The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga where Weston McKennie completed his recovery from a dislocated shoulder. McKennie subbed on in the 80th minute for Schake's 5-0 loss at Bayern Munich. Schalke fell behind in the 6th minute, giving up another goal in first-half stoppage time. Bayern scored in the 50th, 58th, and 89th minutes. "You need several things to go . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Chicharito Hernandez arriving in LA as the next Galaxy superstar. He joins an impressive list of players carrying that title, with the Galaxy in no doubt that winning the local market means winning the West. Chicharito isn't a Zlatan Ibrahimovic stand-in. He's a different player, though how he operates at the top of the Galaxy attack carries the same importance. . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with midweek games in England. Christian Pulisic is recovering from injury and missed Chelsea's 2-2 home draw with Arsenal. Chelsea went a man up in the 26th with Jorginho converting the penalty two minutes later. Arsenal equalized in the 63rd. Cesar Azpilicueta scored for Chelsea in the 84th with Arsenal equalizing in the 87th minute. "At the point in the game you . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the foregone conclusion that is Liverpool winning the 2019-20 Premier League. Beating Manchester United 2-0 at Anfield while Manchester City drew 2-2 at home against Crystal Palace extends Liverpool's lead to 16 points. Barring a slump that seems every bit as unlikely as Manchester City or Leicester City taking advantage of it, Liverpool might as well go ahead and . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the return of the Bundesliga and heroics from Timmy Chandler. With Eintract tied 1-1 at Hoffenheim, Chandler scored in the 62nd minute for the 2-1 win. Eintracht had gone ahead in the 18th minute from a Bas Dost goal with Hoffenheim scoring in the 48th. "It's a 2-1, it's very important," Chandler said. "In the first game, we wanted . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jan 14, 2020) US Soccer Players - While some in Germany press for games during the festive period, the Bundesliga still values taking time off. That ends on Friday when the 2019-20 season resumes with Schalke 04 playing Gladbach. After leading the Bundesliga for most of the season, Schalke ended the first-half in 2nd-place to RB Leipzig. It's an unlikely situation in Germany, with . . .
With the Bundesliga still on break, the USMNT abroad roundup is once again headlining Monday's soccer news. It's not just the English leagues this time, with Ligue 1 back from break, Spain playing the Copa del Rey, and Liga MX kicking off the 2020 Clausura over the weekend. We start in England's Championship with Duane Holmes equalizing in stoppage time in Derby County's 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough. . . .
The soccer news starts with the return of Liga MX on Friday and the start of the 2020 Clausura. The Apertura didn't end until late last month due to Monterrey's Club World Cup commitments, and the reigning Liga MX champions are the likeliest choice to repeat. Not at all surprising is that the team they beat on penalties on December 29 is right there with them. Club America is always the team to . . .
The soccer news starts with a look at the Premier League table after the run of holiday games. Liverpool now has a 13-point lead over Leicester City at the top, with Manchester City a point behind Leicester. There's no flattering to deceive that there's much of a chance of a title race. Liverpool is currently walking away with the season. Chelsea in 4th has the final Champions League spot, 8 . . .
The soccer news starts with a standout performance for Lynden Gooch in the Third Round of the FA Cup. Sunderland beat Lincoln City 3-1 at home with Gooch scoring twice. Tom Flanagan put Sunderland up in the 19th minute with Gooch adding goals in the 23rd and 29th. Lincoln scored in the 66th minute. "We've played well the past three or four games, Gooch said, and picked up some good points. . . .