Once again we start the soccer news with the USMNT players in Europe and Mexico roundup while we wait for enough games on the schedule. The big news for USMNT supporters was a goal for Timothy Weah. Starting in the Trophee des Champions, Weah scored PSG's third goal in the 4-0 shutout of Monaco. Angel di Maria opened the scoring in the 33rd minute with Christopher Nkunku doubling the lead in the 40th. Weah's goal came in the 67th with Di Maria scoring again two minutes into stoppage time. Gigi Buffon kept the clean sheet. The game took place in Shenzhen, China. The Ligue 1 season begins this weekend with PSG hosting Caen on Sunday.
England's Championship began with Antonee Robinson getting the start new club Wigan in their 3-2 home win over Sheffield Wednesday. Michael Jacobs put Wigan up in the 11th with Wednesday equalizing in the 20th. Jacobs scored again in the 26th minute with Nick Powell making it 3-1 in the 60th. Wednesday pulled a goal back in the 67th, finishing a man down after a 90th minute red card. Geoff Cameron wasn't in the squad for Stoke City's 3-1 loss at Leeds. Trailing by two goals, Stoke's Benik Afobe converted a penalty in the 52nd minute.
A league down, Lynden Gooch scored Sunderland's stoppage time winner in a 2-1 home result over Charlton Athletic. Trailing from a 10th minute penalty, Josh Maja equalized for Sunderland in the 65th with Gooch scoring six minutes into stoppage time.
In Belgium's Pro League, Kenny Saief wasn't involved in Anderlecht's 5-2 home win over Oostende. Ivan Santini had a hat-trick and Landry Dimata scored two goals for Anderlecht. Ethan Horvath was on the bench for Club Brugge's 1-0 away win at Royal Excel Mouscron. Playing a man down from the 11th minute with a red card to Wesley, Club Brugge's Dion Cools scored in the 55th minute. Karlo Letica kept the clean sheet.
In Liga MX, Omar Gonzalez was on the bench for Atlas in their 3-0 loss at UNAM Pumas. Atlas was down a goal when Lorenzo Reyes saw red in the 20th. Pumas took advantage, adding goals in the 22nd and 87th minutes. Ventura Alvarado's Necaxa shutout Michael Orozco's Lobos BUAP 1-0 at home. Necaxa went a man down with a red card to Felipe Gallegos in the 39th minute. Dieter Villalpando scored the game's only goal two minutes into stoppage time with Hugo Gonzalez keeping the clean sheet.
Joe Corona subbed out in the 68th minute for Club America in their 3-1 win at Pachuca. Diego Lainez scored for Club America in the 16th and 62nd minutes with Oribe Peralta extending the lead in the 80th. Pachuca converted a penalty in the 90th minute. Corona saw yellow in the 42nd minute. Rubio Rubin was on the bench for Tijuana's 1-1 home draw with Leon. Tijuana went a man down with a red card to Luis Chavez in the 39th minute and a goal down in the 53rd. Luis Fuentes equalized in the 74th minute.
Jorge Villafana wasn't in the squad for Santos Laguna's 2-0 home win over Jose Torres's Puebla. Santos scored in the 34th and 51st minutes. Torres subbed out in the 73rd minute.
Soccer America's Mike Woitalla talks to USMNT U-20 coach and youth technical director Tab Ramos about US Soccer leaving youth national team coaching roles open. MLSsoccer.com's Matthew Doyle looks back at week 23 in MLS. In French, Matt Miazga is now officially a member of Ligue 1 club Nantes. The Washington Post's Steven Goff on most Americans in Europe staying with their clubs.
Bundesliga Fanatic's Brian Gilchrest previews Eintracht's season. The South China Morning Post's Andy Mitten explains Bayern Munich's domestic situation as the dominant club in the Bundesliga. The Observer's Jonathan Wilson on what the World Cup might mean for this Premier League season.
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