U.S. Men’s Soccer Team Misses Out on World Cup for First Time Since 1986

The U.S. needed only a tie in their final game in order to qualify, but lost 2-1 to low-ranked Trinidad and Tobago.

  • Published 11 October 2017

Twenty-eight years after the United States ended a four-decade World Cup absence with a stunning victory at Trinidad, the Americans' chances for the 2018 tournament in Russia ended on this island nation off the coast of Venezuela in even more astonishing fashion. Needing only a tie and confident of victory against the world's 99th-ranked team, the U.S. was eliminated from World Cup contention Tuesday night with a 2-1 loss to Trinidad and Tobago that ended… Read at AP News