Author Archives: Franco Panizo

Jamaica stuns, eliminates USMNT with two first-half goals in Gold Cup semifinals

Jamaica scored two first-half goals and the U.S. Men’s National Team’s rally fell short, as the Americans were eliminated, 2-1, in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals. Continue reading »

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More controversial PKs move Mexico past Panama in ugly Gold Cup semifinals contest

Three days after a controversial penalty kick helped Mexico reach the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals, two more allowed El Tri to beat 10-man Panama, 2-1, to move into the tournament final. Continue reading »

Posted in CONCACAF, CONCACAF Gold Cup, Featured, International Soccer, Mexican Soccer | 105 Comments

USMNT to face tougher challenge in familiar foe Jamaica with Gold Cup final berth at stake

The U.S. Men’s National Team will meet a familiar foe in Jamaica in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals on Wednesday night. Continue reading »

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Who should the USMNT start vs. Jamaica?

The U.S. Men’s National Team will take on Jamaica in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday. Here is the American lineup SBI sees taking the field. Continue reading »

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U-20 USMNT forward Maki Tall signs with FC Sion

U.S. Under-20 Men’s National Team forward Maki Tall announced via his Twitter account on Tuesday that he has signed with Swiss club FC Sion. Continue reading »

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Ventura Alvarado staying confident, learning from USMNT mistakes

Ventura Alvarado is not dwelling on the mistakes he has made with the U.S. Men’s National Team. Instead, he is looking to learn from them. Continue reading »

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Giovani Dos Santos’ status remains unclear for Gold Cup semifinals

Mexico head coach Miguel Herrera was unsure as to whether Giovani Dos Santos would be available to play in Wednesday’s semifinals match vs. Panama. Continue reading »

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Roy Miller suggests referee bias after controversial penalty call helps Mexico beat Costa Rica

Roy Miller hinted at referees having a Mexico bias, and was emphatic in saying that he did not commit a foul on Oribe Peralta in Costa Rica’s 1-0 quarterfinals loss on Sunday. Continue reading »

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