Monday's soccer news starts with the USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, and Brazil roundup where Jordan Pefok subbed out in the 67th minute of Union Berlin's 2-0 home win over Paxten Aaronson's Eintracht in the Bundesliga. Aaronson subbed on in the 83rd minute. Rani Khedira put Union Berlin up in the 53rd and Kevin Behrens scored in the 75th minute. "Apart from our finishing, everything went . . .
MLS Week 4: Atlanta wins 5-1, Montreal beats Philadelphia
MLS week 4 opened with Seattle and LAFC drawing 0-0 at Lumen Field with the Sounders putting four shots on goal to LAFC's three. “Little bit of a mixed bag there," Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer said. "I think that we gave up some chances there at the end. I don’t know what the expected goals are but they had a lot of clear chances because we were trying to find a goal at that end of the . . .
Union Berlin and Arsenal exit Europa League, AZ advances in Europa Conference
Friday's soccer news starts in the second-legs of the Europa League round of 16 games where Jordan Pefok subbed on in the 56th minute of Union Berlin's 3-0 loss at Union St-Gilloise, exiting 6-3 on aggregate. Union St-Giolloise opened the scoring on the night in the 18th minute, scoring again in the 63rd. Union Berlin went a man down in the 80th with a red card to Janik Haberer. Union St-Gilloise . . .
Five topics to watch for heading into the USMNT March 2023 window
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 16, 2023) US Soccer Players - The USMNT seeks to take the next steps towards defending its Concacaf Nations League title next week as it returns to full competitive action for the first time since the World Cup. The roster announced by interim coach Anthony Hudson on Wednesday will begin gathering on Sunday in Orlando. The group will train in central Florida . . .
LAFC and Vancouver advance in CCL, Eintracht exits Champions League, goal for Dike
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the Concacaf Champions League with LAFC advancing to the quarterfinals 4-2 on aggregate over Alajuelense after losing the second-leg 2-1 at home. Alajuelense took the lead on the night from an 8th minute penalty, making it 2-0 in the 51st. LAFC's Carlos Vela pulled a goal back in the 81st minute. "We are happy to be around further in the competition, which was . . .
LAFC puts the focus on player development with Red&Gold Football
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 15, 2023) US Soccer Players - While not everything about Southern California is perfect, for the most part, there are reasons it's high on the list of America's most desirable places to live. That's extra true if playing soccer is your particular professional vocation. The weather, the lifestyle, and the potential to leverage the area's status as a pop culture . . .
24 players called into 2023 USMNT March camp
USMNT coach Anthony Hudson will work with a squad of 24 USMNT players in advance of the March Nations League games at Grenada on March 24 and against El Salvador in Orlando on March 27. The USMNT will train in Orlando prior to the trip to Grenada. "We had an incredibly young team last cycle that was growing all the time," USMNT coach Anthony Hudson said. "We won the Nations League and the Gold . . .
Philadelphia advances in the CCL, Championship win for Middlesbrough
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the Concacaf Champions League, where Philadelphia advanced 4-0 on the night and by the same score on aggregate over Alianza. Playing a man up from the 40th minute, the Union's Damion Lowe scored a minute into stoppage time at Subaru Park. Daniel Gazdag converted a 62nd minute penalty and Andres Perea added goals in the 81st and 84th minutes. Philadelphia . . .
MLS tactics early in the 2023 season
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Mar 13, 2023) US Soccer Players – If there's a common trend when looking at MLS clubs finding success early in the 2023 season, it could be the two tactical formations already standing out. The 4-3-3 and 4-2-3-1 have proven to be part of the formula in both conferences so far. It is obviously very early, in addition to the small sample size. Formations are largely . . .
Loss for Gladbach, draw for Borussia Dortmund in the Bundesliga, goal for Carter-Vickers
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, and Brazil starts in the Bundesliga, where Joe Scally's Gladbach lost 3-0 at RB Leipzig. Gladbach fell behind to a 58th minute goal with Leipzig adding a 71st minute penalty and a third goal in the 80th. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 80th minute of Borussia Dortmund's 2-2 draw at Schalke. Nico Schlotterbeck put Dortmund up in the 38th with Schalke . . .