U.S. Soccer

2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Final Round

North and Central America and the Caribbean

The Journey

Get to know U.S. MNT players on their journey to impress with their clubs, earn international caps and compete for a place at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Read more

Presented by Thorne

Routines, Presented by Thorne shows how U.S. Men’s and Women’s National Team players and staff prepare to maintain world-class form on and off the field to compete with the world’s best. Read more

Players' Cut

Player's Cut dives into the stories from the viewpoint of the U.S. Soccer players and personalities who were involved in the USA's most famous games. Relive the MNT's most memorbale World Cup Qualifying successes in this original U.S. Soccer series. Read more

Additional Tickets On Sale for USA-Trinidad & Tobago, Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance

CHICAGO (April 24, 2017) – Due to high demand, U.S. Soccer is adding additional seating for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifier between the U.S. Men’s National Team and Trinidad & Tobago, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Bleacher seats are being added at the North Endline and other feasible spaces at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, which will host the match on June 8 at 5:50 p.m. MT (FS1, Univision Networks). Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis through ussoccer.com starting Tuesday, April 25, at 10 a.m. MT. Individuals can purchase a maximum of four (4) tickets. [TICKETS]

As was the case for previous matches this year, U.S. Soccer will be utilizing mobile tickets for the event.

Beyond the newly-added seats, a small number of tickets remain available currently for the Midfield & Sideline Tables, as well as some limited-view seating. In addition, Ultimate Fan Tickets (special VIP packages that include a premium ticket, a custom-made official U.S. National Team jersey with name and number, VIP access to the field before the game, and other unique benefits) are available exclusively through ussoccer.com.

Coaches Circle and Presidents Circle members supporting the U.S. Soccer Development Fund can receive individual customer support and concierge services for their ticketing needs. Click here or contact circles@ussoccer.org for more information.

The Hyatt Place Denver/Downtown will serve as the official FanHQ Hotel and is designated as the premier accommodation spot for fans looking to get the most out of the USA-Trinidad & Tobago experience. The hotel is the hub for activities, including a hotel bar takeover, merchandise sales and game day shuttle pick-up location. To make a reservation at the Official FanHQ Hotel, click here.

Enjoy pregame at the U.S. Soccer Fan Hospitality Tailgate in FanHQ for USA vs. Trinidad & Tobago on Thursday, June 8. Located in the VIP East Lot, across from Gate D, the Fan Hospitality Tailgate will be open from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. and include food, drinks and music! Click here to purchase your Fan Hospitality Tailgate pass.

DSG Park is hosting a World Cup Qualifier for the third-consecutive qualifying cycle. The U.S. has posted two shutout victories, including the famous Snowclasico in 2013 against Costa Rica. Overall, the United States is 4-1-0 all-time in the state of Colorado.

Now sitting in fourth place after four matches, the home game against T&T presents a huge opportunity to #Get3 points and maintain momentum at the halfway point of the six-team Final Round of World Cup Qualifying, also known as the Hexagonal. Three days later, the MNT will seek to win a Qualifier in Mexico City for the first time when they take on regional rival Mexico at the famed Estadio Azteca. [HEX STANDINGS]

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MNT Apr 24, 2017

U.S. Soccer Offers Maiden Patrons Program to Mexico City

The U.S. Soccer Patrons Program is a one-of-a-kind opportunity for guests to experience USA v. Mexico in Mexico City on June 11 as part of the official U.S. Soccer Delegation. The program includes: Match tickets as part of the official U.S. Soccer Delegation Accommodations at the official U.S. Soccer Hotel Exclusive behind-the-scenes access and opportunities Honorary one-year memb Read more
MNT Apr 24, 2017

All For One: MNT Goalkeepers Talk Competition in March World Cup Qualifying

Throughout the 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying cycle, ussoccer.com will be documenting the developing competition between the U.S. Men’s National Team’s goalkeeper pool.   When U.S. Men’s National Team head coach Bruce Arena named his World Cup Qualifying roster on March 15, the team’s goalkeeping situation was less settled than it had been in quite some time. Three-t Read more
MNT Apr 19, 2017

