You know you want to watch it again.
CARSON, Calif. – Panama's rise among CONCACAF's elite nations, which nearly climaxed with a berth in last year's World Cup, hasn't gone unnoticed, certainly not by the US men's national team.
Jurgen Klinsmann still favors Michael Bradley in advanced position for USMNT despite holding role vs. Chile
CARSON, Calif. – Michael Bradley was back in his familiar holding-midfield role for the US men's national team's friendly last week in Chile. Did it signal that Jurgen Klinsmann has changed his mind on how best to employ the Toronto FC star?
Klinsmann played Bradley as an attacking midfielder last year, including all four World Cup games in Brazil, but he positioned the 27-year-old veteran deeper against Chile, he said, based on the makeup of his roster.
Will it be standing room only when the latest chapter in the US-Mexico rivalry takes place this spring?
Jurgen Klinsmann cites another reason for USMNT's 3-man backline vs. Chile: lack of outside backs in MLS
CARSON, Calif. – Jurgen Klinsmann this week said his experiments with a 3-5-2 alignment during the US national team's current season-opening camp and in the first half of last week's loss in Chile was to create “a card that we should have in our back pocket.”
He provided another reason Friday afternoon, citing the makeup of his team.
LA Galaxy's Jaime Penedo says shorthanded Panama face tough task in USMNT friendly, "but it's no excuse"
CARSON, Calif. – Panama might be without a good deal of their most important players for Sunday's friendly against the US national team at StubHub Center (4 pm ET; ESPN, UniMas, UDN), but that's hardly an excuse not to give the Yanks a real battle.
CARSON, Calif. – The consensus from the US national team technical staff and players was that Steve Birnbaum's first appearance for the Yanks offered great promise – confirming what they saw during his splendid rookie campaign with D.C. United.
USA vs. Panama
Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, 4 pm ET
StubHub Center, Carson, Calif.
Watch on ESPN, UniMas, UDN
A US national team in transition seek to end a five-game winless skid – and secure just their second victory since last summer's World Cup – when CONCACAF colleagues Panama visit Southern California for an international friendly on Sunday afternoon.
The Jorge Luis Pinto era is underway for the Honduran national team, but there was no win for the new manager in his debut on Wednesday.
Honduras lost to Venezuela 3-2 in a friendly in San Pedro Sula to open a key year for the hosts, and Pinto's squad featured three current MLS players on the night.