In front of a hostile crowd, U.S team put on a dominant showing against El Salvador to advance to the semifinals of the Gold Cup.
The U.S team controlled the game from the start but struggled to capitalize on its numerous opportunities. The game should have been a rout early but it wasn't until the second half when the Americans put the game away.
New York- born Diego Chavarri is taking his career to Iran after joining newly promoted Gostaresh Fooload on loan.
Chavarri, 24, has bounced around Peruvian clubs for most of his life. He drew a lot of attention in 2011 when he scored highlight reel goals for Sporting Cristal. But injuries and off-field issues took their toll and he moved from club to club every year.
Rodriguez is headed to Monchengladbach next season.
US U-20 forward Mario Rodriguez has left Kaiserslautern to sign with Borussia Monchengladbach.
Rodriguez, 19, was recently with Kaiserslautern where he featured primarily with the clubs U-19 team. He was successful in his time there but was only able to play starting in March after paperwork issues prevented him from competitive play the first seven months of the season.
Hannover and USMNT right back Steve Cherundolo's injury woes continue as the 34 year old is set to have knee surgery Friday.
The man with 87 international caps to his name collided with a teammate in pre-season training Tuesday, causing pain in his left knee. It will be his second knee surgery of 2013 after the Chicago native had an arthroscopic procedure in February.
After thinking about it, here are some thoughts on the US U-20 team at the World Cup after the loss to Spain.
No one actually thought the US would beat Spain did they? Regardless it still was not the type of performance you would hope for from the States. A few things immediately come to mind when reflecting on this one. Here are a few points that I'm thinking about.