Despite Pregame Chatter, US Played Scared Against Argentina

Tweet Kyle Bonn The United States came into their Copa America semifinal against Argentina with a strong mindset, a belief they could complete a task many thought impossible. They spoke plenty in the lead-up to the match about how they weren’t afraid, they were ready, and they were going to play their game on their…

USA vs. Ecuador: A Manageable Quarterfinal in Seattle: The TYAC Preview

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon and Jon Levy Following the opening match of the Copa América Centenario, a 2-0 American defeat to Colombia in Santa Clara, California, it was reasonable to ask questions about whether the Yanks would advance to the quarterfinals out of Group A. Winning the group seemed out of the question. Nine furious…

Copa América 2016: USA vs. Paraguay: The TYAC Preview

Tweet   Jon Levy and Roberto Rojas Following a lopsided victory over rival Costa Rica, the US enter Philadelphia needing only a draw to secure passage into the Copa América quarterfinals. Winning the group isn’t entirely out of the question for the Yanks either. A win by the United States coupled with a Colombia loss to…

Colombia 2, United States 0: TYAC Analysis

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon The United States lost 2-0 to Colombia Friday night in the opening match of the Copa America Centenario at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California. The defeat puts the US in a precarious position as they head to Chicago for Tuesday night’s match at Soldier Field against another 2014 World Cup…

US Avenge Guatemala Loss in Ohio, Avert Qualifying Disaster

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon The United States, facing an extremely difficult path to World Cup qualification with a loss, routed Guatemala 4-0 in Columbus Tuesday night. The win, which extended an eleven game American unbeaten streak in Columbus, helped the Yanks reclaim control of second place in their qualifying group, one point and now a staggering…

USA Face Confident Trinidad and Tobago in Port of Spain: The TYAC Preview

Tweet Neil W. Blackmon and Jon Levy Introduction by Neil W. Blackmon The US began World Cup qualifying on a high note Friday night in St. Louis with a convincing 6-1 win over Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The match wasn’t without tension, particularly after Oalex Anderson, a part-time fisherman who also plays in the…

Whiney Limey: Turn Again, Yedlin

Tweet Editor’s Note: Once again, we’re thrilled that Guy Bailey will write columns for The Yanks Are Coming throughout the Barclay’s Premier League season. In those columns, he’ll discuss  the happenings overseas in the world’s most popular sports league, as well as The Championship, where many Americans ply their trade. Guy offers a unique perspective on the league as a Brit…