Clint Dempsey scored on a fourth-minute header, added a pair of second-half goals for his first international hat trick, and the United States routed Cuba 6-0 on Saturday to reach its eighth straight CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal.
That guy who bit that other guy, what’s he up to?
You’ll notice the ratings for this World Cup are highest in the Northeast, where folks try rather hard to look most enlightened. And you may also notice by the time the U.S. team lost to Belgium, some of them had already jumped ship.
Dan Levy, the national lead writer for BleacherReport.com, joins Scott and Travis on the Scott Garceau Show with Jeremy Conn to talk about the aftermath of U.S. soccer’s loss in the World Cup.
Belgium defeated the U.S. 2-1 in full time and deflated the American hype and furor around our new favorite sport-of-the-moment. Although we won’t see the USMNT contend for the title, good times and camaraderie were had by all.
The stakes certainly are high enough. Belgium has not reached the quarterfinals since 1986 and the U.S. team has already exceeded expectations by emerging from a tough opening group and wants to ride that momentum.
The World Cup is still in motion and a lot of crazy things are happening in Brazil. Here are five things that you may have missed during the World Cup this past week.
The Americans were about to romp into the round of 16 at the World Cup, about to walk off with their first come-from-behind win at soccer’s showcase.
Ed and Ken talk about yesterday’s USA vs Portugal match.
Get to know more about United States men’s national soccer team member Clint Dempsey.
Don and Marty had “Coffee With” soccer superstar Clint Dempsey. Ron Matz welcomed the Towson University TigerTHON to “Manic Monday.”