The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the 2.Bundesliga with another big game for Andrew Wooten. He scored both goals in Sandhausen's 2-2 draw at Joe Gyau's Duisburg. Wooten scored in the 28th minute and converted a penalty in the 62nd. Gyau subbed on in the 33rd, setting up Havard Nielsen's goal in the 71st. Duisburg's Kevin Wolze equalized from the penalty spot in the 88th . . .
The soccer news starts with another Champions League underdog. Though it's hard to describe any team making it this far in Europe that way, half the semifinal field is what we'll respectively call "unexpected." Spurs joins Ajax in the spoiler's semifinal after they knocked out Manchester City on away goals. With all the criticism Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola faced after falling behind . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Netherlands. Erik Palmer-Brown scored in NAC Breda's 1-1 home draw with FC Emmen. Falling behind in the 15th, Palmer-Brown equalized in the 88th. Andrija Novakovich scored in Fortuna Sittard's 1-1 home draw with VVV Venlo. Novakovich's goal came in the 11th with VVV equalizing in the 81st. John Brooks's Wolfsburg lost 2-0 at RB . . .
The soccer news starts with Concacaf's big reveal of the Gold Cup groups. That's different from the Gold Cup draw, since Concacaf announced predetermined groups during their show. As expected, the tournament sets up a Mexico vs USMNT finale. Mexico is in Group A with Canada, Martinique, and Cuba. Costa Rica is the seeded team in Group B with Haiti, Nicaragua, and Bermuda. Group C is Honduras, . . .
The soccer news starts with the Concacaf version of the Champions League. It's easy enough to pick the two finalists with Tigres up 3-0 on Santos Laguna and Monterrey leading Sporting Kansas City 5-0. A Liga MX club is likely to lift the trophy yet again, a story that repeats annually in Concacaf. The big picture question for the region is whether or not this is a problem. Liga MX's position at . . .
The soccer news starts with the biggest game on the Bundesliga season that didn't stick to the script. Instead of a closely fought encounter between Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich, Der Klassiker turned into a rout. Bayern Munich now leads the Bundesliga following a 5-0 home win over Dortmund. The result turns the season around for Bayern, now back where they assume that they always belong. . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga. John Brooks's Wolfsburg came back to beat Hannover 3-1 at home. Hendrik Weydandt put Hannover up in the 30th minute with Renato Steffen equalizing in the 32nd. Steffen scored again in the 71st with Jerome Roussillon finishing off the Wolfsburg goals in the 78th minute. "It was a tough match, as expected," Wolfsburg coach . . .
The soccer news starts with Real Madrid joining in the modern stadium movement. The Spanish giant plans to spend around $590m to revamp the Bernabeu turning it into what club president Florentino Perez is calling " a great avant-garde and universal icon" and "the best stadium in the world." "This great project will become a key piece for the Real Madrid of the future, but also for the city of . . .
The soccer news starts with what still seems like a rarity in England's Premier League. Tottenham Stadium officially opens on Wednesday when Spurs host Crystal Palace. They become the third London club to open a new stadium since Arsenal left Highbury in 2006. With Tottenham Stadium also designed for the National Football League and adding an annual home game for rugby club Saracens, this is . . .
We start the week with a question that might already have an answer. Is there such a thing as too many goals scored in MLS? There are already five teams in the league with double-digit goals scored, and one of them has only played three games. The quick answer is yes, especially since it got worse coming back from the international break. Goals scored are a problem when it suggests a bigger . . .