The game against Slovakia gives the U.S. a chance to adjust to its lineup and prepare for life without Charlie Davies, writes Jeff Carlisle.
A win at home against El Salvador is imperative if the U.S. team wants to ensure a smooth passage for World Cup qualification, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Despite the U.S. team's strong summer, a nagging doubt remains about the midfield's inability to maintain possession, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. gave Brazil all it could handle in the Confederations Cup final, but a remarkable second-half rally by the Selecao handed Bob Bradley's men a 3-2 defeat, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against Brazil was a chance to learn how the U.S. measures up with the world's best teams. On Thursday's evidence, the gap in class remains painfully obvious, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The upcoming games against Costa Rica and Honduras will have a lot to say about how easily the U.S. qualifies for South Africa, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Up next for Bob Bradley's men is a road trip to El Salvador, a game the U.S. is expected to win, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. is a heavy favorite heading into the game against Mexico, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. edged Sweden in a game that was more comfortable for the Americans than the 3-2 score suggests, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The annual game with Sweden is a chance for some U.S. fringe players to show they deserve more opportunities with the first-team squad, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The U.S. will be keen to eliminate Guatemala from World Cup qualifying when the teams meet (Wednesday, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN Classic), writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against Trinidad & Tobago is the perfect opportunity for several U.S. youngsters to make a statement, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Carli Lloyd's game-winning goal put the gloss on what had been a forgettable performance by her up to that point, writes Jeff Carlisle.
Unaccustomed to being on the bench, Natasha Kai produced a star turn against Canada, writes Jeff Carlisle.
In its final group game, the U.S. will take on an attack-minded Nigeria team that might be susceptible to counterattacks, writes Jeff Carlisle.
The game against the Netherlands proved costly as Freddy Adu and Michael Bradley will miss the U.S. game against Nigeria, writes Jeff Carlisle.