KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Everything went splendidly for the United States in its Olympic qualifying match against Cuba until the final minutes, when Marc Pelosi went down in a collision and clutched his shin.
For a moment, coach Andi Herzog feared the talented midfielder had broken his leg again.
It turned out the budding San Jose Earthquakes star merely sustained a deep gash, one that should not keep him out too long. Good thing for the Americans, whose 6-1 victory over a depleted Cuba squad Saturday...
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Jordan Morris proved again Thursday night why so many pro teams are eager to sign him.
The 20-year-old Stanford star scored a pair of goals, the second off a steal and feed from Wil Trapp, to give the United States a 3-1 victory over Canada in the opener of CONCACAF Olympic qualifying.
Morris also scored in the first minute off Jerome Kiesewetter's cross, and Luis Gil tacked on a penalty kick for the U.S. in extra-time to put the game away.
"I think especially for the team,...