U.S. men´s National Team powers past Panama 4-0

Altidore, Brace, Pulisic and Wood strikes hand USA crucial World Cup Qualifying win; MNT moves into Third Place in final round World Cup Qualifying Standings; U.S. looks to clinch World Cup berth Tuesday at Trinidad & Tobago.

Source: U.S. Soccer Communications / Photo: Jorge O. Martínez /

ORLANDO (Oct. 6, 2017) - The U.S. Men's National Team attacked from the first whistle and utilized a first-half brace from Jozy Altidore as well as well-crafted strikes from Christian Pulisic and Bobby Wood  of 25,303 at Orlando City Stadium. With the victory, the USA (3-3-3; 10 pts.) jumps over Panama and into third place in CONCACAF's Final Round of qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup heading into its Matchday 10 visit to Trinidad & Tobago on Tuesday.

Martinez Leading the Way for Panamanians in MLS

Martinez, Crew

By: Gary L. Moody Jr. | Photo: Ric Kruszynski / ISNSoccer

 While American soccer fans are focused on the match WCQ USA vs. Panama match in World Cup qualifying, one of Panama’s top young talents is already plying his trade in MLS with Columbus Crew SC.  Cristian Martinez, a talented midfielder from El Chorrillo, Panama City, is one of just nine current Panamanian players competing in MLS.  While Martinez may not have the notoriety of past Panamanian stars like Jaime Penedo, Blas Pérez, and Luis Tejeda right now, he is indeed a star in the making.  The 20-year-old is just waiting for his opportunity.  

Martinez has been impressive in eight regular season appearances (one start) with Crew SC this season.  He also made a start for FC Cincinnati while on loan in addition to providing a game-winning assist for Ola Kamara in a friendly between Crew SC and Eintracht Frankfurt.  

U.S. men´s National Team looks to take giant step toward 2018 World Cup

MNT hosts Panama on matchday 9 of 2018 FIFA World Cup Final Round Qualifying, on Friday, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. ET. 

Source: U.S. Soccer Communications / Photo: Jorge O. Martínez /

CHICAGO (Oct. 5, 2017) - The U.S. Men's National Team looks to take a big step towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup when it hosts Panama in Final Round Qualifying for the 2018 FIFA World Cup on Friday, Oct. 6. Coverage of USA-Panama, presented by Volpi Foods, kicks off from Orlando City Stadium in Orlando, Fla., at 7 p.m. ET on ESPN2, Univision and UDN. Follow the game live on  and Twitter at  and.

Bruce Arena convoca jugadores para partidos cruciales

USA-Panamá se juega el 6 de octubre en Orlando; La U.S. MNT cierra el Hexagonal de visitante en Trinidad y Tobago el 10 de octubre.

Fuente: U.S. Soccer Communications / Foto: Jorge O. Martínez /

CHICAGO (1 de octubre, 2017) -- El director técnico de la Selección Masculina de Estados Unidos Bruce Arena  a entrenar antes de los importantes partidos de eliminatoria mundialista de Estados Unidos ante Panamá y Trinidad y Tobago.

Arena calls 26 players for decisive match against Panama

USA-Panama Kicks Off Matchday 9 on Oct. 6 in Orlando; MNT Closes out the Hex at Trinidad & Tobago on Oct. 10

Source: U.S. Soccer Communications / Photo: Jorge O. Martínez /

CHICAGO (Oct. 1, 2017) - U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bruce Arena has called 26 players into training camp in advance of and Trinidad & Tobago.

El Águila se complica en Liga CONCACAF

Quedó en evidencia la falta de idea de juego del plantel aguilucho ante un equipo panameño sólido físicamente.

Texto y foto: Orestes Membreño /

El C.D. Águila de El Salvador dio un paso atrás en sus aspiraciones de mantenerse con vida en la Liga de CONCACAF al caer como local por 2-0 ante el Deportivo Árabe Unido de Panma, en partido realizadp el 16 de agosto en el estadio Cuscatlán.