The soccer news starts with an old problem for the home team in the first-legs of knockout round serie, giving up away goals. Liverpool was as in control as a team can get at Anfield in their Champions League semifinal first-leg against Roma. Up five goals from the 68th minute, there was no doubt Liverpool would have the advantage in the second-leg. It turns out that won't be the full five . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico once again starts with Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund. This time, Pulisic assisted on Dortmund's opener in the 4-0 home shutout of Bayer Leverkusen. Pulisic assisted on Jadon Sancho's goal in the 1th minute. Marco Reus added goals in the 55th and 79th with Maxi Philipp scoring in the 63rd. Pulisic subbed out in the 72nd minute. "We made a bright . . .
It's Toronto FC's opening 90 minutes as the favorites to win the 2018 Concacaf Champions League. They host the first-leg against Chivas at BMO Field on Tuesday (8pm ET - Univision Deportes and go90 app) with a newly established track record of beating Liga MX clubs. Whether or not they can make it three-in-a-row, Toronto has shown that the level of competition between MLS and Liga MX is closer . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico roundup starts with Liga MX. Rubio Rubin put on a super sub performance for Tijuana in their 3-0 home win over Chivas. Rubin subbed on in the 73rd minute and scored Tijuana's third goal in the 84th. Miller Bolanos opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 7th minute. Gustavo Bou converted a penalty in the 41st. Gibran Lajud kept the clean sheet. Omar . . .
Wednesday's soccer news with what we'll now refer to as the Roma turnaround. Trailing 4-1 after a Champions League trip to Camp Nou, Roma beat Barcelona 3-0 at home to advance to the semifinals. To put this kind of upset into context... let's be honest here. Roma pulled off a shocker, the kind of thing normally reserved for the video game system of your choice. Like we helpfully pointed out last . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Christian Pulisic in the Bundesliga. Pulisic scored in Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 home shutout of Stuttgart. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 38th minute from a crossing position outside of the box. Michy Batshuayi doubled the lead in the 48th. Maxi Philipp finished off the goals in the 59th. Roman Burki was in goal for Dortmund. "I . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Apr 4, 2018) US Soccer Players - Twice, Liga MX clubs have gone to Toronto’s BMO Field in search of a result in CONCACAF Champions League play this year. Twice, Liga MX clubs have left with a difficult result. Toronto FC seems destined for a spot in the Concacaf Champions League final, an accomplishment the club would obtain at Liga MX’s expense. So does that . . .
Credit Club America coach Miguel Herrera for doing his part to add to the 2018 Concacaf Champions League story. Herrera took time out prior to the semifinal first-leg in Toronto to let anyone interested know his opinion on the Liga MX vs MLS comparison. Not at all surprising, he favors Liga MX across the board, with the belief that the correct Liga MX comparison is with the European leagues. . . .
In the Premier League, DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle United shutout Huddersfield Town 1-0 at St James' Park. Ayoze Perez scored in the 80th minute with Martin Dubravka keeping the clean sheet. “We have to say that we played as a team again," Dubravka said. "The defenders made it much easier. There was not so much to do today. I’m happy for them, and I’m really happy that we won today. It was . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga. Fabian Johnson subbed on in the 81st for Gladbach's 3-3 home draw with Hoffenheim. Gladbach fell behind in the 13th minute with Josip Drmic equalizing in the 33rd. Hoffenheim converted a penalty in the 58th minute with Lars Stindl equalizing in the 72nd. Hoffenheim went up again a minute later with Matthias Ginter equalizing in the . . .