Subscribe to the Newsletter

So You're Saying The U.S. Has A Chance?

The USMNT finish Group G against European powerhouse Germany. What lineup do Jesse Marsch and Matt Doyle expect? How will Jurgen Klinsmann change his tactics? And who do the experts pick to advance?


-

See also:

"Can two defensively suspect teams settle on a needed draw?" the Washington Post wonders.

"If Team USA and Germany simply equal each other's goal tallies, both sides will go through to the knockout rounds. In most cases, it would be expected that the two sides should line up in highly defensive formations and show little adventure, committing only the minimum number of men to any attack. If both sides play defensively, the draw will come regardless of any conspiracy.

"The problem is, neither side is built to play the sort of boring, unadventurous soccer such a fixture requires."

*

Get ready for a nail-biter, says Time.

*

Mashable's ultimate preview.

-

Comments welcome.

More from Beachwood Sports »
The White Sox Report

Get Manny!

Given all the factors, if the Sox don't land Machado, they simply just don't have the glamour and pizzazz to attract a player of his caliber.

Continue reading "Get Manny!" »

Posted on Jan 14, 2019

SportsMonday: Parkey & Pace

Like his kicker, the Bears GM has been the most hit-and-miss at his job that we've ever seen in these parts.

Continue reading "SportsMonday: Parkey & Pace" »

Posted on Jan 14, 2019

Breaking Beachwood Sports Feed!