Friday's soccer news starts with USMNT players meeting in the Bundesliga. John Brooks's Wolfsburg hosts Timmy Chandler's Eintracht (Saturday, 9:30am ET - FS2) with both players coming off of big midweek performances. Brooks was crucial in Wolfsburg's 4-1 win at Bayer Leverkusen. Chandler subbed on late against Freiburg and scored a minute later in a 3-3 draw. "I expect them to pick up where they . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the Bundesliga. Weston McKennie opened the scoring in Schalke's 2-1 loss at Fortuna Dusseldorf with a 53rd minute goal. Rouwen Hennings equalized for Fortuna Dusseldorf in the 63rd with Kenan Karaman scoring in the 68th. Alfredo Morales subbed on in the 81st minute. Zack Steffen is recovering from injury. "It’s really frustrating to have lost again," McKennie . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 27, 2020) US Soccer Players - Soccer in Germany returning presented unprecedented problems for one of the world's best leagues. The logistics of putting on games requires careful management of players, coaches, and stadium staff to make sure an outbreak of the coronavirus doesn't ruin the whole exercise. Everything about the operation is delicately poised. The . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the roundup of USMNT players in the Bundesliga. Timmy Chandler was the hero for Eintracht in their 3-3 home draw with Freiburg. Falling behind in the 28th minute, Andre Silva equalized in the 35th. Freiburg went up 3-1 with goals in the 67th and 69th minutes. Daici Kamada pulled a goal back for Eintracht in the 79th minute. Chandler subbed on in the 81st minute, . . .
By J Hutcherson (May 26, 2020) US Soccer Players - In 1996-97 Borussia Dortmund became the unlikely champions of Europe. At the time, the Champions League was still a new format to answer an old question. Who was the best team in Europe? That now required a group stage. Dortmund took full advantage, shining the light on a club that wasn't as well known outside of Germany and becoming the first . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with an interesting week in the Bundesliga. While 2nd-place Borussia Dortmund hosting 1st-place Bayern Munich later today is the easy headline, for USMNT fans there are other games on the schedule. Namely, Fortuna Dusseldorf hosting Schalke tomorrow. As the table stands, it's a meeting of 16th and 8th-place, but much more is already on the line. Weston McKennie's . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (May 24, 2020) US Soccer Players – This season marks the fifth year of the Hudson River derby. If not for the pandemic putting the season on hold, the New York Red Bulls and New York City FC would be preparing to play each other this coming Sunday at Yankee Stadium. A frozen schedule means looking back at the rivalry's past and it's importance to MLS. If anything, . . .
Josh Sargent subbed out in the 63rd minute for Werder Bremen's 1-0 win at Freiburg. Leonardo Bittencourt scored the game's only goal in the 19th minute. Werder Bremen played a man down from the 88th with a red card to Philipp Bargfrede. Werder Bremen is in 17th-place three points ahead of last-place Paderborn. "We are aware of the difficult situation we're in and are ready to fight," Sargent . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2020) US Soccer Players - In early June, Gregg Berhalter's tenure in charge of the USMNT will pass the 18-month mark. In a world without COVID-19 and the disruptions it's unleashed, he and his team would be set to gather for a camp to prepare for the Concacaf Nations League semifinals and final. Those games were on the schedule for June 4 and 7 in . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 22, 2020) US Soccer Players - Luchi Gonzalez lives on the bright side. Talking to FC Dallas's head coach, even amid a shutdown of the sport he loves, is an exercise in receiving positivity. No one could call the current situation, both in soccer and in society, "good." Yet for Gonzalez, even living in quarantine for the last two-and-a-half months had its . . .