The Concacaf Nations League, belittled as a waste of time, has early on proved to be a tricky competition for the USA. Read the whole story
"I think whatever is happening south of the border is their business it's for them to deal with. I've been pretty clear internally here with the players we have. We want to be driven by internal
things like getting better every camp we come in, and that getting better takes us all to a place we want to be that we know can change our country forever, which is that qualification in the Hex
and hopefully into the World Cup."
-- Canada national team coach John Herdman on the motivation for his team to repeat its performance of a month ago when it beat the USA, 2-0, to move into the top six in Concacaf's FIFA rankings that will determine the six teams that will qualify for the Hexagonal. (Canadian Premier League)
Preparing for Olympic qualifying, the Jason Kreis-coached U.S. U-23s lost, 1-0, on a goal by Matheus Cunha in the 15th minute. Read the whole story
The U.S. U-16s tied the Netherlands and the U.S. U-17s beat Turkey as the 19th annual Nike International Friendlies opened in Lakewood, Florida. Read the whole story
Thursday, November 14
League A Curacao 1 Costa Rica 2. (Janga 20; Venegas pen. 14, Calvo 84.)
-- Martinique 1 Honduras 1. (Riviere 5; Mejia 65.)
League B St. Kitts & Nevis 0 Grenada 0.
-- Belize 2 French Guiana 0. (Lewis 4, McCaulay 70.)
League C Bahamas 3 British Virgin Islands 0. (Joseph 9, Fleur 11, Carey 36.)
-- Turks & Caicos 3 Sint Marten 2. (Elcius 37, Singh 75, Forbes 90+3; Lake 12, Boelijn 45+1.)
Host Brazil will face Mexico in final thanks to its comeback from two French goals in the first 13 minutes for a 3-2 win. Read the whole story
Lower seeds Denver and Omaha advanced to the Summit League final, as did Wright State and Milwaukee in the Horizon League. Read the whole story