Missed chances were the story yet again as the U.S. U-17s were eliminated 2-1 by Italy, writes Brent Latham.
The U.S. U-17s have a strong chance to upset an Italian side that has struggled at times so far, writes Brent Latham.
After a pair of comprehensive defeats against Italy and Brazil, the U.S. team will try to take the few positives it can from the results, writes Brent Latham.
It's a tough ask, but the U.S. team needs to secure at least a draw against Brazil to stave off elimination in the Confederations Cup, writes Brent Latham.
There's no doubt that Ricardo Clark's dubious red card altered the balance of the game in favor of Italy, writes Brent Latham.
New Jersey-born Giuseppe Rossi opted to play for the Italian national team, but he's hoping to make the starting lineup against the U.S., writes Brent Latham.
For fans, the memories of the U.S. team's draw against Italy in the 2006 World Cup abound. However, as the U.S. prepares to face Italy in the Confederations Cup, the players aren't reading too much into their previous encounter, writes Brent Latham.