USA vs. Panama: Illustrated box score - Stars and Stripes FC

Stars and Stripes FCUSA vs. Panama: Illustrated box scoreStars and Stripes FCAnd to think we were worried. In a game that saw a month long lead up of handwringing takes about how the U.S. didn't deserve to make the Men's World Cup, takes about why it would be good for the U.S. to miss the Men's World Cup, takes about who the ...and more »

US overrun Panama 4-0, boost 2018 qualification chances - Republica

US overrun Panama 4-0, boost 2018 qualification chancesRepublicaFLORIDA, Oct 7: Christian Pulisic pulled the strings and Jozy Altidore grabbed a brace as the United States overran Panama 4-0 in Orlando on Friday to leave them on the verge of automatic qualification for next year's World Cup finals in Russia. The ...and more »

Back on Cup track, US routs Panama - Arkansas Online

Arkansas OnlineBack on Cup track, US routs PanamaArkansas OnlineJozy Altidore scored two goals Friday night, leading the United States to a 4-0 victory against Panama in a World Cup qualifier in Orlando, Fla. The U.S. moved into third place in the CONCACAF standings, which would guarantee a spot in the 2018 ...and more »

How to Watch USA vs. Panama - AppsforPCdaily

AppsforPCdailyHow to Watch USA vs. PanamaAppsforPCdailyBobby Wood erased any doubt of a Panama comeback when he one-timed it past Panamanian goalkeeper Jaime Penedo early in the second half. "The better collection of players we have around Christian", said Arena, "he's just going to be a better player".and more »

US striving to avoid World Cup playoff vs Syria or Australia - Miami Herald

Miami HeraldUS striving to avoid World Cup playoff vs Syria or AustraliaMiami HeraldAmerican soccer players do not want fly over 8,000 miles (12,800 kilometers) to Malaysia next month for a playoff against Syria or make a more-than 7,000-mile (11,300km) journey for a match in Australia. After getting just one point in two September ...and more »

US rout Panama, edge closer to World Cup - Press Trust of India

US rout Panama, edge closer to World CupPress Trust of IndiaOrlando, Oct 7 (AFP) Christian Pulisic ran riot in Orlando to fire the United States to within touching distance of Russia 2018 with a 4-0 win over Panama. The brilliant 19-year-old scored one and made another to cap a sensational 19-minute burst at ...and more »

Socceroos to avoid Syria WC playoff antics - FiveAA

Socceroos to avoid Syria WC playoff anticsFiveAAThe Socceroos will do everything possible to avoid being drawn into Syria's gamesmanship when they meet in the second leg of their World Cup qualifying playoff. Still dirty over the dubious penalty call that robbed them of a crucial win in Malaysia ...and more »

USA revive to deflate Panama hopes, El Tri win again - FIFA.com

FIFA.comUSA revive to deflate Panama hopes, El Tri win againFIFA.comA typically dramatic matchday in 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ qualifying in the CONCACAF region has finally seen just a little bit of daylight appear in hitherto congested standings. It was USA who were the big victors as they belatedly rediscovered ...and more »

Football: US rout Panama, edge closer to FIFA World Cup 2018 - Arab News

Arab NewsFootball: US rout Panama, edge closer to FIFA World Cup 2018Arab NewsPanama midfielder Armando Cooper (11) dribbles the ball as US midfielder Michael Bradley (4) and defender Jorge Villafana (15) defend during the second half at Orlando City Stadium. (USA TODAY Sports). ORLANDO: Christian Pulisic fired the US to a 4-0 ...and more »

The other major star for the USMNT on Friday was its host city - Yahoo Sports

Yahoo SportsThe other major star for the USMNT on Friday was its host cityYahoo SportsThe crowd and stadium in Orlando were raucous all night, and the U.S. gave them plenty to cheer about. (Getty). More. ORLANDO – Four years ago, when the last World Cup concluded, America's newest soccer home was a mostly vacant plot of land with an ...and more »