Salt Lake City to Host World Cup Qualifying Warm-up on June 3 against Venezuela

CHICAGO (April 17, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has selected Rio Tinto Stadium to host the USA’s World Cup Qualifying tune-up on June 3 against Venezuela. Kickoff at Rio Tinto Stadium, is set for 8 p.m. MT, and the match will be broadcast live on FS1, Univision and UDN (with a pregame show on UDN starting at 7 p.m. MT). Fans can also follow the game live on Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_es Read more
MNT Apr 17, 2017

MNT Depth Passed the Test in March

As a veteran manager and one who already spent eight years at the helm of the U.S. Men’s National Team prior to his current tenure, Bruce Arena knows well to plan for all eventualities. When asked about his roster composition prior to naming last month’s World Cup Qualifying squad, Arena said, “Between now and when the players report, there's going to be a lot of issues, so we Read more
MNT Apr 14, 2017

NOTEBOOK: MNT Prioritizing Altitude Training Ahead of June World Cup Qualifiers

With a few weeks having passed since the U.S. Men’s National Team’s 1-1 World Cup Qualifying draw in Panama, head coach Bruce Arena indicated Thursday that he and his staff have been working towards June’s all-important matches against Trinidad & Tobago and at Mexico. To that end, Arena spoke about the decision to USA-Trinidad & Tobago, Presented by Liberty Mutual at&nb Read more
MNT Apr 13, 2017

Jesse Bignami: MNT Kit Man Checks All the Boxes | Routines, Presented by Thorne

From packing gear, printing jerseys and setting up a locker room, U.S. Men’s National Team kitman Jesse Bignami’s goes through a series of rigorous routines to make sure players have everything they need when they step on the field. Read more
MNT Apr 13, 2017

PREVIEW: MNT Looks for Road Result vs. Mexico at Estadio Azteca

The U.S. Men’s National Team makes the turn into the second half of the Hex when they visit Mexico on Sunday, June 11 at the iconic Estadio Azteca in Mexico City. Altitude, heat and smog all play factors in making Azteca one of the most difficult road qualifying venues in the world. Add in a crowd of 87,000, almost all of which are buzzing fully behind the home side, and it certainly expl Read more
MNT Apr 11, 2017

PREVIEW: MNT Looks for Three More World Cup Qualifying Points vs. Trinidad & Tobago

The U.S. Men’s National Team hits the halfway point of the Final Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying when it returns home for USA-Trinidad & Tobago, presented by Liberty Mutual, on June 8 at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colo. (TICKET INFO) In March, the MNT turned around its two opening losses in November by earning a 6-0 home win against Honduras and grinding Read more
MNT Apr 11, 2017

Five Things to Know: Unified 2026 World Cup Bid

On Monday, the Federations of the United States, Canada and Mexico submitted an historic unified bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Here are five things you should know about the North American World Cup bid. The Bid On April 10, 2017, the United States Soccer Federation (USSF), along with the Canadian Soccer Association (CSA) and Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF) announced Read more
MNT Apr 10, 2017

United States, Canada and Mexico Declare Intention to Submit Unified Bid to Host 2026 FIFA World Cup

NEW YORK (April 10, 2017) – CONCACAF member nations the United States, Canada and Mexico today declared their intention to formally submit a unified bid to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The historic unified bid, which would represent the first time that three nations would jointly host a FIFA competition, was announced by U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati, CONCACAF and Canadian Read more
MNT Apr 10, 2017

WATCH | United States, Canada and Mexico Make Historic Announcement

CONCACAF member nations the United States, Canada and Mexico are scheduled to make a historic announcement on April 10 in New York City. The event will take place at 2 p.m. ET at One World Observatory on the 102nd floor of the One World Trade Center. Attending the event on Monday will be: Sunil Gulati - President, United States Soccer Federation; Member, FIFA Council Victor Montagl Read more
MNT Apr 10, 2017

IN PHOTOS: The Team Behind the U.S. Men's National Team

Go on tour with the big-time bands and you’ll find a team of tireless experts that works behind the scenes to make sure that everything is perfect when the group steps on stage to perform for their legion of fans, from setting up the lighting and sound, to tuning instruments, to the organization of the food and travel. As the “team behind the team,” the members of that dedic Read more
MNT Apr 4, 2017

