The Men in Red concluded an unbeaten preseason with a 1-1 tie against Vancouver Whitecaps FC Saturday afternoon, thanks to a last-gasp equalizer from trialist Shahdon Winchester.
With two ties in as many games at the Simple Invitational, the Fire will wrap up preseason with a Saturday fixture against Vancouver Whitecaps FC.
In their second game in the Simple Invitational and first against MLS opposition this preseason, the Fire carved out another draw, this time at the hands of Caleb Porter's Portland Timbers.
8mThe United Stats' unlikely run to the Round of 16 ended Tuesday in a 2-1 loss to Belgium, despite the brilliant player of US goalkeeper Tim Howard.
8mLandon Donovan was left off the USMNT, but that doesn't mean he hasn't helped them. With words of wisdom given to LA Galaxy teammate Omar Gonzalez, Donovan is making a difference.
8mFor the first time since injuring his left hamstring in the World Cup opener against Ghana, Jozy Altidore has begun training on his own again. But the injured forward likely won't play vs. Belgium on July 1.
8mUSMNT midfielder Jermaine Jones suffered a broken nose in Thursday's loss to Germany, but is still expected to play in the Round of 16 against Belgium on Tuesday in Salvador.
8mThe USMNT lost to Germany 1-0 in their final match of the group stage on Thursday, but thanks to Portugal's 2-1 victory over Ghana, the United States has advanced through to the Round of 16.
8mFIFA announced on Thursday morning that Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has been given a nine-game ban and a four month suspension for biting Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini during Tuesday's Group D match.
8mUnited States forward Jozy Altidore will miss the team's game against Germany on Thursday due to a strained left hamstring.