The result opened the door for Panama and Honduras to advance towards World Cup qualification from CONCACAF - North and Central America's football confederation.
And among other gloomy initial reactions, Wall Street Journal Europe Sports Editor Joshua Robinson wrote that the failure to qualify is "a disaster for the growth of the game domestically, and for the U.S. broadcaster 21st Century Fox".
The U.S. defense, which has taken much of the blame for the team's poor performances, had another sloppy night.
The loss immediately touched off criticisms and calls for changes in the U.S. Soccer system. The score finished 1-1.
"As a whole, U.S. soccer is just not prepared", Twellman said.
"We can't beat Trinidad", Twellman said, before asking, "What are we doing?".
In a series of excited tweets, he shared a picture of himself signing the degree, adding "You deserve it". There are some entrenched interests in American soccer. And that's the kind of moment we could really use right now. But that's not going to happen. "It just depends on whether somebody can pull those strings together".
USA have 21 days to appeal against Panama's 'ghost goal' with the Court of Arbitration for Sport handling scenarios when sides or individuals believe they have been wronged. He added: "The players have got to be good enough, too".
MARCH 28, 2017: Four days after a 6-0 rout of Honduras at San Jose, California, in the first competitive match of Arena's return, Clint Dempsey's 39th-minute goal gave the U.S. the lead at Panama City. "So, 30 bars in the West Michigan area that's $270,000".
A year of defensive breakdowns under two coaching staffs did in the U.S., which finished with three wins, three losses and four ties.
Those on the pitch used every possible opportunity to waste away a few precious seconds to deny Costa Rica a chance of an equaliser. and those standing off the pitch also played their part, too. But the governing body is the ultimate organizer of the games and in charge of whittling 210 teams into 31 finalists, all of whom will benefit from technology in Russia.
U.S. men's games in the World Cup had become events. The game ended 1-1.
Panama scored an equalizer that never crossed the line. Here are a few reasons why the US missed the boat to Russia. "It's one that will haunt me forever".
Panamanians celebrated long into the night after the victory. "We should have walked off this field with at least a point".
Only a month ago, the Soca Warriors had endured their own mix of mortification and sadness over missing out on the World Cup. So what went wrong? I've been pulling my hair out all year.
FC Dallas will be an excellent case study for USSF, because the academy model is going to be key to changing the shortfall of experience.