back injury has U.S. Men’s National Team fans nervous, but Brad Guzan’s impressive form since becoming Aston Villa’s starting goalkeeper should give U.S. fans some comfort heading into this month’s World Cup qualifiers. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Who should Klinsmann call up for the March qualifiers?

With two weeks to go before the U.S. Men’s National Team returns to World Cup qualifying action, we take a look at what a projected roster might look like for those qualifiers. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: As Holden takes important step in comeback, we can start thinking about the USMNT possibilities

Stuart Holden played his first league match in almost two years on Tuesday, and his appearance not only offers an encouraging sign of his comeback, but gave us a glimpse of where he might play for the USMNT. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: 23 for 2014 (February 2013 Edition)

There wasn’t much of a shake-up in the projected U.S. Men’s World Cup roster for 2014 in February, though one well-known name makes its return to our list of 23 for 2014. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: A closer look at the Landon Donovan situation

Landon Donovan made some revealing comments to a USC journalism class on Wednesday that suggest he is making progress in his search for peace, and progress in what seems now like a likely return to the USMNT. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: With Donovan missing from March qualifiers, Klinsmann must consider wing options

Landon Donovan’s decision to skip the March qualifiers and join the LA Galaxy in late March has plenty of USMNT fans upset, but the more pressing concern is just how the national team will cope without him in March. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Shea needed back in the fold, takes a step forward with goal in Stoke debut

Brek Shea scored in a closed-door friendly for Stoke City on Tuesday, providing the first real sign that he is close to joining Stoke City’s first team, welcome news for the USMNT, which could use him in the March qualifiers. Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: Can Klinsmann’s midfield preferences work?

Jurgen Klinsmann has been deploying a lineup without a pure playmaker, and some would say three defensive-minded central midfielders. Can doing that work for the U.S. national team? Continue reading »

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USMNT Daily Update: What changes might we see in the March qualifiers?

After Wednesday’s disappointing showing vs. Honduras, the U.S. Men’s National Team is sure to undergo some changes heading into the March qualifiers. We look at the positions that could be shaken up in the six weeks leading up to the home qualifier vs. Costa Rica. Continue reading »

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