Pulisic scores in tearful home farewell to Dortmund fans

Sports 05/11/19, 12:10

Playing his last home game for Borussia Dortmund on Saturday, Christian Pulisic set his team on its way to a 3-2 win over Fortuna Düsseldorf to send the Bundesliga title race to the final weekend.It was an emotional farewell for the American midfielder, who is joining Chelsea in a 64 ...

Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will expand US fan base

Soccer 04/12/19, 13:51

Chelsea hopes Christian Pulisic will help the London club expand its U.S. fan base and assist the team's campaign to combat anti-Semitism.Chelsea bought the 20-year-old midfielder from Borussia Dortmund in January for 64 million euros (then $73 million), by far a record price for an American player, then loaned him ...

Pulisic scores, leaves with leg injury as US ties Chile 1-1

Soccer 03/26/19, 21:15

Christian Pulisic became the youngest American to score 10 international goals, then limped off with a quadriceps injury during the United States' 1-1 exhibition tie against South American champion Chile on Tuesday night, a result that denied Gregg Berhalter's bid to become the first American coach to win his first ...

Berhalter starts 3-0 as US beats Ecuador 1-0 on fluke goal

Sports 03/21/19, 21:13

Gregg Berhalter became only the second American coach to win his first three games when Gyasi Zardes scored a bizarre goal that deflected off a defender, looped over goalkeeper Alexander Dominguez and ricocheted in off the crossbar in the 81st minute for a 1-0 exhibition win over Ecuador on Thursday ...

Berhalter trying to transform US into possession-based team

Sports 03/20/19, 18:17

Gregg Berhalter prepares for U.S. national team matches like a CEO getting ready for a deal.The new American coach uses video presentations when he meets with foreign-based players via computer. He has tripled the team's data analysts to three.Two white boards are on the grass at training sessions, one with ...

Pulisic wants opponents to fear US, knows it will take time

Sports 03/20/19, 02:23

Christian Pulisic has a vision of a transformed U.S. soccer team, a red-white-and-blue power that gives opponents sleepless nights similar the nightmares that plague players on the eve of facing Brazil or Germany."I want them to fear them like a big team," he said Tuesday, quickly acknowledging "obviously, we still ...

At low point after own goal, Gonzalez called Berhalter

Sports 03/19/19, 19:50

After the worst moment of his soccer life, after his own goal at Trinidad and Tobago helped cost the United States a World Cup, Omar Gonzalez called Gregg Berhalter.Gonzalez was 20 when he joined the LA Galaxy in 2009 and Berhalter was a 35-year-old fellow defender."From that point on, he ...

Dortmund’s Pulisic out with thigh injury from Tottenham loss

Soccer 02/18/19, 14:02

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Christian Pulisic tore a thigh muscle fiber during the 3-0 Champions League defeat at Tottenham on Wednesday.Pulisic will miss Dortmund's league game at Nuremberg on Monday and is doubtful for its home game against Bayer Leverkusen on Sunday.Pulisic, on loan from Chelsea after completing a 64 million ...

Bremen wins on penalties to send Dortmund out of German Cup

Soccer 02/05/19, 18:00

Werder Bremen goalkeeper Jiri Pavlenka saved two penalties to knock Borussia Dortmund out of the German Cup after his team twice came from behind in extra time of their third-round match on Tuesday.Max Kruse scored the decisive penalty kick for Bremen to win the shootout 4-2 after equalizers from Claudio ...

US midfielder Pulisic to join Chelsea from Borussia Dortmund

Soccer 01/02/19, 04:30

Borussia Dortmund says United States midfielder Christian Pulisic will join Chelsea next season.Dortmund says the 64 million euro ($73 million) transfer is effective immediately but the 20-year-old Pulisic will be loaned back to the German club for the rest of this season. It won't have to pay Chelsea a fee ...

Dortmund draws with Brugge to reach Champions League last 16

Soccer 11/28/18, 17:02

Borussia Dortmund guaranteed its spot in the Champions League knockout stage after a 0-0 draw with Club Brugge on Wednesday.The result leaves Dortmund second in Group A, two points behind Atletico Madrid — which beat Monaco 2-0 earlier to advance — and five ahead of Brugge, which is assured of ...

Stoppage-time goal for Italy in 1-0 win; Pulisic captains US

Sports 11/20/18, 17:02

Matteo Politano scored his first international goal in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, and Italy beat the United States 1-0 in an exhibition on Tuesday night at Genk, Belgium, as 20-year-old Christian Pulisic became the youngest captain in the modern history of the American team.In likely the final ...

Pulisic back as US loses 3-0 at England; no goal for Rooney

Soccer 11/15/18, 17:29

Christian Pulisic played just his second match with the U.S. national team in 13 months, and the Americans failed to muster much of an attack in a 3-0 loss to England on Thursday night that marked Wayne Rooney's farewell with the Three Lions.Jesse Lingard and Trent Alexander-Arnold scored in a ...

Pulisic plays 2nd US match in 13 months, starts vs England

Soccer 11/15/18, 15:10

Christian Pulisic played his second game with the U.S. national team in 13 months, returning to the lineup for Thursday night's exhibition against England.The 20-year-old midfielder was part of a five-man midfield in a 4-2-3-1 formation with Weston McKennie and Wil Trapp in deep positions and Julian Green flanked by ...

Pulisic assumes leadership role on return to American team

Soccer 11/14/18, 13:21

Back with the United States for only the second time in an injury-troubled year, Christian Pulisic has watched the Americans rebuild from afar after their failure to qualify for the World Cup."I definitely need to be a more important piece of this team and continue to grow as a leader," ...

Pulisic scheduled for US soccer return while Bradley dropped

Soccer 11/06/18, 15:03

Christian Pulisic is scheduled to be back with the U.S. national team, while Michael Bradley was dropped again just a month after his return.Entering what are likely his final matches in charge of the Americans, interim coach Dave Sarachan announced a 28-man roster Tuesday for exhibitions at England on Nov. ...

Injured McKennie to miss US games vs Colombia, Peru

Soccer 10/07/18, 17:30

Midfielder Weston McKennie injured his right adductor muscle and will miss the United States' exhibition games against Colombia and Peru.McKennie, a 20-year-old Texan, scored his first two professional goals in the past week for Schalke, against Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League and Fortuna Duesseldorf in the Bundesliga.He has been ...

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