2015 Schedule

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2015 Schedule
2-6-10, 10th in FIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONMEBOL
Ale Moreno on his heartfelt moment with Josef Martinez (3:05)
Was Martinez's 28th goal the most impressive yet? (2:44)
Breaking down Josef Martinez's impact for Atlanta (4:26)
Enjoy watching Josef Martinez in MLS while you can (1:31)
From Russia with Love: Alejandro Moreno (0:28)
216dTim Vickery

Venezuela on the verge of historic breakthrough

Venezuela has invested a lot into football in the past decade without much reward. Now, thanks to Deportivo Lara, things are starting to change.

Kim Hee-Chul/EPA
434dTim Vickery

Venezuela and Uruguay show Chile the way

Competitive national teams have a lot to do with the work done at youth level. Venezuela and Uruguay are shining examples, but Chile need to learn.


Vargas will bring goals to Jets - Merrick

Venezuelan recruit Ronald Vargas will add attacking spark to help Newcastle Jets need to turn around their A-League fortunes says coach Ernie Merrick.

Lars Baron - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images
547dTim Vickery

Venezuela beaten but bar is set high

Venezuela's short recovery time for the U-20 final against England showed in their loss, but the South Americans' effort set the tone for the future.

Jeff Swinger-USA TODAY Sports
555dESPN staff

Pulisic scores in U.S. draw vs. Venezuela

Christian Pulisic scored as the United States drew 1-1 with Venezuela in a friendly warmup ahead of a pair of crucial World Cup qualifiers.

Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports
612dDoug McIntyre

U.S. to face Venezuela and Ghana - sources

The United States national team will play friendlies against Venezuela in early June and Ghana in July, multiple sources told ESPN FC.

USA Today
622dAssociated Press

Top scorer Martinez injured

Atlanta United forward Josef Martinez, who leads the MLS with five goals, will miss four to six weeks with a left quad injury.

Eitan Abramovich/AFP/Getty Images
627dESPN staff

CONMEBOL: Brazil extend lead atop table

A Paulinho hat trick helped Brazil to a 4-1 victory over Uruguay in a clash of the top two teams in CONMEBOL World Cup qualifying on Thursday.

Omar Vega/LatinContent/Getty Images
629dTim Vickery

Why 29 is the magic number in CONMEBOL

As ever, the level of competition in South America will ensure that the World Cup qualifying campaign will go all the way down to the wire.

Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images
648dTim Vickery

Venezuelan football on an upward curve

Venezuela football has seen a steady upward curve in the last decade with local clubs doing well and the top stars ply their trade in Europe.

669dTim Vickery

Brazil, Argentina U-20s fighting it out

Venezuela and Uruguay have done their part to book a spot at the U-20 World Cup but only one of Brazil or Argentina can join them.

676dESPN staff

Atlanta signs Venezuela's Martinez as DP

Atlanta United signed forward Josef Martinez on loan from Serie A side Torino on Thursday and made him the club's third designated player.

Photo by Edu Andrade/LatinContent/Getty Images
699dTim Vickery

World Cup changes impact South America

CONMEBOL qualifying is arguably as tough as it gets but teams are thoroughly prepared for the World Cup. Changing the format could be a hindrance.

RankingsFIFA World Cup Qualifying - CONMEBOL

Goal Difference-16
Goals Scored19
Goals Conceded35