The United States qualified for the 2015 Under-20 World Cup on Saturday by beating El Salvador 2-0 in a must-win playoff at the CONCACAF U20 championships in Jamaica.
Ben Spencer, who plays for Molde in Norway, opened the scoring in the 37th minute before coming off at halftime for Tijuana's Paul Arriola, who netted the second goal in the 68th minute.
El Salvador's Andres Flores Jaco was issued a straight red card in the 79th minute and the U.S. cruised to the win.
The Americans will join Panama,...
Tottenham's newly acquired defender DeAndre Yedlin will join the United States national team in South America for Wednesday's friendlyagainst Chile.
A member of last year's American World Cup team, Yedlin transferred to Spurs this month from Major League Soccer's Seattle Sounders.
U.S. coach Jurgen Klinsmann has a 23-man roster for the match in Chile. Yedlin will meet up with 22 players who planned to travel to Santiago on Saturday from Carson, California, where the Americans have been training...
U.S. national team assistant Andreas Herzog will coach the Americans' under-23 squad that will attempt to qualify for the 2016 Olympics later this year, US Soccer announced on Friday.
"Andi brings a wealth of experience at the international level as a player and a coach," said US Soccer president Sunil Gulati in a statement. "He has developed a thorough understanding of our system, and we are confident that he is the right coach to accomplish our goal of reaching and succeeding in the Olympic Games."