Monday's soccer news starts with Arsenal not getting the ending they wanted to the 2016-17 Premier League season. Needing a win and help on the final match day, they handled their business with a 3-1 win over Everton at the Emirates Stadium. Unfortunately for their last ditch effort to qualify for the Champions League, so did Liverpool. A 3-0 shutout of Middlesbrough means its Liverpool finishing . . .
The USMNT needed a stoppage time equalizer to split the point with Ecuador in their Group F opener at the 2017 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The game kicked off at 5pm ET local time, 4am East Coast time. Ecuador took the early lead at Incheon Stadium with Herlin Lino scoring in the 5th minute. Bryan Cabezas doubling the lead two minutes later. The USMNT answered back with goals from Josh Sargent in the . . .
We start the USMNT players in Europe and Mexico roundup with the Bundesliga finishing off their season on Saturday. Christian Pulisic subbed on at halftime for Borussia Dortmund in their 4-3 win over Werder Bremen. Zlatko Junuzovic put Werder Bremen up on the road in the 7th minute. Marco Reus equalized for Dortmund in the 32nd with Pierre Aubameyang scoring in the 42nd. Fin Bartels equalized for . . .
After a run of Wednesday games, week 12 of the 2017 MLS season resumed on Friday. New York and Toronto drew 1-1 at Red Bull Arena. Bradley Wright-Phillips put New York up in the 38th minute with Benoit Cheyrou equalizing in the 70th. "Obviously, it’s positive we didn’t lose the game," Toronto forward Jozy Altidore said. "But I mean for myself I can do better and it sucks to miss in such a key . . .
It's the final day of the 2016-17 Premier League season on the weekend soccer TV schedule. All games are at the same time on Sunday, with the NBC family of networks providing blanket coverage. Saturday is the end of the 2016-17 Bundesliga season on Fox. Sunday has the conclusion of the Liga MX semifinals. The U-20 World Cup begins with the USMNT playing on Monday early in the morning East Coast . . .
Once again, it's Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho asking questions about the Premier League. This time, it's scheduling a game for Sunday when his team plays the Europa League final on Wednesday. Even though the Premier League wants all of the finales to at the same time, Mourinho certainly has a point. The Premier League isn't big on moving games to suit the midweek European schedule, a . . .
The Philadelphia Union is on a five-game undefeated streak with three wins in a row, enough to turnaround an MLS season by week 12. The Union was the poster child for troubled clubs early on, with predictions of a coaching change and questions over the scope of the team. Fair enough considering the results. Philadelphia didn't pick up a point until their fifth game. Now, the Union aren't just . . .
Week 12 of the 2017 MLS season had a busy Wednesday schedule that started with a win for Philadelphia. The Union shutout Houston 2-0 at Talen Energy Stadium. Fabrice-Jean Picault opened the scoring in the 17th minute with Illsinho adding a goal in the 38th. Andre Blake kept the clean sheet with four saves. "A very professional performance from the guys," Union coach Jim Curtin said. "I thought . . .
The 2017 US Open Cup Second Round added teams from the NASL and USL, but four amateur clubs made it through to the next round. That included unaffiliated amateur team Christos FC knocking out the Richmond Kickers. The Eric Wynalda coached LA Wolves also continued their run, knocking out Chula Vista FC. The Third Round is set for May 31. MLS teams join the competition in the Fourth Round. Second . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 17, 2017) US Soccer Players - Sunil Gulati won election as US Soccer Federation president for the first time in 2006 by unanimous vote, just a few months ahead of the USMNT’s underwhelming World Cup campaign in Germany. Gulati ran unopposed, a clear indication of his popularity and ability to drive a large support base after years of serving as an executive in . . .