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The soccer news starts with the New Year's results from England. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 66th minute for Chelsea's 1-1 draw at Brighton. Cesar Azpilicueta put Chelsea up in the 10th minute with Brighton equalizing in the 84th. Chelsea is 4th in the Premier League table, eight points behind 3rd-place Manchester City and five ahead of 5th-place Manchester United. "It was an incredible . . .
The soccer news starts with a roundup of the results from the games involving USMNT players in England and Scotland. DeAndre Yedlin's Newcastle United lost 2-1 at home to Everton. Trailing from the 13th minute, Fabian Schar equalized for Newcastle in the 56th. Everton scored again in the 64th. Cameron Carter-Vickers returned to Spurs from his loan to Stoke City. He wasn't in the squad for . . .
The soccer news starts with the Boxing Day results from England. As always, that includes managers complaining about fixture congestion. The number of games on the schedule from the end of December to early January is nothing new, but England finally opting for a winter break is. The Premier League break is staggered, meaning some teams get time off earlier than others. All will be recovering from . . .
The soccer news starts with Tyler Adams back in the lineup for RB Leipzig's 3-1 home win over Augsburg. Trailing from the 8th minute, Konrad Laimer equalized for Leipzig in the 68th with Patrik Schick scoring in the 79th. Yussuf Poulsen finished off the Die Roten Bullen goals in the 89th minute. Adams subbed out in the 86 minute. "It was an indescribable feeling to finally be back in the team . . .
The soccer news starts with Sergino Dest playing a big part in getting Ajax to the next round of the KNVB Beker. Dest scored twice in Ajax's 4-3 win at Telstar in the second round of the domestic cup. Ajax took a 25th minute lead through Noa Lang with Dest scoring in the 28th. Telstar pulled a goal back in the 44th with Jurgen Ekkelenkamp scoring for Ajax in the 48th. It was Dest again in the 57th . . .
The soccer news starts with the Champions League draw for the teams with USMNT players left in the tournament. Christian Pulisic's Chelsea plays Bayern Munich in the round of 16, home on February 25 and away on March 18. Though Bayern isn't currently stacking up the points at the top of the Bundesliga table, currently in 5th-place, it's always tough against an established world soccer power. What . . .
The roundup of the USMNT players in Europe starts in the Bundesliga. Weston McKennie had to exit Schalke's 1-0 home win over Timmy Chandler's Eintracht in the 13th minute with an inury that required a stretcher. Schalke coach David Wagner said, "Weston has dislocated his shoulder and is in hospital right now. We don't yet know if he'll need an operation. He will definitely be out for a while." . . .
The soccer news starts with a surprise announcement from US Soccer that 11 of the 23 US-based MLS teams will start in the third round of the 2020 US Open Cup. This is a break with the setup that entered MLS teams in the fourth round. USL Championship and League One teams enter in the second round. The dozen MLS clubs entering in the fourth round are due to playing in the Concacaf Champions League . . .
The soccer news starts with Toronto announcing that club captain Michael Bradley will stay with the team. Bradley was out of contract at the end of the 2019 season, but there was little speculation of him ending up anywhere else. "I feel so attached to the city of Toronto, the club, the team. I love it here and I am really proud of what we’ve been able to do over the past six years," Bradley . . .