Denver to Host USA-Trinidad & Tobago World Cup Qualifier, Presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance

CHICAGO (April 3, 2017) – U.S. Soccer has selected Dick’s Sporting Goods Park to host the critical FIFA World Cup Qualifier between the United States and Trinidad & Tobago, presented by Liberty Mutual Insurance, on June 8 in Commerce City, Colo. The event is set for 5:50 p.m. MT and will be broadcast live on FS1 and Univision Networks. Fans can also follow the game live on Twitter Read more
MNT Apr 3, 2017

MNT on TV: Club Action Resumes After Successful World Cup Qualifying Stint

After gaining four crucial points in World Cup Qualifying the past two weeks, U.S. Men’s National Team players jump right back into the mix with their club this weekend. For those in Europe and Mexico, it’s the beginning of the final stretch towards the end of the season, while players in Major League Soccer get into the full swing of their newly started campaigns. Here are a few high Read more
MNT Mar 31, 2017

Schedule

Date Time Matchup Venue Watch

Results

Date Matchup Result Venue Attendance Goal Scorers
1-1 D Estadio Rommel Fernandez; Panama City, Panama
Preview
Dempsey
6-0 W Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Calif.
Preview | Match Guide
17,729 Lletget, Bradley, Dempsey(3), Pulisic
0-4 L Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica 35,400 (so) --
1-2 L MAPFRE Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Match Guide || FanHQ Events
24,650 (so) Wood

U.S. MNT vs. Honduras, March 24 & Panama, March 28 - 2018 World Cup Final Round Qualifying

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
M 5-10 150 Plano, Texas FC Dallas 5/0
F 6-1 175 Boca Raton, Fla. Toronto FC 102/37
M 5-8 145 Chula Vista, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 4/2
D 5-8 145 Ft. Wayne, Ind. Houston Dynamo 124/17
M 6-0 160 Weston, Fla. Philadelphia Union 59/2
D 6-0 170 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Kansas City 39/1
GK 6-2 185 Pleasanton, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 3/0
M 6-2 185 Princeton, N.J. Toronto FC 130/16
D 6-3 185 Attleboro, Mass. Stoke City (England) 50/4
F 6-1 170 Nacogdoches, Texas Seattle Sounders FC 132/56
D 6-5 210 Dallas, Texas Pachuca (Mexico) 37/1
GK 6-3 210 North Brunswick, N.J. Colorado Rapids 113/0
M 6-0 170 Chicago, Ill. LA Galaxy 69/4
M 6-1 170 Huntington Beach, Calif. New York Red Bulls 52/6
M 5-9 150 Winter Park, Fla. Chicago Fire 6/0
M 5-9 165 Lakewood, Ohio Portland Timbers 14/1
M 5-8 140 Hershey, Pa. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 13/4
D 6-1 165 St. Louis, Mo. Fulham (England) 23/1
GK 5-10 185 Montclair, Calif. Real Salt Lake 22/0
D 5-9 150 Anaheim, Calif. Santos Laguna (Mexico) 4/0
F 6-0 165 Danville, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 35/11
D 6-3 185 Lawrenceville, Ga. FC Dallas 1/0
D 5-10 160 Longwood, Fla. Sporting Kansas City 46/5

U.S. MNT vs. Honduras, March 24 & Panama, March 28 - 2018 World Cup Final Round Qualifying

Kellyn Acosta

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-10

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

Club:
FC Dallas

Jozy Altidore

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-1

Weight:
175

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

Club:
Toronto FC

Paul Arriola

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Chula Vista, Calif.

Club:
Club Tijuana (Mexico)

DaMarcus Beasley

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-8

Weight:
145

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Club:
Houston Dynamo

Alejandro Bedoya

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Weston, Fla.

Club:
Philadelphia Union

Matt Besler

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Overland Park, Kan.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

David Bingham

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Pleasanton, Calif.

Club:
San Jose Earthquakes

Michael Bradley

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-2

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Princeton, N.J.

