Tuesday's soccer news starts with the aftermath of the USMNT's 1-1 draw with Wales to open group B. With both teams now tied for 2nd and 3rd-place on a point, the focus quickly shifts to Friday's game twos. Those games, Wales vs Iran and England vs USA, should build on what we saw from all four teams yesterday. With that in mind, here are three takeaways from the group B openers. Yellow . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 16, 2022) US Soccer Players - The USMNT is just days away from kicking off its 2022 World Cup campaign. On the ground in Qatar, preparing for its opening group stage match against Wales on Monday, head coach Gregg Berhalter is putting his players through a final set of training sessions. Regarding readiness, there's not much more he could have asked . . .
The last roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil before the World Cup break starts in the Bundesliga with Joe Scally's Gladbach beating Gio Reyna's Borussia Dortmund 4-2. Reyna subbed out at halftime. Gladbach's Jonas Hoffman scored in the 4th minute with Julian Brandt equalizing for Dortmund in the 19th. Gladbach took the lead from a 26th minute goal and Marcus Thuram made it 3-1 in the . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with La Liga and Yunus Musah subbing out in the 85th minute of Valencia's 3-0 home win over Real Betis. Playing a man up from the 61st minute, Valencia's Andre Almeida scored in the 63rd and Hugo Guillamon converted an 81st minute penalty. Justin Kluivert finished off the Valencia goals three minutes into stoppage time. Valencia enters the World Cup break in 10th-place . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the USMNT players in Scotland's Premiership where Cameron Carter-Vickers's Celtic won 2-1 at Motherwell. Celtic's Kyogo Furuhashi scored in the 15th and Daizen Maeda doubled the lead in the 84th. Motherwell pulled a goal back in the 86th minute. "We never really got into our rhythm so credit to Motherwell," Celtic manager Ange Postecoglou said. "They worked . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the Bundesliga where Joe Scally subbed out in the 80th minute of Gladbach's 2-1 loss at VfL Bochum. Trailing 2-0 from goals in the 7th and 12th minutes, Gladbach's Alassane Plea scored in the 62nd. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 61st minute for Borussia Dortmund's 2-0 loss at Wolfsburg to goals in the 6th and a minute into stoppage time. A league down, Terrence . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with LAFC's MLS Cup win, beating Philadelphia 3-0 on penalties after drawing 3-3 at Banc of California Stadium. Kellyn Acosta put LAFC up in the 28th with the Union's Daniel Gazdag equalizing in the 59th. LAFC retook the lead from a Jesus Murillo goal in the 83rd with Jack Elliott equalizing for Philadelphia in the 85th. With the game in the second-half of extra time, . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts in the Bundesliga with Joe Scally's Gladbach winning 3-1 at home over VfB Stuttgart. Jonas Hoffman put Gladbach up in the 4th with Marcus Thuram doubling the lead in the 25th. Stuttgart pulled a goal back in the 35th, but Patrick Hermann finished off the Gladbach goals four minutes into stoppage time. Gio Reyna subbed out in the 67th minute . . .
Friday's soccer news starts in the Europa League where Richy Ledezma's PSV finished 2nd in group A with a 2-1 win at Bodo/Glimt. An own-goal put PSV up in the 35th and Johan Bakayoko doubled the lead in the 52nd minute. Bodo/Glimt scored three minutes into stoppage time. Also in group A, Matt Turner wasn't in the squad for Arsenal's 1-0 home win over FZ Zurich. Kieran Tierney scored in the 17th . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Champions League group E, where Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 83rd minute of Chelsea's 2-1 home win over Dinamo Zagreb. Chelsea fell behind in the 7th with Raheem Sterling equalizing in the 18th. Denis Zakaria gave them the lead in the 30th with Chelsea advancing as group E winners. Also in group E, Sergino Dest wasn't in the squad for AC Milan's 4-0 home . . .