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June 11, 2016 |
Clutching his head in his hands, Edinson Cavani doubled over in front of the goal in the 89th minute. The Uruguay forward had just watched his shot veer right of the goal and with it likely La Celeste's hope of advancing out of the Copa America Centenario's group stage. With star striker Luis Suarez sidelined by an injury, Uruguay looked lost in its 1-0 defeat, unable to capitalize on opportunities to get on the scoreboard and incapable of overpowering a Venezuela team that entered the tournament as a considerable underdog.
June 10, 2016 |
Copa America Centenario Group Stage, Thursday, 7:30 p.m. at Lincoln Financial Field. TV: FS1 Streaming: Fox: FoxSports.com/Go Univision: Univision.com/Deportes How they will play it Venezuela: Venezuela beat Jamaica, 1-0, to open Group C play earlier this week in Chicago. The goal came courtesy of an interception by defender Rolf Feltscher and a strike by forward Josef Martinez. . . . Standout forward Salomon Rondon has scored 10 goals so far this season and has proven himself poised under pressure.
June 10, 2016 |
Uruguay head coach Oscar Tabarez spoke bluntly Wednesday about the health of star striker Luis Suarez, who has been recovering from a hamstring injury he suffered last month. "He still hasn't finished his rehab," Tabarez said through an interpreter, "and until that happens he won't be used on the team. " Tabarez said he wanted the Barcelona standout to be healthy for World Cup qualifiers. Venezuela coach Rafael Dudamel said he had anticipated Suarez would play, but either way, the game would be a challenge.
June 9, 2016 |
Luis Suarez joked around with teammates at the beginning of Uruguay's training session late Tuesday afternoon at the University of Pennsylvania and moved freely and fluidly. While the 15 minutes open to reporters before the true training began wasn't much, Uruguay fans looked for any positive news about the Barcelona star. Seeing Suarez move well, albeit in short bursts, could be the first step in the good news department. The speculation will continue as to whether Suarez will play in Uruguay's second Copa America Group C game, 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at Lincoln Financial Field against Venezuela.
June 8, 2016 |
Boosted by Sunday's opening 1-0 Copa America win over Jamaica in Chicago, Venezuela's soccer team came to Philadelphia a confident group. On Thursday, Venezuela will face Uruguay in the second Group C game for both teams. The match at Lincoln Financial Field begins at 7:30 p.m. Uruguay opened with a 3-1 loss to Mexico in Glendale, Ariz. Uruguay worked out in Arizona before flying to Philadelphia. Venezuela trained Monday night at the practice facility of the Union at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester.
January 24, 2016
Answer: Panama. The Central American country, which sits on an isthmus between North and South America, is at about 9 degrees north latitude.
September 1, 2015 |
In its biggest match before the World Cup, the U.S. men's national rugby team battled Harlequins early but didn't have enough late, falling, 24-19, in front of 6,364 fans at PPL Park. The Eagles, who must whittle their roster this week in preparation for the World Cup, were tied, 14-14, in the second half. But Harlequins, a top-tier English club still in its preseason, got a try from Luke Wallace with a little more than 10 minutes to play that put Harlequins ahead for good. On a positive note, the United States led, 11-0, when the top players were in the game.
October 14, 2012 |
ST. JOHN'S, Antigua - In his first game back with the U.S. national team, Eddie Johnson scored twice on Friday night, including the winning goal in second-half injury time, to lift the United States to the verge of advancing in World Cup qualifying with a nervous, 2-1 road win in the rain over Antigua and Barbuda. Johnson connected on headers in the 20th minute and then in the dying moments in his first game for the U.S. team in two years. He was added to the squad by coach Jurgen Klinsmann, ostensibly replacing the disappointing Jozy Altidore.
July 27, 2012
U.S. women vs. Colombia Noon Saturday (NBC Sports Network; NBC Olympic Soccer Channel; NBCOlympics.com) After an impressive, 4-2 win over France in their first group stage game, the U.S. women face a Colombia team that they beat, 3-0, at last year's World Cup. With starting central midfielder Shannon Boxx fighting a hamstring injury, Delran native Carli Lloyd could play a significant role helping star forwards Abby Wambach and Alex Morgan....