Archives: CONCACAF World Cup Qualifiers

The Ballad of Freddy Adu

Posted on by Brian Zygo

On Saturday in Monaco, A.S. Monaco beat Stade Rennes, 3 to 1, giving Monaco 40 points on the season thus far and securing a spot in the middle of the French Ligue 1 table. Sitting on Monaco’s bench, was one … Continue reading

US 3-0 T&T: Landon Donovan’s Masterpiece

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Reuters Photo Bob Bradley shook up the US lineup entering tonight’s must win qualifier in Nashville against Trinidad and Tobago. The squad responded with a 3-0 win over Trinidad and Tobago. But I will preface the analysis of the match … Continue reading

CONCACAF Hexaganol Matchday Three

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

The empire strikes back could have been the headline for Saturday as Mexico beat nemesis Costa Rica to reclaim a little bit of lost mojo. But now Mexico must go to Honduras and slay another dragon, in the form of … Continue reading

CONCACAF Match Previews

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Mexico-Costa Rica 7pm ET, TELEMUNDO Sven Goran Eriksson’s seat could not get any hotter. Published reports in the Mexican media indicate the FMF would have already sacked the Swede if not for the exorbitant salary buyout the Federation would be … Continue reading

Canadian National Team: Hopeless

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

DeGuzman could be CONCACAF’s best overall player: But Canada is hopeless even with him and several other top stars/Canadian Soccer.com photo Despite the recent strides made by club football in Canada: the admission of Toronto FC to MLS, the sharp … Continue reading

CONCACAF: The State of Play

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Mexico is reasserting itself as the dominant CONCACAF power. Last night’s 2-1 win over Canada in Chiapas saw Mexico once again mix the old and the new as far as player selection. Honduras beat Jamaica at home and finally the … Continue reading

US Looks Shaky in Havana

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Reuters Photo Three points is three points I suppose. But tonight’s game unlike last months qualifier in Guatemala City has me very concerned about the state of play regarding the US Team. Against a side that in its own stadium … Continue reading

MLS/USL Based Players: Best of CONCACAF Qualifying Matchday One

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Puerto Rico Islander Osei Telesford has become a key part of the Soca Warriors Andy Williams (Real Salt Lake) Scored a goal in Jamaica’s 1-1 draw with Canada Omar Cummings (Colorado) Came on late and helped Jamaica secure a valuable … Continue reading

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying and MLS Reviewed

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

Costa Rica used the home field advantage of their infamous plastic pitch to dispatch a pesky Grenada side 3-0. The Chicago Fire’s Gonzalo Segaras went ninety minutes picking up a yellow card for the Ticos while Shalrie Jospeh as usual … Continue reading

CONCACAF World Cup Qualifying Wrap: Mexico Lackluster, T&T in Trouble, US Rolls

Posted on by Kartik Krishnaiyer

I trust we all watched the US match yesterday and if you did not see it, you didn’t need to. Barbados missing four of their five best players got rolled by a fired up US squad 8-0. While the scoreline … Continue reading