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U.S. MNT vs. Panama (Oct. 6), Trinidad & Tobago (Oct. 10) - 2018 World Cup Final Round Qualifying

PLAYER POS. HT. WT. BIRTHDATE HOMETOWN CLUB/COLLEGE CAPS/G
D 5-10 150 Plano, Texas FC Dallas 16/1
F 6-3 183 Barnegat, N.J. New England Revolution 26/3
F 6-1 175 Boca Raton, Fla. Toronto FC 110/41
M 5-8 145 Chula Vista, Calif. D.C. United 15/2
D 5-8 145 Ft. Wayne, Ind. Houston Dynamo 126/17
M 6-0 160 Weston, Fla. Philadelphia Union 65/2
D 6-0 170 Overland Park, Kan. Sporting Kansas City 47/1
M 6-2 185 Princeton, N.J. Toronto FC 140/17
D 6-3 185 Attleboro, Mass. Stoke City (England) 55/4
F 6-1 170 Nacogdoches, Texas Seattle Sounders FC 141/57
M 5-9 150 Irvine, Calif. Sporting Kansas City 44/2
D 6-5 210 Dallas, Texas Pachuca (Mexico) 48/3
GK 6-4 210 Homer Glen, Ill. Atlanta United FC 58/0
GK 6-3 210 North Brunswick, N.J. Colorado Rapids 120/0
M 5-9 150 Winter Park, Fla. Chicago Fire 13/0
M 5-9 165 Monrovia, Liberia Portland Timbers 24/1
D 5-11 160 Orange, Calif. Club Tijuana (Mexico) 29/4
M 5-8 140 Hershey, Pa. Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 20/9
D 6-1 165 St. Louis, Mo. Fulham (England) 26/1
GK 5-11 180 Montclair, Calif. Real Salt Lake 22/0
D 5-9 150 Anaheim, Calif. Santos Laguna (Mexico) 14/0
F 6-0 165 Danville, Calif. San Jose Earthquakes 35/11
F 5-10 165 Irvine, Calif. Hamburg (Germany) 36/10
D 5-8 150 Seattle, Wash. Newcastle (England) 48/0
M 5-10 160 Longwood, Fla. Sporting Kansas City 55/5

U.S. MNT vs. Panama (Oct. 6), Trinidad & Tobago (Oct. 10) - 2018 World Cup Final Round Qualifying

Position:Defender

Height:5-10

Weight:150

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Position:Defender

Hometown:Plano, Texas

Club:FC Dallas

Position:Forward

Height:6-3

Weight:183

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Position:Forward

Hometown:Barnegat, N.J.

Club:New England Revolution

Position:Forward

Height:6-1

Weight:175

Birthdate:

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:D.C. United

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

Weight:145

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Ft. Wayne, Ind.

Club:Houston Dynamo

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-0

Weight:160

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Weston, Fla.

Club:Philadelphia Union

Position:Defender

Height:6-0

Weight:170

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Overland Park, Kan.

Club:Sporting Kansas City

Position:Midfielder

Height:6-2

Weight:185

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Princeton, N.J.

Club:Toronto FC

Position:Defender

Height:6-3

Weight:185

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Attleboro, Mass.

Club:Stoke City (England)

Position:Forward

Height:6-1

Weight:170

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Nacogdoches, Texas

Club:Seattle Sounders FC

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-9

Weight:150

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Irvine, Calif.

Club:Sporting Kansas City

Position:Defender

Height:6-5

Weight:210

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Dallas, Texas

Club:Pachuca (Mexico)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-4

Weight:210

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Homer Glen, Ill.

Club:Atlanta United FC

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:6-3

Weight:210

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:North Brunswick, N.J.

Club:Colorado Rapids

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-9

Weight:150

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Winter Park, Fla.

Club:Chicago Fire

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-9

Weight:165

Birthdate:

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

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Hershey, Pa.

Club:Borussia Dortmund (Germany)

Position:Defender

Height:6-1

Weight:165

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:St. Louis, Mo.

Club:Fulham (England)

Position:Goalkeeper

Height:5-11

Weight:180

Birthdate:

Position:Goalkeeper

Hometown:Montclair, Calif.

Club:Real Salt Lake

Position:Defender

Height:5-9

Weight:150

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Anaheim, Calif.

