Friday's soccer news starts with Columbus getting the biggest win to open the Concacaf Champions League round of 16. The Crew shutout Real Esteli 4-0 on the road in Managua, Nicaragua. Gyasi Zardes put Columbus up in the 19th minute with Jonathan Mensah doubling the lead in the 25th. Zardes scored again in the 33rd with Pedro Santos converting a penalty a minute into first-half stoppage time. Crew . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts in the Champions League. Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 65th minute of Chelsea's 2-0 win at Porto in Sevilla. Mason Mount scored in the 32nd minute and Ben Chiwell added another away goal in the 85th. Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made five saves to keep the clean sheet. "The result is excellent for us," Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel said. "It was a tough . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the first-round of the Champions League quarterfinals. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 63rd minute of Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 loss at Manchester City. Kevin De Bruyne scored for City in the 19th minute with Dortmund's Marco Reus equalizing in the 84th. Phil Foden gave City the opening-leg lead in the 90th minute. Zack Steffen was on the bench for Manchester . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Daryl Dike making the difference in Barnsley's 2-1 win at Luton Town in the Championship. Dike opened the scoring in the 27th minute and doubled the lead in the 59th. Luton Town pulled a goal back in the 83rd minute. Barnsley is 5th in the Championship table with 69 points from 39 games, a point behind Swansea and Brentford. "It's good to get back to winning . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Apr 5, 2021) US Soccer Players – The Concacaf Champions League is back. Reworked schedules mean that this year's tournament is closer to the beginning of the MLS season. That may or may not help MLS teams this season. With more money and deeper rosters, Liga MX clubs added to that edge by already being in season. This time around, they've been in season even . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with resisting the urge to overplay what happened to Chelsea a man down at home to West Brom. Setting that 5-2 loss aside shifts the focus to Liverpool shutting out Arsenal 3-0 at the Emirates Stadium. Specifically, Liverpool pouring on the goals late. Diogo Jota opened the scoring in the 64th with Mohahmed Salah doubling the lead in the 68th. Jota scored again in the . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Christian Pulisic subbing off at halftime with a tight hamstring. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 27th minute of Chelsea's 5-2 loss to West Brom at Stamford Bridge. Chelsea's Thiago Silva saw red in the 29th minute. West Brom scored twice in stoppage time and made it 3-1 in the 63rd. They scored again in the 68th and finished off the . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Apr 2, 2021) US Soccer Players - New York City Football Club is preparing for its seventh season in Major League Soccer. Since entering MLS back in 2015, NYCFC turned itself into one of the better teams Eastern Conference. That means staying in contention and emerging as a legitimate MLS Cup threat over the long-term. Last season turned on an injury. New head . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with USMNT player Bobby Wood's near future. Real Salt Lake announced the forward will make the move to MLS following the completion of the 2.Bundesliga season with Hamburg. Wood will join the club as a free agent with his contract at Hamburg done at the end of the season. "It was really important for me to get into a club that felt like a family and that's why it . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Apr 1, 2021) US Soccer Players - From its history and location to its name to the fact of its very existence, Treasure Island is a curiosity. Carved out of shallow water next to Yerba Buena Island in the mouth of San Francisco Bay to host the 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, it's a monument to the ambitions of the New Deal. Over the decades, the . . .