The USMNT has three games on the June 2017 schedule, a friendly and two World Cup qualifiers. The USMNT plays Venezuela on June 3 at Rio Tinto Stadium (10pm ET - FS1) in an international friendly. The USMNT returns to World Cup qualifying on June 9 at Dick's Sporting Goods Park against Trinidad & Tobago (7:50pm - FS1) and is away to Mexico on June 13 (8:30pm - FS1). USMNT camp begins on May 28 . . .
Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund broke a winless streak at the DFB Pokal final, beating Timmy Chandler's Eintracht Frankfurt 2-1. Ousmane Dembele put Dortmund up in the 8th minute with Ante Rebic equalizing in the 29th. Coming on at halftime, Pulisic started the sequence that led to a penalty, converted by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang in the 67th. Chandler subbed out in the 72nd minute. The . . .
The USMNT won Group F at the U-20 World Cup, finishing off group play with a 1-1 draw with Saudi Arabia. The USMNT advances to play New Zealand in the round of 16 on June 1 (7am ET - FS1). In the other Group F finale, Senegal and Ecuador drew 0-0. Brooks Lennon put the USMNT up in the 40th minute. The USMNT played a man down with a second yellow card to Cameron Carter-Vickers. Abdulelah Almari . . .
It's the FA Cup final on the weekend soccer TV schedule with Arsenal playing Chelsea on Saturday. The FA Cup final gets national TV coverage on Fox along with the Seattle vs Portland MLS game. Also on the schedule, the Scottish Cup final, the DFB Pokal final, the Copa del Rey final, the French Cup final, and the Portuguese Cup final. On Monday, Danny Williams and Reading play for a spot in the . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the scores. The Liga MX Clausura final opened with Tigres coming back against Chivas to draw 2-2. Tigres fell behind at home to an Alan Pulido goal in the 23rd minute. Rodolfo Pizarro doubled Chivas's lead in the 42nd. Andre Pierre Gignac scored for Tigres in the 85th and equalized three minutes later. There's no away goals rule in the final series, so the . . .
Not too long ago, there was a push to add some kind of meaning to the Europa League. On the surface, it was easy to dismiss the tournament as close to irrelevant. Winning meant lifting a trophy, sure, but few confused that with an overwhelmingly successful season. The Europa League was what it was, Europe's second-tier competition. Then UEFA decided to add a Champions League place for the . . .
A Josh Sargent goal was the difference in three points for the USMNT at the FIFA U-20 World Cup. Sargent scored in the 34th minute for the 1-0 win over Senegal in Group F. Jonathan Klinsmann picked up the shutout for the Americans. The USMNT now leads Group F with four points to Senegal's three. In the other Group F game, Saudi Arabia beat Ecuador 2-1. Abdulrahman Al-Yami scored for Saudi Arabia . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (May 24, 2017) US Soccer Players - There is no greater club in Mexico than Club Deportivo Guadalajara, known more commonly as Chivas. At least, that’s what their supporters say. Chivas indeed have a storied history. Famous for their red-and-white striped jerseys, Chivas is the only team in Mexico to use only Mexican-born players and, more recently, players of Mexican . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 24, 2017) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer faces a myriad of challenges if it is going to reach its self-stated goal of becoming one of the top leagues in the world anytime soon. Without thinking too hard, things like television ratings and national relevance stand out as problems that have no easy solutions but are crucial to any progress. Things . . .
The 2016-17 Europa final (2:45pm ET - FS1) tells its own story. Once a super club vs still a super club, even if Manchester United needs the Europa League title to qualify for the Champions League. Somehow, Ajax only spending to realistically compete at Eredivisie level has turned into a story of youth and forced decisions. Maybe, but it's also a club choosing to sell and using every available . . .