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Has Alphonso Davies passed Christian Pulisic, Raul Jimenez as CONCACAF's best player?

Christian Pulisic of the U.S. and Mexico's Raul Jimenez have established themselves in Europe's top leagues, but the form of Bayern Munich's Alphonso Davies has seen the Canadian international garner increasing attention. Does he belong in the conversation among the leading overseas CONCACAF stars? Indeed, is he already No. 1? We asked ESPN writers Arch Bell (@ArchBell) and Tom Marshall (@mexicoworldcup).

Alphonso Davies' form this season has seen him emerge as a top talent. Arch, what's his deal?


Mexico fan group backs ban of anti-gay chant

U.S.-based Mexico fan group Pancho Villas' Army has inserted a "no goalkeeper chant" clause into the group's membership and made abstaining from shouting the anti-gay chant a condition for buying tickets for games in their section, in a bid to help put an end to the chant often heard in stadiums when the Mexico national team plays.

A section of El Tri fans regularly shout an anti-gay slur as the opposition goalkeeper runs up to take his goal-kick and the federation has been fined on multiple occasions...

USMNT way-too-early look at 2022: Pulisic, Adams vital to future, but lack of depth remains a serious issue

The conclusion of the Gold Cup brought about mixed emotions for the U.S. men's national team. There was disappointment at the 1-0 final defeat to archrival Mexico, especially given the fact that the tournament hosts squandered several wide-open scoring chances.

By the end of the game, El Tri's talent advantage carried the day, but in the context of the entire competition, there was a modicum of satisfaction that a foundation had been laid. Relationships have begun to be established and there...

'Tata' on Mexico's Gold Cup win: We'll improve

CHICAGO -- Gerardo "Tata" Martino's Mexico defeated the United States 1-0 on Sunday to lift the Gold Cup and the coach is adamant that there is still much work to do for El Tri

A second-half goal from Jonathan dos Santos was enough to seal Mexico's eighth Gold Cup, but Martino believes his project with Mexico is still in its infancy.

"We still not there, we need more time together, more time working and training, but we're on the right path," said Martino. "Nothing would've changed that with...

On a day filled with soccer heroics, U.S. women made biggest statement

Sunday brought a glorious menagerie of top-tier international soccer to fans around the world, and it was fitting that the victory by the United States in the Women's World Cup final -- the most significant, most meaningful, most important of the day's matches -- came first.

The day later featured a cathartic Copa America triumph for the Brazilian men and a Mexico-U.S. showdown at the Gold Cup, but those two matches failed to reach the impeccable standard that was witnessed at the women's final...