Tim Howard returned to the starting eleven for Everton in their 2-1 win over Bournemouth at Goodison Park. Tom Cleverley scored for Everton in the 7th minute with Bournemouth equalizing two minutes later. Leyton Baines won the game in the 64th minute with an assist from Cleverley. "We started the game well with Tom Cleverley producing a very good finish but then we felt hard done by Bournemouth’s . . .
It was more of the same from USMNT players in Germany over the weekend, with Christian Pulisic and Alfredo Morales scoring in the Bundesliga. Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund shutout VfB Stuttgart 3-0 at Mercedes-Benz-Arena. Shinji Kagawa started the scoring in the 21st minute with Pulisic making it 2-0 Dortmund in the 45th. Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored Dortmund's third goal in the 56th minute. Roman . . .
Jose Torres and Ventura Alvarado both saw action in the first-leg of the 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League finals on Wednesday. Alvarado's Club America won 2-0 on the road at Tigres. Dario Benedetto put America up in the 49th and Osvaldo Martinez doubled the lead in stoppage time. Tigres led in shots 15 to 9 putting four on frame to America's two. Torres subbed out in the 70th minute. The series . . .
By J Hutcherson (Apr 14, 2016) US Soccer Players - In this Premier League season of surprises, it wasn't exactly shocking that Aston Villa ended up in relegation trouble. Tactically questionable over the last few seasons with a policy of selling impact players and not replacing them, the club was begging for problems at this level. Last season required a late show of skill from striker Christian . . .
Christian Pulisic scored his first goal for Borussia Dortmund, highlighting the weekend action for USMNT players in Europe and Mexico. Borussia Dortmund beat Hamburg 3-0 at Signal-Iduna-PArk. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 38th minute. Adrian Ramos scored in the 44th and 86th minutes. Roman Burki needed one save for the shutout. "We took a short corner and Mats' pass was perfect. I drilled it . . .
Danny Williams and Reading lost 2-1 to Middlesbrough on Tuesday. Boro took the lead at home in the 10th minute with Simon Cox equalizing for Reading in the 54th. Boro won the game in stoppage time. It should have been three points – we had a chance at the end where we should have scored, and they punished us at the other end," Reading manager Brian McDermott said. "We were 1-0 down after 10 . . .
We start the weekend roundup for USMNT players in Europe and Mexico with Bobby Wood scoring again in the 2.Bundesliga. At this point, it's safe to assume that if Union Berlin is playing, Wood is probably scoring. He bagged two goals in the 4-0 win at Paderborn on Friday night, opening the scoring in the 7th minute and finding the back of the net again in the 13th. Damir Kreilach made it 3-0 in the . . .
Jonathan Bornstein got the start for Queretaro in their 2015-16 CONCACAF Champions League second-leg against Tigres on Tuesday. The result didn't go Queretaro's way, losing 2-0 on the night and on aggregate at Estadio Universitario. Andre Pierre Gignac scored for Tigres in the 84th and 88th minutes. Both goals came after Tigres went a man down in the 71st. They advance to play Club America, who . . .
There was a meeting of USMNT players in the Premier League over the weekend, with Matt Miazga getting the start for Chelsea in their 4-0 shutout of Brad Guzan's Aston Villa. Ruben Loftus-Cheek put Chelsea up in the 26th minute at Villa Park. Pato converted a penalty in first-half stoppage time. Pedro finished off the Chelsea goals, scoring in the 46th and 59th minutes. Aston Villa is now nine . . .
The weekend results were mixed for USMNT players in Europe and Mexico. In the Premier League, it was good news for Geoff Cameron's Stoke City, but not for Aston Villa and Everton. Geoff Cameron and Stoke City beat Watford 2-1 at Vicarage Road. Jonathan Walters scored in the 18th minute and assisted on Joselu's goal in the 51st. Watford pulled a goal back in the 86th. "I thought we were good . . .