ASN Morning Read: Game Day in KC and Frisco
March 29, 2016
- It's a make or break day for the United States soccer team. Put another way: "The enormity of what's at stake for the U.S. men's national team on Tuesday can't be overstated." The senior team takes on Guatemala in Kansas City. The U23s battle Colombia in Frisco. Get 'er done. Or not.
- A preview of the senior team match.
- Make your Starting XI.
- A preview of the U23 match.
- No, you're not playing out of position.
- Carlos Ruiz is is, or is not, coming to the United States to play in the match:
- This is fun: "(An entirely accurate transcript of a Jurgen Klinsmann press conference*)"
- Not good:
The #USMNT are winless in their last 6 official games against teams ranked in the FIFA top 100. Longest streak since rankings began in 1992.— Matthew Doyle (@MLSAnalyst) March 28, 2016
- Also not good:
As far as I can tell, GUA (#95) the lowest-rated team in FIFA rankings #USMNT have lost to in official comp since rankings intro'd in 1992.— Matthew Doyle (@MLSAnalyst) March 28, 2016
- "Klinsmann, the U.S. men’s national team coach since 2011, listed his 3,000-square-foot home for just under $2.4 million." He is getting paid $2.5 million, so perhaps he's looking for an upgrade.