Sixth unbeaten season within reach
[USA-NEW ZEALAND] The USA will look to extend its unbeaten streak for the year to 15 games and to 38 games since its last loss in March 2012 when it hosts New
Zealand in the second game of a two-game series Wednesday in Columbus, Ohio.
The Americans, who have two games left in the 2013 season, are seeking their fourth unbeaten season in the
last decade -- and their sixth unbeaten season in the program's history.
Amazingly, they have lost only nine games in the last decade -- a span of 217 games.
*two games remaining
The USA won the first game against the Ferns by a 4-1 score Sunday at San Francisco's Candlestick Park in front
of more than 16,000 fans. It will finish its 2013 schedule against Brazil on Nov. 10 at the Florida Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
Midfielder Tobin Heath, who scored the winning goal for Portland in the 2013 NWSL championship game, was ruled out of the New Zealand games because of
issues with a right foot injury that has continued to bother her since her return to French club Paris St. Germain. She will now rest her foot for an extended period of time. Coach Tom Sermanni has kept defender Leigh Ann Robinson for both of the New Zealand games in place of Heath.
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily U.S. U-23 romp in Bosnia-Herzegovina, 5-2 March 27, 3:46 p.m. |
The U.S. under-23 national team defeated Bosnia-Herzegovina's under-23 team, 5-2, in a friendly played Friday in ... MLS Week 4: FC Dallas puts its perfect record on line March 27, 3:25 p.m.
FC Dallas, the only remaining unbeaten and untied team in MLS, hosts the 2014 Supporters' Shield ... Berti's back: 'Der Terrier' moves to U.S. sidelines March 27, 2:57 p.m.
Berti Vogts, who is responsible for Jurgen Klinsmann getting his job as German national team coach ... USL Week 2: Finley joins Independence movement March 27, 2:36 p.m.
All 24 USL teams are in action this week as 10 of the 13 new teams ... What They're Saying: Jason Kreis March 27, 1:51 p.m.
"It's impossible for me to say, but I really had expected Mix to go. I think ... Road to Russia: Barbados ends USVI dream March 27, 4:40 a.m.
Barbados made amends for a shock 1-0 loss at home during which it had two penalty ... MLS Trade Central: Timbers sign Ghanaian winger March 27, 4:12 a.m.
The Portland Timbers have acquired winger Ishmael Yartey on loan from French Ligue 2 club Sochaux. ... What They're Saying: Landon Donovan March 27, 3:55 a.m.
"It was the first time in my life that I had not made a team, that ... MLS clubs depleted because of callups March 27, 3:47 a.m.
MLS is the only top-level league with a heavy presence of national team players that didn't ... Video Pick: How Neymar scored his 43rd goal for Brazil March 27, 12:32 a.m.
Neymar scored the decider in Brazil's 3-1 win over France. It was Brazil's seventh straight win ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives