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News roundup: USMNT comes from behind and other WC Qualifying results

Photo: Howie Pollard

Union

Head coach Jim Curtin gives his thoughts on the upcoming CCL second leg fixture against Club America

MLSsoccer.com’s Dylan Butler discusses next week’s CCL fixture

The Union’s newest midfielder, Jesus Bueno, participated in his first Union training session this week

MLS

MLS Power Rankings after Week 23

Atlanta United look to get rolling under new head coach Gonzalo Pineda

International

The USMNT closed out the September fixture window with a massive 4-1, comeback win over Honduras.   Recap and Highlights here

The Canadian men’s national team earned their first victory in the final round of WC qualifying with a dominate 3-0 victory over El Salvador. Recap and Highlights here

The Mexican men’s national team found an equalizer on the road against Panama to earn the draw and keep them top of the table.  Extended Highlights here

Jamaica and Costa Rica battled to a 1-1 draw. Extended Highlights here

6 Comments

  1. el Pachyderm says:

    Aaronson.
    .
    in other news, imagine if Berhalter pulled Pepi and not Sargent.

    • Or if he had pulled McKenzie rather than Brooks (McKenzie being the only defender besides the one on the ball who actually covered a man on the Honduras goal).
      .
      For my money Aaronson was the best player on the field over the last 2 games. His decision making was miles ahead of Pulisic’s who spent most of the time trying to show how much better he was than the players on the other team, leading to many turnovers. Remember that 3 of the goals were scored after Pulisic came off.

  2. John P. O'Donnell says:

    The worst half of soccer and the best half of soccer for the USMNT in one game. It’s only the second time they’ve won on the road after going down one goal and the most goals they’ve scored in a comeback. Christian looks like he’s trying to hard to be the leader while Aaronson looks like he’s keeping it simple and letting the game come to him.

  3. Just got an e-mail from the Union that the Gotham FC – Washington Spirit game on October 6 is being moved to Subaru Park. Ostensibly it is to allow Carli Lloyd to play one more game near where she grew up (it’s Gotham’s penultimate home game of the season) but it will also mark the return to Philadelphia of former Independence player Estelle Johnson.

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