Gregg Berhalter’s USMNT future will be decided next week

Gregg Berhalter’s time as the United States men’s national team coach could be coming to an end.

Fox Sports reported that the United States Soccer Federation sporting director Matt Crocker is expected to make a decision on Berhalter’s future by the middle of next week.

This comes following a Copa America run where the United States, hosting the prestigious tournament, couldn’t even make it out of group play despite entering competition ranked No. 11 in the world and No. 3 among teams competing in the tournament behind Argentina and Brazil.

That ranking comes with at least some dispute, though.

Gregg Berhalter’s future as the United States Men’s National Team head soccer coach will reportedly be decided next week. Getty Images

The United States only defeated Bolivia in group play and lost to Panama and Uruguay, which they needed to defeat to have a shot at advancing.

United States Soccer Federation sporting director Matt Crocker assured that the program would conduct “a comprehensive review of our performance in Copa América and how best to improve the team and results as we look towards the 2026 World Cup,” he wrote in a statement after the program was eliminated from Copa America.

He later added, “Our tournament performance fell short of our expectations … We must do better.”

Christian Pulisic reacts as he leaves the pitch after losing to Panama in Copa America. Getty Images

It was the first time the USMNT competed in Copa America since 2016, which they also hosted, but they finished in fourth place, tied for their best Copa finish ever.

This also comes a year after flopping at the less prestigious Gold Cup, which is contested between teams in CONCACAF only, excluding South American nations.

Tim Weah takes off his jersey after being sent off with a red card against Panama. Getty Images

The USMNT, which has won six of the last 11 Gold Cups going back to 2002, finished fourth in last year’s edition, tied for their lowest finish since 2000.

It was an event they also hosted, and they lost to Panama in San Diego in the semifinals.

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