Who Should the United States against Panama?

Who Should the United States against Panama? Whatever Bruce Arena does, he should be sure not to change the attack-minded nature of the United States’ lineup that beat Honduras 6-0. Arena only used one defensive midfielder, Michael Bradley, as opposed to using a defensive midfielder and a box-to-box midfielder, and this allowed the United States […]

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The United States Routs Honduras with Attack-Heavy Lineup

The United States Routs Honduras with Attack-Heavy Lineup Bruce Arena fielded an attack-heavy U.S. Men’s National Team lineup with only one defensive midfielder, and it allowed the U.S. to destroy Honduras 6-0. Previous coaches of the United States, including Arena, were always reluctant to field lineups with multiple creative attacking players who could facilitate possession […]

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Who Should the United States Start against Honduras?

Who Should the United States Start against Honduras? The United States Men’s National Team faces Honduras in CONCACAF World Cup qualifying tomorrow, and coach Bruce Arena has several crucial lineup decisions to make. There’s a possibility that he’ll trot out a mediocre and lackluster lineup that won’t possess enough skill to impose its will on […]

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A Better Passing Midfield for Bruce Arena and the United States

A Better Passing Midfield for Bruce Arena and the United States There is still a big gap between the quality of passing that the United States displays and the better quality of passing that top national teams display. Bruce Arena has specifically mentioned better passing as something that the United States needs, and he does […]

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