The US Men's National team is in trouble.
The team was already in a hole entering this week's World Cup qualifying slate due to an embarrassing 2-1 loss to Honduras in February - a result that leaves them last in their Hexagonal - but that could easily have been overcome with results against Costa Rica tonight and against arch-rivals Mexico Tuesday night in Mexico City.
But then came an explosive report by the Sporting News , where 11 players anonymously took shots at coach Jurgen Klinsmann, his staff, his methods (or lack thereof, in their opinion), and some of their teammates - most notably the German-American contingent like Jermaine Jones, a midfielder who is expected to start tonight.
In a game that has been described by Klinsmann as a "must win" now mere hours away, how can a group of players trust one another?
Ask any coach or manager of a championship-winning team how they achieved their goal, and chemistry is bound to be one of the most cited factors. ...