The new Columbus? Orlando has the look of an emerging USMNT fortress - Goal.com

Goal.comThe new Columbus? Orlando has the look of an emerging USMNT fortressGoal.comGrowing up in suburban Orlando, the now 30-year-old couldn't sniff out much of a budding soccer culture. It wasn't until 2011 that the market even launched a lower-level side in the USL. When Orlando kicked off as an MLS expansion franchise in 2015, ...and more »

US back on track for World Cup, Pulisic leads rout of Panama - Eagle-Tribune

Eagle-TribuneUS back on track for World Cup, Pulisic leads rout of PanamaEagle-TribuneUnited States' Jozy Altidore celebrates in front of fans after scoring a goal against Panama during the first half of a World Cup qualifying soccer match, Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux). John Raoux. US back on track for ...and more »

USA Stars Point to Planning, Aggressive Approach in Curing World Cup Qualifying Woes - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedUSA Stars Point to Planning, Aggressive Approach in Curing World Cup Qualifying WoesSports Illustrated"In all my years with the national team, I don't think I've ever been this prepared." It showed for Jozy Altidore and the USA, who moved within reach of a World Cup berth after routing Panama on a memorable night in Florida. Grant Wahl. October 07, 2017.and more »

Boehm: Bruce Arena shows he's the man for the big game in key USA win - MLSsoccer.com

Boehm: Bruce Arena shows he's the man for the big game in key USA winMLSsoccer.comORLANDO, Fla. – This is just a hasty, back-of-the-napkin calculation, so don't take it as statistical gospel. But by my approximate count, going all the way back to his University of Virginia days and including his long career in MLS and the US ...and more »

MLS players headline US, Panama World Cup qualifier rosters - Orlando Sentinel

MLS players headline US, Panama World Cup qualifier rostersOrlando SentinelThe U.S. and Panama rosters for Friday night's World Cup qualifier at Orlando City Stadium featured 22 MLS players. The U.S. starters from MLS squads included Tim Howard (Colorado Rapids), Michael Bradley (Toronto FC), Matt Besler (Sporting Kansas ...and more »

Arena: USA well placed to qualify for World Cup - FourFourTwo

FourFourTwoArena: USA well placed to qualify for World CupFourFourTwoBruce Arena believes the United States are now poised to reach Russia 2018 following their 4-0 win at home to Panama. Share0Tweet0Email0Share0. Published. 6 hours ago. United States head coach Bruce Arena is confident his side will qualify for next ...and more »

US's Jozy Altidore and Bobby Wood a 'handful' for Panama - Bruce Arena - ESPN FC

ESPN FCUS's Jozy Altidore and Bobby Wood a 'handful' for Panama - Bruce ArenaESPN FCChristian Pulisic and Jozy Altidore led a first-half surge from the U.S. that propelled them to a crucial win over Panama. ORLANDO - U.S. men's national team manager Bruce Arena was full of praise for his side after it thrashed Panama 4-0 in a World ...and more »

Team USA — and Orlando's patriotic passion — score huge victory over Panama in World Cup qualifier - Orlando Sentinel

Team USA — and Orlando's patriotic passion — score huge victory over Panama in World Cup qualifierOrlando SentinelPlaying for the U.S. National Team in packed stadiums with the World Cup on the line. Little did he know he'd be doing it in his hometown of Orlando, where an invigorated, energized U.S. team destroyed Panama 4-0 in a crucial World Cup qualifier in ...and more »

Bruce Arena has plenty of praise to go around after USMNT's rout of Panama - MLSsoccer.com

Bruce Arena has plenty of praise to go around after USMNT's rout of PanamaMLSsoccer.comORLANDO, Fla. -- With US national team hopes precariously poised before a massive night at Orlando City Stadium, a clutch 4-0 rout of Panama gave Bruce Arena's team both a crucial three points and a critical psychological boost on the road to Russia ...and more »

What USA needs to do to directly qualify for the World Cup - Soccer America

What USA needs to do to directly qualify for the World CupSoccer AmericaThe USA moved back into third place in the Hexagonal with its 4-0 win over Panama that certainly made its path to Russia a lot easier. Hexagonal Standings: PTS TEAM W-T-L +/- 12 (3) USA 3-3-3 16/11 ---------------------------- 10 (4) Panama 2-4-3 7/9and more »