Club:
Toronto FC

Geoff Cameron

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Attleboro, Mass.

Club:
Stoke City (England)

Clint Dempsey

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-1

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Nacogdoches, Texas

Club:
Seattle Sounders FC

Omar Gonzalez

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-5

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Dallas, Texas

Club:
Pachuca (Mexico)

Tim Howard

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
6-3

Weight:
210

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
North Brunswick, N.J.

Club:
Colorado Rapids

Jermaine Jones

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-0

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

Club:
LA Galaxy

Sacha Kljestan

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
6-1

Weight:
170

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Huntington Beach, Calif.

Club:
New York Red Bulls

Dax McCarty

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Winter Park, Fla.

Club:
Chicago Fire

Darlington Nagbe

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-9

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Lakewood, Ohio

Club:
Portland Timbers

Christian Pulisic

Position:
Midfielder

Height:
5-8

Weight:
140

Birthdate:

Position:
Midfielder

Hometown:
Hershey, Pa.

Club:
Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Tim Ream

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-1

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
St. Louis, Mo.

Club:
Fulham (England)

Nick Rimando

Position:
Goalkeeper

Height:
5-10

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Goalkeeper

Hometown:
Montclair, Calif.

Club:
Real Salt Lake

Jorge Villafaña

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-9

Weight:
150

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Anaheim, Calif.

Club:
Santos Laguna (Mexico)

Chris Wondolowski

Position:
Forward

Height:
6-0

Weight:
165

Birthdate:

Position:
Forward

Hometown:
Danville, Calif.

Club:
San Jose Earthquakes

Walker Zimmerman

Position:
Defender

Height:
6-3

Weight:
185

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Lawrenceville, Ga.

Club:
FC Dallas

Graham Zusi

Position:
Defender

Height:
5-10

Weight:
160

Birthdate:

Position:
Defender

Hometown:
Longwood, Fla.

Club:
Sporting Kansas City

2018 World Cup Qualifying - Final Round Standings

Team

GP

W

L

T

GF

GA

GD

Pts.

Mexico 4
3
0 1 5
1 4
10
Costa Rica
4
2
1
1
7
3
4
7
Panama
4
1
1
2
2
2
0
5
United States 4
1 2 1
8
7
1 4
Honduras 4 1 2 1 4 9 -5 4
Trinidad & Tobago 4
1 3
0 2 6
-4 3

Nov. 11-15, 2016

Date Match Time/Result (ET)
Venue
Nov. 11
United States vs. Mexico 1-2 MAPFRE Stadium; Columbus, Ohio
Nov. 11
Honduras vs. Panama 0-1 Stadio Olimpico; San Pedro Sula, Honduras
Nov. 11
Trinidad & Tobago vs. Costa Rica 0-2 Hasely Crawford Stadium; Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
Nov. 15 Costa Rica vs. United States 4-0 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica; San Jose, Costa Rica
Nov. 15 Panama vs. Mexico 0-0
Estadio Rommel Fernandez; Panama City, Panama
Nov. 15 Honduras vs. Trinidad & Tobago 3-1 Estadio Olimpico; San Pedro Sula, Honduras

March 20-28, 2017

Date Match Time/Result (ET)
Venue
March 24
Trinidad & Tobago vs. Panama 1-0
Hasely Crawford Stadium; Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
March 24
Mexico vs. Costa Rica 2-0
Estadio Azteca; Mexico City, Mexico
March 24 United States vs. Honduras 6-0 Avaya Stadium; San Jose, Costa Rica
March 28
Honduras vs. Costa Rica 1-1
Estadio Olimpico; San Pedro Sula, Honduras
March 28
Trinidad & Tobago vs. Mexico 0-1 Hasely Crawford Stadium; Port Of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago
March 28 Panama vs. United States 1-1 Estadio Rommel Fernandez; Panama City, Panama

June 5-13, 2017

Date Match Time/Result (ET) Venue
June 8
United States vs. Trinidad & Tobago 5:50 p.m. | FS1, Univision Networks Dick’s Sporting Goods Park; Commerce City, Colo.
June 8 Costa Rica vs. Panama Costa Rica
June 8
Mexico vs. Honduras Mexico
June 11
Mexico vs. United States Mexico
June 13
Costa Rica vs. Trinidad & Tobago Costa Rica
June 13
Panama vs. Honduras Panama

