Berhalter’s USMNT library off to imperfectly perfect start – Football Article

The Gregg Berhalter era with the United States’ Men’s National Team is off to a solid start. Record-wise, it’s a perfect, 2-0 start with five goals scored and none conceded. Berhalter wants to build a library full of training and matches. His USMNT library has a happy start, although, an imperfect one. “When you don’t have a body of work to go on, it’s very hard to evaluate the process,” Berhalter explained postmatch. “Now, with these two games, at least we…

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USA vs Panama: In Pictures – Football Article

Photographer Matt Mathai documented the beginning of the Gregg Berhalter era The US Men’s National Team took on Panama on Sunday night in Glendale, Arizona, in Gregg Berhalter’s first game as head coach. The Yanks couldn’t have gotten off to a better start; a 3-0 win over Panama, with goals from Djordje Mihailovic, Walker Zimmerman, and Christian Ramirez. Photographer and Howler contributor Matt Mathai was in Glendale to document this historic night. Check out his photos below. The post USA vs Panama:…

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Christian Pulisic proves he’s just not very good in 2–0 win over Trinidad and Tobago – Football Article

The 18-year-old “wunderkid” continues to hurt the U.S. national team After saving face for the U.S. with a second-half equalizer in a friendly against Venezuela last week, Christian Pulisic again did all the scoring in a 2–0 World Cup qualifier win over Trinidad and Tobago. Though his performances have drawn even more sycophantic praise for the 18 year old, a closer look reveals how underserving he is of the lofty praise being heaped upon him. Here are just a few of…

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Christian Pulisic shaves his head, scores stunning goal against Mexico – Football Article

The 18-year-old phenom earns a rare point at the Azteca for the U.S. Christian Pulisic had either scored or set up Clint Dempsey for each of the U.S.’s last eight goals going into their World Cup qualifier at Mexico and just five and a half minutes into the match, he scored his best one yet, chipping the keeper from distance to put the U.S. up 1–0. Pulisic apparently shaved his head before the match and mistakenly put on Michael Bradley’s kit,…

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