The soccer news starts with the MLS roundup. NYCFC shutout Columbus 1-0 at home. Valentin Castellanos scored the game's only goal in the 36th minute. Sean Johnson kept the clean sheet with six saves. "The second-half was a completely different game," Columbus coach Caleb Porter said. "We dominated I thought, we pinned them back, it was because we stepped higher and had more energy in the front. . . .
The soccer news starts with the Leagues Cup. Tigres advanced 5-3 on penalties over Club America with their game finishing 2-2 in regulation at BBVA Stadium. Tigres went up in the 14th minute from an own-goal with Andres Ibarguen equalizing from the penalty spot in the 36th. Ibarguen scored again in the 83rd minute. Club America went a man down in the 90th minute with a red card to Roger Martinez. . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga with Alfredo Morales and Zack Steffen's Fortuna Dusseldorf winning 3-1 at Werder Bremen. Josh Sargent subbed on in the 81st minute for Werder Bremen. Rouwen Hennings put Fortuna up in the 36th with Johannes Eggestein equalizing in the 47th. Kenan Karaman put Fortuna up for good in the 52nd with Kaan Ayhan scoring in the . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 16, 2019) US Soccer Players - It's no secret that US soccer viewers love the English Premier League. It's packed with superstars. There's no language barrier. NBC's coverage is widely accessible. Style of play and lively crowds makes it approachable for a broad range of viewers. The lavish hype around the opening of the 2019-20 Premier League season last . . .
The soccer news starts with Atlanta United winning the second edition of the Campeones Cup. The MLS Cup champions beat Club America, the Liga MX Campeon de Campeones holders, 3-2 in front of an announced crowd of 40, 128 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The result and the quality of the game could help turn the Campeones Cup into an important date on the MLS and Liga MX calendars. Emerson Hyndman put . . .
The soccer news starts with Real Salt Lake firing head coach mike Petke and naming assistant Freddy Juarez as the interim. Petke was currently serving a two-week suspension from the club announced on July 30 following a three-game suspension by MLS for comments directed at a match official during a Leagues Cup game. Reports had Petke using a Spanish homophobic slur. Petke was suspended from three . . .
The roundup of the USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the opening weekend of the Premier League. Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 58th minute for Chelsea in their 4-0 loss at Manchester United. Chelsea fell behind to an 18th minute penalty with United adding goals in the 65th, 67th, and 81st minutes. "Christian Pulisic is 20 years old. He will be a fantastic player for the club," . . .
The soccer news starts with NYCFC beating Houston 3-2 at Yankee Stadium. NYCFC's Alexandru Mitrita opened the scoring in the 16th minute with Juan Cabezas equalizing in the 26th. Houston's Romell Quioto saw red in the 29th for violent conduct. The Dynamo took the lead in the 77th minute through a Mauro Manotas goal. Subbing on in the 58th minute, Taty Castellanos equalized for NYCFC in the 83rd . . .
By J Hutcherson (Aug 6, 2019) US Soccer Players - With the return to club soccer in Europe, there are always the old reliables. Will it be Barcelona or Real Madrid in La Liga? Will Juventus in Spain and PSG in France once again run away at the top of their leagues? Will the Premier League be competitive or will it only seem that way as the favorite claims the trophy? These are the cliches of . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 5, 2019) US Soccer Players – Despite preseason friendlies still on the schedule, the start of August brings with it games that actually matter across Europe. First up is the Premier League. For many Americans, England's topflight has become a regular part of their mornings each weekend. Starting this weekend, many of you will get those morning routines back. . . .