What's the difference between losing 1-0 to Bayern and 5-0? Bayern still takes the points in a situation where goal difference is irrelevant to their position at the top of the table. Shaking off a Bayern loss may not be deficit dependent. It's more about the realization that the Bundesliga is returning to a league of haves and have nots. With that comes the realistic limit to . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in the Bundesliga starts with Timmy Chandler's Eintracht winning 2-1 at John Brooks's Wolfsburg. Andre Silva put Eintracht up from the penalty spot in the 27th minute with Kevin Mbabu equalizing in the 58th. Daichi Kamada scored for Eintracht in the 85th minute. Eintracht's Lucas Torro saw red five minutes into stoppage time. "This win has lifted a big weight off my . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 29, 2020) US Soccer Players - Mexico's Liga MX is going through some things. To be fair, every nation is going through some things. Mexican soccer isn't alone. It's just that some of what Mexican soccer is going through it brought upon itself, before the Coronavirus pandemic and the complications it delivered. Liga MX officially abandoned its Clausura . . .
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 . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (May 28, 2020) US Soccer Players - The Bundesliga is back, with several matchdays now under its belt heading into this weekend's action. Germany's topflight appears to have adeptly managed the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a result, it's enjoying the lion's share of the global soccer spotlight. Things aren't entirely back to normal, however. The . . .
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 . . .