Aug. 28-Sept. 5, 2017

Date Match Time/Result (ET) Venue
Sept. 1
United States vs. Costa Rica United States
Sept. 1 Trinidad & Tobago vs. Honduras Trinidad & Tobago
Sept. 1 Mexico vs. Panama Mexico
Sept. 5 Honduras vs. United States Honduras
Sept. 5 Costa Rica vs. Mexico Costa Rica
Sept. 5 Panama vs. Trinidad & Tobago Panama

Oct. 2-14, 2017

Date Match Time/Result (ET) Venue
Oct. 6 Costa Rica vs. Honduras Costa Rica
Oct. 6 Mexico vs. Trinidad & Tobago Mexico
Oct. 6 United States vs. Panama United States
Oct. 10 Trinidad & Tobago vs. United States Trinidad & Tobago
Oct. 10 Honduras vs. Mexico Honduras
Oct. 10 Panama vs. Costa Rica Panama

U.S. Men's National Team - 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Final Round Stats

Record: 1-2-1

Player

Pos

GP

GS

Min.

G

A

Y/R

Acosta, Kellyn M 1
0 15
0 0 0/0
Altidore, Jozy F 4
4
352 0 1
1/0
Arriola, Paul M 1 0 8 0 0 0/0
Beasley, DaMarcus D 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Bedoya, Alejandro M 2
0 93
0 1
0/0
Besler, Matt D 2
2
170 0 0 1/0
Bingham, David GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Birnbaum, Steve D 0 0 0
0
0 0/0
Bradley, Michael M 4
4
360 1
0 1/0
Brooks, John D 3
3
250 0
0
1/0
Cameron, Geoff D 1
1
59
0 0 1/0
Carter-Vickers, Cameron D 0 0 0 0
0 0/0
Chandler, Timmy D 2
2
163
0 0 2/0
Dempsey, Clint F 2
2
180 4
0 0/0
Gonzalez, Omar D 4
4
360 0 0
0/0
Gooch, Lynden M 1
0 21
0 0 0/0
Gordon, Alan F 0 0 0 0
0
0/0
Green, Julian F 0 0 0 0
0
0/0
Guzan, Brad GK 2
1 141 0 0 0/0
Horvath, Ethan GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Howard, Tim GK 3
3
219
0
0
0/0
Johannsson, Aron F 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Johnson, Fabian M 2
2
166 0 0 0/0
Jones, Jermaine M 3
3
238
0 0 1/0
Kljestan, Sacha M 1
0 17
0 0 0/0
Lletget, Sabastian M 1
1
18
1
0 0/0
McCarty, Dax M 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Morris, Jordan F 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Nagbe, Darlington M 2
2
159 0 0 0/0
Orozco, Michael D 1
0 10
0 0 0/0
Pulisic, Christian M 4
4
339
1
3
0/0
Ream, Tim D 2
1
110 0 0 0/0
Rimando, Nick GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Stanko, Caleb M 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Villafaña, Jorge D 2
2
180 0 0 0/0
Wondolowski, Chris F 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Wood, Bobby F 2
2
180 1
0 0/0
William, Yarbrough GK 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Yedlin, DeAndre D 1
0 17
0 0 0/0
Zimmerman, Walker D 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
Zusi, Graham M 3
1 137
0 0 0/0
Own Goal 0
Totals
4
4
360 8
6
8/0
Opponent Totals
4
4
360 7
4
9/1

World Cup Qualifying Final Round Goalkeeping Statistics

Player Name

GP

GS

Min.

GF

GA

SO

GAA

W-L-T

Guzan, Brad
2
1
141
1
5
0 3.19
0-2-0
Howard, Tim
3
3
219
7
2
1
0.82
1-0-1
Totals 4
4
360 8
7
1
1.75
1-2-1
Opponent Totals 4
4
360 7
8
1 2.00
2-1-1

Updated through March 28, 2017

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