Landon Donovan insists USMNT require more game-changing stars

United States legend Landon Donovan believes the current national team requires more players like Christian Pulisic and Clint Dempsey in order to make an impact at the global stage.


Last month, the USMNT struggled to find a breakthrough against a resolute Costa Rican backine, and it was left to 34-year-old Clint Dempsey to add the spark the team had been lacking.The USMNT eventually won the Gold Cup with a 2-1 scoreline over Jamaica in the final, but Donovan admits that the country lacks the presence of true game-changers in the form of Christian Pulisic and Dempsey himself.

MLS TRYING TO STRIKE A BALANCE WITH VAR

The Major League Soccer is planning to ensure a balance between making the right calls and avoiding unnecessary delays when Video Review is incorporated.

The NBA, NFL and NHL already use technology to assist referees so the MLS would not be any different. However, ensuring a smooth run of play would be prioritized in the MLS.

Clint Dempsey ties with Landon Donovan as USMNT's all-time Scorer

Seattle Sounders striker Clint Dempsey edged closer to breaking Landon Donovan's all-time record for USMNT after he scored in his country's 2-0 win over Costa Rica in the Gold Cup semi-final.


The former Fulham man tied Donovan's feat of 57 goals for USMNT yesterday, and he will now hope to eclipse this record when his nation take on Jamaica in the final to be held on Wednesday.

Landon Donovan discusses USA-Ghana rivalry

Former USA international Landon Donovan spoke of his nation's recent meetings with Ghana prior to their international friendly against the African nation earlier this month.


The USMNT and Ghana have met each other in each of the last three World Cup tournaments with the latter holding the better record.

Landon Donovan Praises Christian Pulisic following Trinidad & Tobago win

Landon Donovan was all smiles after Christian Pulisic put in a man of the match in the 2-0 defeat of Trinidad and Tobago in the World Cup qualifiers.


The former USA international bagged a vital brace in the key encounter which has put the USMNT in pole position to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

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