PASADENA, Calif. -- Jamaica goalkeeper Andre Blake hailed his team's 1-0 Gold Cup victory over Mexico as one of the best results in the Reggae Boyz recent history and is confident his side can pull off an upset in the final against the United States.
A late free kick from Kemar Lawrence sealed the famous win for Jamaica in front of a Mexico-majority crowd in the Rose Bowl, with El Tri dominating possession, but Jamaica remaining dangerous on the counter.
"Since the 1998 World Cup, this is one of...
Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco was named to the MLS Best XI on Monday after being controversially left out of the MVP finalists last month.
The Italian playmaker provided 17 goals and 15 assists but the three finalists for the top individual award -- to be announced on Tuesday -- were Sacha Kljestan, David Villa and Bradley Wright-Phillips, all of whom were also named to the Best XI.
Giovinco was the only player from MLS Cup finalists Toronto FC and the Seattle Sounders who were named...
Andre Blake of the Philadelphia Union was named Major League Soccer's Goalkeeper of the Year on Thursday.
With an average of 24 percent of the vote, Blake, 25, beat out the New York Red Bulls' Luis Robles (14 percent) and the Colorado Rapids' Tim Howard (13 percent).
Blake was the No. 1 pick in the MLS SuperDraft in 2014 but only won the starting job this season.
He started 32 games and helped the Union reach the playoffs while securing six clean sheets.
Blake also became Jamaica's...