Soccer Woeful USA fail to make World Cup after loss to Trinidad & Tobago

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United States Fails to Qualify for World Cup

- townhall.com
11 Oct 2017
For the first time since 1986, the U.S. Men's National Team has not qualified for the FIFA World Cup. The United States' hopes were dashed on Tuesday night following a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago in qualifiers. Given the country's recent emphasis on soccer and relative success in getting out of group play in past World Cups, the failure to qualify for 2018 is viewed as ...

After the nightmare scenario unfolds, the United States fails to qualify for the World Cup

11 Oct 2017
In an unmitigated disaster of nearly unfathomable proportions as far as soccer goes, the United States Men's National Team has officially failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup following a dreadful 2-1 loss to last-place Trinidad and Tobago. Entering the evening with around a 3% chance of finishing in the fateful fifth place in the Hex, the defeat seals that exact spot ...
- unexpecteddelirium.com

USA misses World Cup with loss at Trinidad & Tobago

- si.com
11 Oct 2017
In a pitiful first-half performance, the U.S. lacked urgency and went through the motions while the hosts looked like the ones who had a chance to qualify for the World Cup. Trinidad and Tobago took a 2-0 halftime lead on an own-goal by Omar Gonzalez and a golazo from distance by Alvin Jones, and the U.S. response was tepid at best. This was a team with players acting like ...

USA Booted from World Cup Contention

11 Oct 2017
COUVA, Trinidad and Tobago -- Let's be perfectly clear: The most embarrassing failure in U.S. Soccer history was consummated on Tuesday night in a near-empty stadium in the Caribbean tropics, culminating in a soul-crushing 2-1 defeat to a last-place opponent in which the U.S. men's national team had only needed a win or a tie to qualify for World Cup 2018.
- people.com

U S Men's Soccer falls to Trinidad & Tobago Fails to Qualify for World Cup

- comeherefloyd.com
11 Oct 2017
This was unexpected. The Trinidad & Tobago team shouldn't have been able to win - at least on paper. The U.S. team had won a grand 4-0 win over Panama, four days prior and was on a high. Trinidad & Tobago should have been just a blip challenge, before officially qualifying for the World Cup.

In a Moment of American Isolation, the Men's National Team Fails to Qualify for the World Cup

11 Oct 2017
Last Friday, with a 4-0 win against Panama , the team finally seemed to move away from its precarious position--with one game to go, the U.S. men controlled their destiny. Their opponent, Trinidad and Tobago, was, by far, the weakest team in the Hexagonal. Heading into the U.S. match, Trinidad and Tobago had lost six straight games. The team was eliminated from World Cup ...
- newyorker.com

United States soccer falls to low point, will miss 2018 World Cup

- calciomercato.com
11 Oct 2017
Prior to the match, Grant Wahl had noted that the United States had a 83% chance of advancing to Russia, or, roughly the same percentage, the New York Times gave Hillary Clinton's chances of winning the 2016 presidential election. All they needed to do was draw Trinidad & Tobago and goal differential would have likely carried them through to Russia. However, the ...

United States fails to qualify for World Cup after stunning defeat

11 Oct 2017
The United States entered Tuesday night in third place in the CONCACAF standings. The top three teams in the CONCACAF earned an automatic spot in the 2018 World Cup, with the fourth place nation able to play in a two-game series to earn a spot in the World Cup.
- abcactionnews.com

Woeful USA fail to make 2018 World Cup after loss to Trinidad & Tobago

- theguardian.com
11 Oct 2017
"We didn't qualify for the World Cup," Arena said after the game. "That was my job. To get the team qualified for the World Cup. This game in my view was perfectly positioned for the US team and we failed on the day. We have no excuses. We failed today. We should have walked off this field with at least a point."

United States fails to qualify for World Cup after stunning defeat

11 Oct 2017
The United States trailed 2-0 in the first of Tuesday's match, but a Christian Pulisic goal pulled the US within a goal at 2-1. Later in the second, Clint Dempsey fired a shot off the post. A game-tying goal would have kept the US in World Cup contention, but the US came up empty looking for the equalizer.
- j105.com

United States fails to qualify for World Cup after stunning defeat

- 1170kfaq.com
11 Oct 2017
HARRISON, NJ - SEPTEMBER 01: Christian Pulisic 10 of the United States is helped up by teammate Graham Zusi 19 after a foul in the first half against Costa Rica during the FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifier at Red Bull Arena on September 1, 2017 in Harrison, New Jersey. (Photo by Mike Lawrie/Getty Images)

Fox Nike among biggest losers after U S fails to reach World Cup

11 Oct 2017
Sports bars: Come World Cup time, sports bars in the United States come alive. Sure, it might be only a couple matches, but it all adds up -- especially when a seven to 10 hour time difference with Russia allows bars to open and serve during matches in the morning, when they would never be doing business.
- espn.co.uk
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