USA VS. POLAND SOCCER
USA's Carlos Bocanegra, (4), and Poland's Sebastian Mila, (10), go up to clear a ball during their international friendly at Soldier Field in Chicago, Il., July 11, 2004. The match ended in a 1-1 tie. (UPI Photo/Mark Cowan)
Herculez Gomez's game-clinching goal in the 72nd minute Friday sent the United States to a 3-1 win over Antigua and Barbuda in its World Cup qualifying opener.
Asamoah Gyan's goal early in overtime Saturday boosted Ghana to a 2-1 victory over the United States in a World Cup round of 16 match.
Chad Marshall of the Columbus Crew has been named Major League Soccer Defender of the Year for the second straight season, the league announced Thursday.
Landon Donovan set up two goals Wednesday and the United States stormed to a surprising 3-0 win over Poland in Krakow.
Carlos Bocanegra scored in the eighth minute Wednesday night as the United States neared a World Cup berth by defeating Panama, 3-0.
Landon Donovan won soccer's Player of the Year Award for the third time Thursday, becoming the first person to do so.
The best of Major League Soccer beat the Chivas Guadalajara of Mexico 3-1 Saturday in the 2003 All-Star Game.
The eighth annual MLS All-Star Game features a new format Saturday as the league's best players take on the Mexican club Chivas.
Diego converted a penalty in overtime Wednesday night as Brazil rallied for a 2-1 triumph over the United States in the CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinals.
The United States and Mexico battled to a 0-0 tie Thursday night before an overwhelmingly pro-Mexico sellout crowd of 69,582 at Reliant Stadium.