The U.S. dominated a lethargic Jamaican team, says Marc Connolly.
The Reggae Boyz are a dangerous quarterfinal opponent, says Marc Connolly.
Panama may be a minnow in CONCACAF compared to the U.S., but the Americans are taking nothing for granted on Sept. 8, especially after the Central American side's history-making win over Jamaica.
It's crucial for the U.S. to get maximum points against El Salvador on Sept. 4 in Foxboro.
Bobby Convey's move to Reading of the English League Championship was a much-needed change that will test the American midfielder and further develop his game.
Brian Ching came off the bench to help the U.S. earn a valuable point against Jamaica in the opening match of the semifinal round of CONCACAF World Cup qualifying.
The U.S. found success on the flanks against Jamaica and it paid big dividends down the stretch in a dramatic World Cup qualifier.
Looking for any edge, the U.S. and Jamaica have played things very close to the vest in the buildup to the match, with the U.S. arriving the night before and holding off naming an official roster.
Damani Ralph, the 2003 MLS Rookie of the Year, hopes to take his game to the next level by playing well and proving he belongs on the Jamaican national squad.
The exemplary skills and playmaking ability of midfielder Andy Williams have been instrumental in the Fire's run to MLS Cup 2003.