Two young sides clashed in a rivalry bout that took a while to heat up, and while the U.S. won on a Tyler Adams goal, the process leaves plenty of more questions regarding the progress over the last year.
Dave Sarachan has remained the U.S. men's national team's coach for perhaps longer than expected, and he's set to coach his first matches since the hiring of the general manager who will likely replace him.
Dave Sarachan has continued on in his role as interim U.S. manager, and as he's overseeing the next step of a youthful team's progression, his prime focus is with honing chemistry and ensuring everyone–no stars excluded–understands the demands of playing for the national team.
FIFA president Gianni Infantino discusses the 2026 World Cup and its format, the goals for the USA as a soccer country, if promotion and relegation belong here and the future of the Confederations Cup after a visit to Washington, D.C.
A number of U.S. veterans have not played for the national team since it failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup last October, but that doesn't necessarily mean their international careers are over with a series of friendlies on the horizon.
It may have only been the UEFA Super Cup, but Atletico Madrid's extra-time win over Real Madrid is early evidence that the reinforced Rojiblancos have every intention of being a player on multiple levels this season.