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U.S. MNT - World Cup Qualifying Semifinal Round - Sept. 2 & 6, 2016

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
D 5-10 150 Plano, Texas FC Dallas 2/0
F 6-1 175 Boca Raton, Fla. Toronto FC 95/37
M 5-8 145 Chula Vista, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 2/2
M 5-10 165 Crofton, Md. Real Salt Lake 57/1
M 6-0 160 Weston, Fla. Nantes (France) 55/2
D 6-0 170 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Kansas City 35/0
D 6-2 180 Newport, Calif. D.C. United 7/1
M 6-2 185 Princeton, N.J. Toronto FC 122/15
D 6-3 185 Attleboro, Mass. Stoke City (England) 47/4
D 6-5 210 Dallas, Texas Pachuca (Mexico) 31/1
GK 6-4 210 Homer Glen, Ill. Aston Villa (England) 50/0
GK 6-3 185 Highland Ranch, Colo. Molde FK (Norway)
GK 6-3 210 North Brunswick, N.J. Colorado Rapids 110/0
M 6-0 155 Munich, Germany Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany) 51/2
M 6-0 170 Chicago, Ill. Colorado Rapids 65/4
M 6-1 170 Huntington Beach, Calif. New York Red Bulls 48/6
F 5-11 185 Mercer Island, Wash. Seattle Sounders FC 11/1
M 5-9 165 Monrovia, Liberia Portland Timbers 10/1
D 5-11 160 Orange, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 27/4
M 5-8 140 Hershey, Pa. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 8/3
F 5-10 160 Beaverton, Ore. Utrecht (Netherlands)
M 6-0 170 Holly, Mich. Freiburg (Germany)
F 5-10 165 Irvine, Calif. Hamburg (Germany) 26/7
F 6-0 165 Danville, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 34/10
D 5-8 150 Seattle, Wash. Tottenham (England) 39/0
M 5-10 160 Longwood, Fla. Sporting Kansas City 40/5

U.S. MNT - World Cup Qualifying Semifinal Round - Sept. 2 & 6, 2016

Position:Defender

Height:5-10

Weight:150

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Plano, Texas

Club:FC Dallas

Position:Forward

Height:6-1

Weight:175

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Boca Raton, Fla.

Club:Toronto FC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-8

Weight:145

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Chula Vista, Calif.

Club:Club Tijuana (Mexico)

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-10

Weight:165

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Crofton, Md.

Club:Real Salt Lake

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-0

Weight:160

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Weston, Fla.

Club:Nantes (France)

Position:Defender

Height:6-0

Weight:170

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Overland Park, Kan.

Club:Sporting Kansas City

Position:Defender

Height:6-2

Weight:180

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Newport, Calif.

Club:D.C. United

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-2

Weight:185

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Princeton, N.J.

Club:Toronto FC

Position:Defender

Height:6-3

Weight:185

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Attleboro, Mass.

Club:Stoke City (England)

Position:Defender

Height:6-5

Weight:210

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Dallas, Texas

Club:Pachuca (Mexico)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-4

Weight:210

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Homer Glen, Ill.

Club:Aston Villa (England)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-3

Weight:185

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Highland Ranch, Colo.

Club:Molde FK (Norway)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-3

Weight:210

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Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:North Brunswick, N.J.

Club:Colorado Rapids

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-0

Weight:155

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Munich, Germany

Club:Borussia Moenchengladbach (Germany)

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-0

Weight:170

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Chicago, Ill.

Club:Colorado Rapids

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-1

Weight:170

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Huntington Beach, Calif.

Club:New York Red Bulls

Position:Forward

Height:5-11

Weight:185

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Mercer Island, Wash.

Club:Seattle Sounders FC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-9

Weight:165

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Monrovia, Liberia

Club:Portland Timbers

Position:Defender

Height:5-11

Weight:160

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Orange, Calif.

Club:Club Tijuana (Mexico)

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-8

Weight:140

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Hershey, Pa.

Club:Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

Weight:160

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Beaverton, Ore.

Club:Utrecht (Netherlands)

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-0

Weight:170

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Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Holly, Mich.

Club:Freiburg (Germany)

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

Weight:165

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Irvine, Calif.

Club:Hamburg (Germany)

Position:Forward

Height:6-0

Weight:165

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Danville, Calif.

Club:San Jose Earthquakes

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

Weight:150

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Seattle, Wash.

Club:Tottenham (England)

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-10

Weight:160

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Longwood, Fla.

Club:Sporting Kansas City

USA vs. Mexico, Presented by AT&T, Ticket Lottery Timeline Update

CHICAGO (Sept. 23, 2016) – U.S. Soccer has issued an update ticket lottery process timeline for the U.S. Men’s National Team vs. Mexico, Presented by AT&T, World Cup Qualifying match set for Nov. 11 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio.

Instructions on how to apply for tickets will be released to U.S. Soccer Membership and the general public on Monday, Sept. 26. Click here to read more about the weighted lottery process. As a reminder, once the ticket lottery application process begins, U.S. Soccer will accept applications for the ticket lottery through Thursday, Sept. 29.

More information will be made available on Monday, Sept. 26.

