Former U.S. national team head coach Bruce Arena has called the Confederations Cup "somewhat useless" ahead of the United States' CONCACAF playoff match against Mexico on Saturday in Pasadena.
The winner of Saturday's game will travel to Russia to take part in next summer's Confederations Cup, which is regarded as a dress rehearsal for the 2018 World Cup host nation.
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While he believes the logistics aspect of the tournament has importance, Arena says the event, as a competition, doesn't have much...