USMNT players Aaron Long, Gyasi Zardes and Paul Arriola spoke after their Trinidad and Tobago victory as their eyes are firmly fixed on their next opponent, Panama.
USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter explains how his team went from underperforming in pre-tournament friendlies to scoring ten goals in their first two Gold Cup matches.
Momentum, confidence, sharpness, cohesiveness; these are chemical-like traits for a team, and they are as desirable as they are difficult to quantify.
Yet it’s clear that in the wake of the 6-0 thrashing administered by the United States in Saturday’s Gold Cup match against Trinidad and Tobago, these qualities are now at their peak for the U.S., at least in terms of the Gregg Berhalter era. The Americans’ spot in the quarterfinals is also assured. This makes the U.S. manager’s approach in Wednesday’s…