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MNT Sep 23, 2016

Five Things to Know: LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC

One of the prime matchups of the weekend features LA Galaxy hosting Seattle Sounders FC on Sunday at 4 p.m. ET (ESPN). While this is generally a battle between two clubs fighting for spots at the top of the MLS Western Conference, the Sunday matinee will pit two sides that find themselves in much different places at this stage of the playoff push. Here are Five Things to Know about the match: U. Read more
MNT Sep 23, 2016

MNT on TV: Postseason Berths up for Grabs in MLS

The MLS playoff push takes center stage this weekend as a number of domestic-based U.S. Men’s National Team players having a chance to push their clubs into the postseason. Across the board, those making their case for the inclusion in the October friendlies against Cuba and New Zealand have one more chance to impress. Check out a full rundown of how to watch the MNT on TV this weekend: Comi Read more
MNT Sep 23, 2016

Five Things to Know: Perry Kitchen Named Hearts Captain

On Wednesday, Scottish Premier League club Hearts named U.S. Men’s National Team midfielder Perry Kitchen its new captain. Just 24 years old, the honor is a big one for a player that only joined the Edinburgh outfit in March. Having made his MNT debut in 2015, Kitchen is knocking on the door for more opportunities. He was part of the side that finished fourth at the Copa America Centenario Read more
MNT Sep 21, 2016

Vexed by the Hex? A Simple Guide to the Final Round of World Cup Qualifying

The U.S. Men’s National Team has played in the last seven World Cups – one of only six nations in the world to accomplish that feat – and some people naturally assume that ever four years the U.S. is just penciled into the bracket. Not so! In fact, qualifying for the FIFA World Cup out of the CONCACAF confederation is a marathon. Since the current qualifying format was adopted f Read more
MNT Sep 21, 2016

High Five! USA to Play Mexico in Columbus for Fifth Straight Hexagonal

For the fifth straight time, the U.S. Men’s National Team will use MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio as the site to host USA-Mexico, Presented by AT&T, in the Final Round of CONCACAF qualifying for the FIFA World Cup. Dating back to a frigid night on Feb. 28, 2001, the quadrennial “Hex” encounter with Mexico has grown to become the biggest international soccer match on U.S. so Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

For the fifth consecutive World Cup Qualifying cycle, the U.S. Soccer Federation has selected Columbus, Ohio, to host its biggest match outside of a World Cup and one of the biggest international rivalries in international soccer. MAPFRE Stadium will be the site of USA-Mexico, presented by AT&T, on Nov. 11 as the teams open Final Round qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The match will be Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Gallery: USA Records Fouth Dos A Cero in 2013 World Cup Qualifying

Sept. 10, 2013 saw the U.S. Men's National Team cement Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio as its preferred destination to host arch rival Mexico for Final Round FIFA World Cup Qualifying. For a fourth straight Hexagonal, the USA topped El Tri "Dos a Cero" on home soil. Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Gallery: Dos a Cero Kicks Off 2009 World Cup Qualifying

For a third straight Hexagonal, the U.S. Men's National Team's 2-0 win against Mexico to begin the Final Round of FIFA World Cup Qualifying gave fans at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio the satisfaction of singing "Dos a Cero" once again on Feb. 11, 2009. Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Gallery: A Second Straight Dos a Cero in Columbus

The Final Round World Cup Qualifier on Sept. 3, 2005 between the USA and Mexico at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio saw the USA turn a happy scoreline into the nascent "dos a cero" tradition by beating El Tri 2-0 on home soil in a second consecutive Hexagonal. Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Gallery: 2001 - Dos a Cero Begins

The FIFA World Cup Qualifier on Feb. 28, 2001 between the USA and Mexico before a raucous crowd at Columbus Crew Stadium in Columbus, Ohio saw the USA beat their arch-rival 2-0 to start the "dos a cero" trend that would become so memorable over the next decade. Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Captain Claudio Recalls the Greatest 'Dos a Cero' of All

The U.S. Men’s National Team rode a shock opening win against fourth-ranked Portugal, a draw against the host Korea Republic and a little help from the goalposts to advance to the Round of 16 at the 2002 FIFA World Cup. Finishing second in the group meant that the MNT would have less than three full days rest to turn around and face regional rivals Mexico in the highest stakes match the two Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

World Cup Qualifying History: MNT Defeats Mexico in Inaugural 1934 Meeting

On May 24, 1934, the U.S. and Mexico met for the first time, igniting what has gone on to become one of the most heated rivalries in international soccer. The match wasn’t played in Columbus, Ohio’s MAPFRE Stadium, set to hold its fifth USA World Cup qualifier vs. Mexico on Nov. 11, nor did it take place at Mexico’s vaunted Estadio Azteca – of course neither venue had been Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

Josh Wolff and the Spark that Set the Dos a Cero Fire

When the schedule for the Final Round of CONCACAF qualifying for the 2002 FIFA World Cup came around, the U.S. Soccer Federation had a different idea. Drawn to play rivals Mexico first, and in February no less, the U.S. Soccer Federation decided to try and maximize home-field by taking advantage of the new phenomenon in the American game – the soccer specific stadium. Columbus Crew Stadium Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016

MNT Weekend Rewind: Good Form and Goals at Home and Abroad

A six-pack of MNT goalscorers lit the lamp last week across the United States and Europe. Their efforts including game-winning goals, free-kick delights and even some special assists. Here’s a thorough look back: After biding his time during Borussia Dortmund’s previous two contests, Christian Pulisic earned his first competitive action of the season Wednesday. Making his first appeara Read more
MNT Sep 19, 2016
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