A closely contested first-half turned into a rout for the USMNT, advancing to the quarterfinals of the U-17 World Cup. The USMNT beat Paraguay 5-0 at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Dehli. They now await the winner of tomorrow's England vs Japan game. Tim Weah opened the scoring for the USMNT in the 19th minute. Weah doubled the lead in the 53rd. Andrew Carleton made it 3-0 for the USMNT in the . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the MLS table. Major League Soccer's normally unbalanced schedule is now locked in at 33 games played across both conferences with one game left in the 2017 regular season. In the Eastern Conference, 1st-place and 3rd-place are called for. Toronto has the top spot a dozen points ahead of 2nd-place. The Red Bulls take 6th five points ahead of 7th-place and six . . .
It was a full schedule in Major League Soccer in week 32. The games started with Chicago's 3-2 win over Philadelphia at Toyota Park. Nemanja Nikolic opened the scoring in the 3rd minute with the Union equalizing through an own-goal in the 6th. Alejandro Bedoya put Philadelphia up in the 13th. Mikolic equalized from the penalty spot in the 64th and scored again in the 78th. "I think the whole . . .
In the Bundesliga, Bobby Wood subbed out in the 79th minute for Hamburg's 3-2 loss at Mainz. Trailing from the 2nd minute, Walace equalized for Hannover in the 9th. Mainz went ahead in the 52nd and scored again in the 58th. Sejad Salihovic pulled a goal back for Hannover two minutes into stoppage time. Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt won 2-1 at Hannover. Sebastian Haller put Eintracht up in . . .
USMNT coach Bruce Arena announced on Friday that he is stepping down following the World Cup qualifying exit at Trinidad & Tobago. Arena was brought in as Jurgen Klinsmann's replacement to qualify the team for the 2018 World Cup. Instead, the USMNT finished in 5th-place and will miss the tournament. Bruce Arena statement on resigning as USMNT coach It is the greatest privilege for any coach . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the USMNT finishing in 3rd-place in Group A at the U-17 World Cup and drawing Paraguay in the Round of 16. That game is set for Monday in New Dehli. A point for the USMNT against Colombia would have won Group A, but there's an argument that depending on how Group D finishes this is a good matchup. On paper, it's better than Colombia finishing in 2nd-place and . . .
The USMNT finished Group A play in 3rd-place following a 3-1 loss to Colombia at the U-17 World Cup. With Ghana, Colombia, and the USMNT tied on points at six, Ghana won the group on the goal difference tiebreaker. Colombia took 2nd-place on the fourth tiebreaker, points obtained in the group matches between the tied teams. The USMNT will play either Group B winner Paraguay or the winner of Group . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with MLS action. Houston came back to beat Sporting KC 2-1 at BBVA Compass Stadium. Jimmy Medranda put Sporting up in the 33rd minute. Tomas Martinez equalized for Houston in the 63rd with an own-goal proving the difference in the 77th. "The game had a playoff feel," Houston midfielder Ricardo Clark said. "It was all about fighting. We went down a goal; credit to . . .
UEFA announced the makeup of their four leagues that will compete in the new Nations League. Europe is dropping most of their friendly dates in favor of a promotions and relegation format that features a playoff for the title. The new Nations League begins on September 6, 2018. Why Now? Club vs country in Europe is an ongoing negotiation. UEFA runs the most lucrative club competition in world . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Oct 11, 2017) US Soccer Players - With World Cup qualifying now complete for Mexico, the attention will soon focus on the future. The World Cup draw, tune-ups against European foes before and after FIFA draws teams into groups. The endless debate on what the 23-man roster for Russia should look like. Before the dust completely settles from the Hexagonal though, it . . .