US midfielder McKennie out several weeks with ankle sprain

Sports 03/25/19, 09:42

American midfielder Weston McKennie is expected to be sidelined several weeks because of a sprained ankle.The 20-year-old was leaving the U.S. national team camp Monday and returning to Schalke, his German Bundesliga club. The sprain to his left ankle is characterized as moderate to high.McKennie was hurt in the 63rd ...

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 ...

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 ...

Caligiuri rescues Schalke with 2 goals against Wolfsburg

Soccer 01/20/19, 15:05

Daniel Caligiuri scored twice to earn Schalke a 2-1 win over Wolfsburg, giving the home side a positive start to the second half of the Bundesliga on Sunday.Schalke had been hovering just above the relegation zone during the Bundesliga's almost four-week winter break, and Caligiuri's late second goal - set ...

Wright gets 1st goal, 8th American to score in Bundesliga

Sports 12/19/18, 18:20

Haji Wright became the second young American in less than two weeks to score his first Bundesliga goal.The 20-year-old forward from Los Angeles scored in first-half stoppage time with the help of fellow American Weston McKennie, Schalke's only goal of the night in a 2-1 loss to visiting Bayer Levekusen ...

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 ...

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 ...

Schalke continues recovery with 1-0 win over Lokomotiv

Soccer 10/03/18, 15:07

Weston McKennie's late header gave Schalke a 1-0 win over Lokomotiv Moscow in the Champions League on Wednesday as the German team continued to recover from a poor start to the season.Neither team had much cutting edge as chances were missed on a wet night in Moscow, but McKennie made ...

Weston McKennie out with ‘severe muscle contusion’ in leg

Soccer 09/23/18, 08:27

Schalke midfielder Weston McKennie's injury is not as bad as initially feared but the club says the American will be out for some time with a "severe muscle contusion with bleeding" his lower left leg.The 20-year-old Texan received an unintentional kick in the leg from James Rodriguez as he won ...

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