The first part of the U.S. World Cup team arrived in Qatar early Friday.
Nine of the 26 players and staff were met by a piano playing “The Star-Spangled Banner" and people waving American flags when they walked into a Doha hotel following a flight from New York.
Tim Ream, Haji Wright, Joe Scally and Sean Johnson made the United States’ World Cup roster, while Zack Steffen, Paul Arriola, Jordan Pefok and Ricardo Pepi were among those cut.
NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. World Cup team is truly of the video generation. Players who received a FaceTime from coach Gregg Berhalter were headed to Qatar and those given audio calls missed the cut.
American goalkeeper Matt Turner was dressed and on the bench for Arsenal's 1-0 win at Chelsea on Sunday after missing three matches with an injured groin.
Turner did not dress for one Premier League and two Europa League games.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chelsea-bound goalkeeper Gaga Slonina is among nine players from eliminated teams in Major League Soccer invited to fitness training by the U.S. Soccer Federation ahead of the national team’s World Cup roster announcement on Nov.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Talles Magno's goal helped lead New York City FC to a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Sunday.
His goal in the 81st minute, assisted by Gabriel Pereira, put NYCFC (15-11-7) on top 2-1.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gabriel Pereira scored the tying goal in the 41st minute for New York City FC in a 1-1 draw with Cincinnati on Wednesday night.
Cincinnati took the lead in the 22nd minute on an own goal by Thiago Martins.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Djordje Petrovic stopped the eight shots he faced and the New England Revolution earned a 3-0 win over New York City FC on Sunday night.
The Revolution took an early lead when Jon Bell made it a 1-0 game in the 12th minute.
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Tesho Akindele scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to lead Orlando City to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday.
Júnior Urso took a pass from Facundo Torres and scored in the 7th minute to give Orlando City (11-10-6) an early lead.
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Gabriel Pereira and Santiago Rodríguez scored goals early in each half and New York City FC snapped a three-match losing streak with a 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Sunday.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo scored his first two goals of the season, including the match-winner in the 84th minute, and Inter Miami rallied to beat New York City FC 3-2 on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán polished off a brace with a goal in the 75th minute to spark the Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday.
An own-goal by Jonathan Mensah three minutes into the match gave NYCFC an early lead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Johnson delivered a three-save shutout while Maxi Moralez scored in New York City FC’s 2-0 win over Inter Miami on Saturday.
Moralez put NYCFC (12-4-5) ahead for good in the 12th minute with a left-footed shot from an extreme angle that beat goalkeeper Drake Callender.
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Valentin Castellanos scored a goal and Sean Johnson had four saves to lead New York City FC to a 1-0 victory Sunday over the New York Red Bulls.
Castellanos’ game-winner came in the 69th minute to seal the win for NYCFC (11-4-5).
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored a first-half goal and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Wednesday night.
Araujo dos Santos' fifth goal of the season came in the 29th minute with an assist from Santiago Rodríguez.
NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. national team regulars Paul Arriola, Jesús Ferreira, Aaron Long, Jordan Morris, DeAndre Yedlin and Walker Zimmerman were among 26 players picked Tuesday for Major League Soccer's All-Star Game.
NEW YORK (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored in the 86th minute to give Atlanta United a 2-2 draw on Sunday that extended New York City's Major League Soccer winless streak to four since Nick Cushing replaced Ronny Delia as coach.
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke’s goal lifted the Philadelphia Union to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday.
Burke’s game-winner came in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time to put the Union (7-1-8) ahead 2-1.
SAINT PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Alexander Callens scored in the 29th minute and Sean Johnson made it stand up to lead New York City FC to a 1-0 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday.
Santiago Rodríguez picked up an assist on Callens' goal for NYCFC (8-3-2).
CHICAGO (AP) — Manchester City's Zack Steffen will miss the United States' four World Cup prep matches next month for what the team said was family reasons, and he was replaced on the roster Friday by D.C.'s Sean Johnson.
NEW YORK (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored on a penalty kick in the 28th minute and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC defeated the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Sunday.
NYCF (7-3-2) at least temporarily moved two points ahead of the Philadelphia Union for the top spot in the Eastern Conference.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Callens and Valentín Castellanos scored first-half goals to propel New York City FC to a 2-0 victory over DC United on Wednesday.
Callens' goal came in the 6th minute to give NYCFC (6-3-2) an early lead.
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Johnson made three saves for New York City FC and Tim Melia had two saves for Sporting Kansas City in a 0-0 draw Saturday.
NYCFC (4-3-2) outshot Sporting KC (2-6-3) 11-6, with two shots on goal to three for Sporting KC.
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City FC broke a scoreless tie with a three-goal outburst late in the second half and Sean Johnson had three saves in a 3-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes in MLS action on Sunday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Gabriel Pereira’s goals were pivotal for New York City FC in a 5-4 win against Toronto on Sunday.
Pereira scored the game-winning goal in the 75th minute to put NYCFC (3-3-1) ahead 5-2.
NEW YORK (AP) — Valentin Castellanos became New York City FC's first player with a four-goal game, and Real Salt Lake was sent to its worst margin of defeat in a Major League Soccer match with a 6-0 rout Sunday.
American goalkeeper Zack Steffen dressed for Manchester City for the first time in more than a month.
The 26-year-old was on the bench for Monday night's Premier League match at Crystal Palace, his first time in uniform since Feb.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Thomas Hasal made four saves for his third career MLS shutout in the Vancouver Whitecaps' 0-0 tie with New York City FC on Saturday.
Hasal volleyed Thiago Andrade’s volley over the bar in the 89th minute.
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Goalkeeper Matt Turner will miss New England's second straight Major League Soccer game, leaving his status unclear for the United States' final three World Cup qualifiers.