Preview: United States v. Paraguay Friendly 2018

This is not just a Nashville SC blog! A bit on my first soccer love, the United States Men’s National Team (though the depth will not be the same as a team I cover day-in and day-out). See my overview of the roster linked below. The essentials Opponent: Paraguay (No. 30 FIFA, No. 27 ELO), 2-3 in last five matches. The Line: USA +120, draw +220, … Continue reading Preview: United States v. Paraguay Friendly 2018

Reviewing the USMNT roster for March 27 friendly

The USL regular season is here, but it’s not all-NSC all-the-time. The US Men’s National Team takes on Paraguay tomorrow evening (6:30 p.m., FS1). Here’s a look at the Americans’ roster: Goalkeepers Alex Bono (zero caps), Toronto FC. Age 23. Club form: two starts, 180 minutes played, 1.5 goals against. .571 save percentage. Bono has a chance to earn his first cap. He was No. … Continue reading Reviewing the USMNT roster for March 27 friendly

Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena

“Pitch Points” is a phrase which here means “Geoff Cameron.” USMNTalk. New US Soccer president Carlos Cordeiro penned an open letter to the soccer community in our country: With the election behind us, I want to help unite us as one soccer family.  The individual passions that fueled each candidacy can help us fulfill the vast potential for our beloved game in the United States. … Continue reading Pitch Points really doesn’t like Bruce Arena