Club:Santos Laguna (Mexico)

Position:Forward

Height:6-0

Weight:165

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Danville, Calif.

Club:San Jose Earthquakes

Position:Forward

Height:5-10

Weight:165

Birthdate:

Position:Forward

Hometown:Irvine, Calif.

Club:Hamburg (Germany)

Position:Defender

Height:5-8

Weight:150

Birthdate:

Position:Defender

Hometown:Seattle, Wash.

Club:Newcastle (England)

Position:Midfielder

Height:5-10

Weight:160

Birthdate:

Position:Midfielder

Hometown:Longwood, Fla.

Club:Sporting Kansas City

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U.S. MNT Travels to Face Third-Ranked Portugal on Nov. 14 in Faro

CHICAGO (Oct. 16, 2017) – Forging ahead, the U.S. Men’s National Team will take on third-ranked Portugal on Nov. 14 in Faro. Kickoff at Estádio Algarve is set for 7:45 p.m. local time (1:45 p.m. ET), and the match will be broadcast live on the Univision Networks, with the English language broadcaster still to be finalized. Fans can also follow the game live on Facebook and Twitter at @ussoccer and @ussoccer_esp.

The match falls on an international fixture date, which makes all players available for selection. U.S. Soccer will determine in the coming days who will coach the squad for this friendly.

The U.S. will face the 2016 European champions for the seventh time, the teams having split the lifetime series 2-2-2 dating back to 1978, and this marks the USA’s first visit to Portugal since 1990.

They have met twice in the World Cup, with the United States famously collecting a 3-2 win in the opening group match that sparked its run to the quarterfinal of the 2002 tournament in Korea/Japan. Most recently, the teams split the spoils in 2014 in Brazil in the 2-2 draw in Manaus.

Led by 2016 FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo, the Portuguese advanced to the 2018 FIFA World Cup by finishing atop Group B in UEFA qualifying. Ronaldo (15) and Andres Silva (9) accounted for 24 of the 32 goals scored by Portugal in the campaign, the fourth-highest total in Europe.

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MNT Oct 16, 2017

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati Addresses State of MNT After 2018 World Cup Qualifying

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati addressed members of the media via a teleconference on Friday, October 13. Opening Statement: “Obviously, the end of the qualifying campaign on Tuesday was very disappointing to all of us. It’s a shock to the system and while we had some ups and downs throughout the process, we fully expected to qualify going into the game on Tuesday. Clearly, we did Read more
MNT Oct 13, 2017

Bruce Arena Resigns as U.S. Men's National Team Head Coach

It is the greatest privilege for any coach to manage their country’s National Team, and as I leave that role today I am honored and grateful to have had that opportunity twice in my career. When I took the job last November, I knew there was a great challenge ahead, probably more than most people could appreciate. Everyone involved in the program gave everything they had for the last 11 mo Read more
MNT Oct 13, 2017

Perfect Storm of Hex Results Eliminates USA from 2018 World Cup Contention After 2-1 Loss in Trinidad & Tobago

COUVA, Trinidad & Tobago (Oct. 10, 2017) – With an unlikely combination of results in the final Matchday of CONCACAF Qualifying, the U.S. Men’s National Team was eliminated from contention for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. After falling 2-1 to Trinidad & Tobago, the doomsday combination of a Honduras victory against Mexico (3-2) and a Panama win over Costa Rica (2-1) dropped the Read more
MNT Oct 10, 2017

LINEUP NOTES: U.S. MNT vs. Trinidad & Tobago - 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying

Trinidad & Tobago vs. USA 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying Oct. 10, 2017 Ato Boldon Stadium; Couva, Trinidad Live Broadcast: 8 p.m. ET on beIN Sports, UNIVERSO, telemundodeportes.com, FuboTV (FREE 7-Day Trial) WCQ TV Rights Explained Tonight’s U.S. MNT Starting XI at Trinidad & Tobago: 1-Tim Howard, 2-DeAndre Yedlin, 3-Omar Gonzalez, 4-Michael Bradley, 5-Matt Besler, 6-Darlingto Read more
MNT Oct 10, 2017

BTC: USA World Cup Berth on the Line at Trinidad & Tobago

In this episode of Behind the Crest, presented by Bud Light Chelada, U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bruce Arena, midfielder Paul Arriola and defender Omar Gonzalez preview the MNT's decisive Matchday 10 Qualifier at Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, Oct. 10 (8 p.m. ET; beIN Sports, UNIVERSO). A win or draw against the Soca Warriors would see the USA book a ticket to its eighth consecutive FIFA World Cup. Read more
MNT Oct 10, 2017

