The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Premier League where DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle United shutout Huddersfield Town 2-0 at home. Huddersfield went a man down with a red card to Tommy Smith in the 20th minute. Salomon Rondon put Newcastle up in the 46th with Ayoze Perez scoring in the 52nd. Martin Dubravka kept the clean sheet without having to make a save. "We wanted . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 22, 2019) US Soccer Players - For many years, the United States and its teams and players reliably wore tags like “underdog” and “up-and-comer.” This was a soccer backwater finally growing into a contender after years in the wilderness. Even though the US was and is a superpower almost every other facet, those labels fit in a country where several other . . .
Once again, the soccer news starts with MLS in the Concacaf Champions League round of 16 first-legs and once again it's mixed results. Sporting Kansas City shutout Toluca 3-0 at home. Krisztian Nemeth scored in the 35th with Gerso Fernandez doubling the lead in the 52nd. Ilie Sanchez finished off the scoring in the 72nd minute. Sporting goalkeeper Tim Melia kept the clean sheet with three saves. . . .
The soccer news starts with another night of the Concacaf Champions League round of 16 first-legs. The New York Red Bulls shutout Atletico Pantoja 2-0 in the Dominican Republic. An own-goal opened the scoring in the 39th minute with Daniel Royer doubling the lead in the 67th. Luis Robles didn't have to make a save to keep the clean sheet. The series concludes on February 27 at Red Bull . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga with another strong performance from Tyler Adams. Julian Green converted a penalty in the 2.Bundesliga and Rubio Rubin scored twice in Mexico. Adams's RB Leipzig beat VfB Stuttgart 3-1 away. Yussuf Poulsen put Leipzig up in the 6th with Stuttgart equalizing from the penalty spot in the 16th. Marcel Sabitzer put Leipzig up . . .
Friday's soccer news starts in the Europa League round of 32 first-legs. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge's 2-1 home win over Red Bull Salzburg, making four saves. Club Brugge fell behind in the 17th minute with Stefano Denswil equalizing in the 64th. Wesley Moraes scored in the 81st minute. "A Club Brugge wrecked by stress in the first-half, afraid of making mistakes. I was livid at . . .
The soccer news starts with Borussia Dortmund's 3-0 loss at Spurs in the Champions League round of 16. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 87th minute in a game that Spurs took over in the second-half. Spurs scored in the 47th, 83rd, and 86th minutes with Borussia Dortmund now facing an uphill scenario at home on March 5. "We had only one chance in the first and hardly any in the second-half," . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Eredivisie. Andrija Novakovich scored in Fortuna Sittard's 4-1 home win over Excelsior. Lazaros Lamprou scored in the 13th and 33rd minutes. Excelsior pulled a goal back in the 55th with Mark Diemers scoring for Fortuna in the 64th. Novakovich scored in the 90th minute. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge's 2-2 draw at Cercle Brugge. . . .
The soccer news starts with more from the DFB Pokal. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig shutout John Brooks's Wolfsburg 1-0 at home. Matheus Cunha scored the game's only goal in the 9th minute with Peter Gulacsi keeping the clean sheet with one save. "Our off-the-ball play was really good again today," RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick said. "We only let Wolfsburg have one clear chance, which Peter Gulacsi . . .
Christian Pulisic scored for Borussia Dortmund in their DFB Pokal loss on penalties to Werder Bremen. The game ended 1-1 in regulation and 3-3 after extra time, with Werder advancing 4-3 on penalties. Josh Sargent and Aron Johannsson weren't in the squad for Werder Bremen. Milot Rashica put Werder Bremen up in the 5th minute with Marco Reus equalizing for Dortmund in first-half stoppage time. In . . .