After an historically bad start to the Hex, Jurgen Klinsmann was fired on Monday — just a day after he was quoted as being “very comfortable” with his job security prospects — and US Soccer looks poised to ask Bruce Arena to step in and right a listing ship.
Articles written by: Jeremy Lane
New Zealand proved a tougher opponent than expected, earning a well deserved 1–1 draw with the US on Tuesday night.
So, the Union got about what we expected from their road-trip-from-Hell, and it doesn’t feel like quite enough. The playoffs still look likely, but is this team a disappointment, given their play earlier in the year?
Following a hard fought but somewhat ugly 2–0 win over the Cuba, the US takes on New Zealand in the final tune-up before the Hexagonal begins in November.