MNT vs. Panama: Story of the Game - Oct. 6, 2017

Go behind the scenes of the U.S. Men's National Team's must-win World Cup Qualifying clash vs. Panama, presented by Volpi Foods, on Oct. 6, 2017. Needing to get three points to keep its World Cup fate in its own hands, the MNT received a full team performance in thrashing Panama 4-0 at Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Fla. Read more
MNT Oct 9, 2017

PREVIEW: MNT Can Book World Cup Place with Result in Trinidad & Tobago | 8pm ET | beIN SPORTS, UNIVERSO

CHICAGO (Oct. 9, 2017) – The U.S. Men’s National Team will look to punch a ticket to its eighth-straight FIFA World Cup when it visits Trinidad & Tobago on the last day of Final Round Qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Tuesday. Thanks to huge advantages in goal difference over Panama and Honduras, a draw against the Soca Warriors would likely be enough for the Read more
MNT Oct 9, 2017

WAY BACK: DaMarcus Beasley Remembers First World Cup Qualifier From 2001 in Trinidad & Tobago

When the U.S. Men’s National stepped onto the vaunted Estadio Azteca pitch during June’s World Cup Qualifying clash a little history was made. MNT and Liga MX veteran DaMarcus Beasley was slotted in at left back for the difficult tie, making his first appearance of the USA’s 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign and in turn, becoming the first MNT player to appear in five dif Read more
MNT Oct 9, 2017

ARENA: "Trinidad & Tobago will have aggressive mentality."

After the U.S. Men’s National Team took care of its business with a 4-0 shutout against Panama on Friday night, attention in camp was focused on San Jose, Costa Rica the following night. There, the hosts took on Central American rival Honduras in a match that had huge implications for both teams as well as the two sides who met the previous night in Orlando. A Costa Rica side that needed Read more
MNT Oct 8, 2017

GALLERY: MNT Takes Down Panama in Resounding 4-0 Win

The U.S. Men’s National Team attacked from the first whistle and utilized a well-crafted strike from Christian Pulisic, a first-half brace from Jozy Altidore as well as a score from Bobby Wood to earn a 4-0 win against Panama in front of a sell-out crowd of 25,303 at Orlando City Stadium. Read more
MNT Oct 7, 2017

Seven-Year-Old Alex Raffled Pulisic Jersey to Benefit Puerto Rico; Pulisic Responds

Most seven-year-old kids would never, ever part ways with the jersey of their favorite player. Not much could separate a kid from a cherished kit, much less one signed by his idol. For seven-year-old Alex Ibarra, the signed Christian Pulisic jersey is his most valuable possession. And in an incredible act of kindness, Alex decided to raffle off the Borussia Dortmund shirt to help the people of Read more
MNT Oct 7, 2017

How Discipline Helped Avoid Discipline for MNT vs Panama

In the unforgiving rules of World Cup Qualifying in CONCACAF, a player who is issued two yellow cards through the course of 15 games spanning two years would receive a one-game suspension. Heading into the final two matches of the Hex that will determine whether the USA qualifies for its eighth consecutive World Cup or not, a total of nine MNT players were carrying a caution.  Against a Pa Read more
MNT Oct 7, 2017

How Discipline Helped Avoid Discipline for USA vs Panama

In the unforgiving rules of World Cup Qualifying in CONCACAF, a player who is issued two yellow cards through the course of 15 games spanning two years would receive a one-game suspension. Heading into the final two matches of the Hex that will determine whether the USA qualifiers for its eighth consecutive World Cup or not, a total of nine MNT players were carrying a caution.  Against a P Read more
MNT Oct 7, 2017

Five Things to Know About Trinidad & Tobago

The U.S. Men’s National Team closes the Final Round of 2018 FIFA World Cup Qualifying with hopes of clinching an eighth consecutive World Cup berth when it visits Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday, Oct. 10 (8 p.m. ET on beIN Sports, UNIVERSO). Geography  Trinidad & Tobago is the southernmost country in the Caribbean, sitting just 11 miles north of Venezuelan territory. Ma Read more
MNT Oct 7, 2017
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