ASN Morning Read: One More for the U-20s?
The Americans face a crucial game against a familiar foe; an on-fire forward hams it up in New York City and writes for the Paper of Record; highlights from a victory over Honduras.
The United States U-20s battle Ghana with a place in the next round on the line. Well, probably.
The Jozy Altidore world tour continues, with the player writing a piece in The New York Times: I think it’s safe to say—and obvious for those watching us—that we’ve really continued to develop a chemistry with one another and grown as a team with each match. I know I see and feel it, so hopefully the fans and soccer pundits have noticed the improvement from the start of camp to where we are currently as a team... Personally, it goes without saying those games were extremely important. Scoring for my country in all three qualifiers, as well in the US Soccer Centennial friendly against Germany, was simply great and showed how well we are clicking as an offensive unit.
(Our favorite part is the tagline: Striker Jozy Altidore scored more than 30 goals last season for AZ in the Netherlands.) Oh, and then there's this:
Would you like to watch some field-level highlights from the victory over Honduras? Of course you would:
Gold Cup roster today at noon. Mark. Your. Calendars.
Over at ProSoccerTalk, my brother from another mother Steve Davis goes deep on the U.S. forward depth chart. Your order: Altidore, Herculez Gomez, Eddie Johnson, Terrence Boyd, Alan Gordon, Chris Wondolowski. Agree? Disagree?
June 27, 2013
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