Jurgen Klinsmann - USA - Close up

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Jurgen Klinsmann's time with the US national team came to end on Monday, when he was relieved of his duties as head coach and technical director after more than five years in charge.


There's no doubt that there were many ups and downs throughout Klinsmann's time at the helm of the USMNT. The team won games in Italy, Germany and the Netherlands but also failed to reach the Gold Cup final for the first time since 2003.


You can check out all the major milestones – good and bad – that were set during Klinsmann's tenure as US coach below:


  • Won the 2013 Gold Cup.
  • First wins for the US in Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.
  • Most wins in a calendar year with 16 in 2013.
  • Lost to Guatemala in World Cup qualifying in 2016, making them lowest-ranked team to ever beat the US.
  • First-ever loss to Jamaica, in 2012.
  • Most consecutive wins in USMNT history with 12 (6/2/13-8/14/13).
  • Most consecutive home wins with 13 (6/2/13-2/1/14).
  • Registered the fewest shots of any team during the 2015 Gold Cup group stage.
  • Started the Hexagonal 0-2-0 for the first time in team history.
  • Lost a home World Cup qualifier for the first time since 2001.
  • 4-0 loss to Costa Rica was worst shutout loss since 1957.
  • Beat Ghana for the first time, in the 2014 World Cup.
  • Reached semifinals of Copa América for second time in team history.
  • First point in Mexico during World Cup qualifying since 1997.