COLUMBUS – Same stadium, same city, same teams, same score. At this rate, the U.S. men's national soccer team should play Mexico in Columbus every year. Thanks to goals from Eddie Johnson and Landon Donovan, USMNT defeated their most bitter rivals from south of the border, Mexico, 2-0. Coupled with a Honduras tie with Panama, the Yanks advanced to their seventh straight World Cup and dropped a lost-looking and weary
With its peculiar and sometimes obstruct schedule, MLS now finds itself two-thirds through its season while the English Premier League and many of the world’s other top tiers are just blowing the dust off of their respective leagues and get things underway. There have been many dramatic storylines so far in the MLS this year, from the league’s proverbial golden boy in Landon Donovan who seemingly flirting with retirement before
After a thrilling 5-1 win over El Salvador, the United States would advance to the Gold Cup semifinals to play Honduras, for the third time this year, in the Cowboys—recently renamed AT&T—Stadium. The winner of this game will meet the winner of Mexico and Panama for the Gold Cup title at Soldier Field in Chicago. The USMNT won the last game against Honduras but suffered a surprise loss in the
Sometimes, absence does indeed make the heart grow fonder, in the case of Landon Donovan, being away from soccer may have been the best thing to happen to him. In a international friendly against Guatemala in San Diego, Donovan would make his return in dramatic fashion in scoring his 50th in the United States Men’s National Team’s (USMNT) warm-up for the Gold Cup in a 6-0 clean sheet over Guatemala.