By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 8, 2022) US Soccer Players – Another European club season is already upon us, even if it feels like it crept up on everyone, starting sooner to accommodate the lengthy break in November and December for the World Cup. As has been the case for several years now, Americans will play a major role for clubs across the continent. While several Americans already . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts in the Premier League with Christian Pulisic subbing on in the 65th minute of Chelsea's 1-0 win at Everton in the Premier League. Jorginho converted a first-half stoppage time penalty and Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made four saves to keep the clean sheet. ‘A win is a win is a win and of course it's very important to build now . . .
The roundup of Week 24 in Major League Soccer starts on Friday with the Whitecaps coming back to beat Houston 2-1 at BC Place. The Dynamo's Fabrice Picault opened the scoring in the 6th minute. Vancouver's Simon Becher equalized in the 88th and Lucas Cavallini scored two minutes into stoppage time. Moving to Saturday's schedule, Atlanta beat Seattle 2-1 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium with United's . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Europa Conference League third round qualifying first-legs and Kenny Saief subbing out in the 77th minute of Neftchi's 2-1 home win over Rapid Vienna in the main path. Ataa Jaber opened the scoring for Neftchi in the 44th and Saief doubled the lead in the 60th. Rapid Vienna pulled a goal back five minutes into stoppage time. Sam Vines's Royal Antwerp won 3-1 at . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 4, 2022) US Soccer Players - Thanks to the presence of defender Chris Richards with the home side and visiting goalkeeper Matt Turner, Friday's Crystal Palace vs Arsenal game is both a curtain-raiser for the Premier League and a signpost of the Premiership's steadily growing US ties. Richards and Turner just picked up London addresses via summer . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Aug 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - With just under three months remaining in the regular season, each conference seems to have made things easier for anybody putting together a power ranking. LAFC stays in place and Philadelphia replaces the Red Bulls in 2nd, with no clear conference advantage in our top ten. 1. LAFC (1 in July) Since Giorgio Chiellini and Gareth . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - In a lot of ways that matter, London is the center of the soccer-playing universe. The greater area famously boasts the most professional teams of any city on the planet, with a concentration rich enough that any given Premier League table is likely to have a quarter of its teams come from the capital. The 2022-23 Premier League . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the USMNT players in the opening legs of UEFA Champions League third round qualifying. James Sands and Malik Tillman's Rangers lost 2-0 at Union St-Gilloise to a 27th minute goal and a 76th minute penalty. Sands saw yellow in the 39th minute. Richy Ledezma was on the bench for PSV's 1-1 draw at Monaco. Joey Veerman put PSV up in the 39th with Monaco equalizing . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Jordan Pefok scoring in Union Berlin's 2-1 win at Chemnitzer in the DFB Pokal. Trailing from the 62nd minute, Pefok equalized in the 64th to force extra time. Union Berlin's Kevin Behrens scored in the 114th minute with Pefok subbing out in the 105th. Timmy Chandler subbed on in the 67th minute of Eintracht's 4-0 win at Magdeburg. Daichi Kamada put Eintracht up . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 1, 2022) US Soccer Players – While top American talent playing in Europe isn't new, signing with clubs in the higher echelons of Italian soccer is a more recent development. That adds Italy to the mix of preferred landing spots for USMNT players in Europe. Particularly a club now in the soccer-mad country's highly competitive second division. Italy's Serie . . .