Monday's soccer news starts with another interesting weekend in Major League Soccer. Seattle shut out LAFC 3-0 at home on Friday night. Nicolas Lodeiro converted penalties in the 29th and 33rd minutes with Raul Ruidiaz finishing off the goals in the 82nd minute. Stefan Frei made two saves to keep the clean sheet. On Saturday, FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 on the road. Dallas took the . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Serie A. Weston McKennie made his league debut for his new club Juventus, shutting out Sampdoria 3-0 at home. Dejan Kulusevski scored in the 13th minute with Leonardo Bonucci doubling the lea in the 78th. Cristiano Ronaldo finished off the goals in the 88th. "McKennie arrived with a few more days of preparation and did well," Juventus . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 18, 2020) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer in 2020 is what you get when you take a league built to ensure parity and throw the logistical nightmare of an international pandemic on top of it. Add in rampant wildfires and the requisite air quality issues they bring. The recent returns for the top professional soccer competition in the United States and . . .
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By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 17, 2020) US Soccer Players - Sometimes we learn more from the relationships that don't end well than the ones that do. So it may prove for Frank de Boer and MLS. In July, de Boer became the league's second coaching casualty of the year, parting company with Atlanta United after going winless in a three-and-out campaign at the MLS is Back Tournament. Despite . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the MLS roundup. FC Dallas beat Colorado 4-1 at home. Santiago Mosquera opened the scoring in the 41st minute with Frano Jara doubling the lead in the 49th. Mosquera made it 3-0 in the 57th. Andre Shinyashiki pulled a goal back for Colorado in the 63rd, but it was Mosquera again finishing off his hat-trick in the 78th minute. "That was a pretty disappointing . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Sep 16, 2020) US Soccer Players - The LA Galaxy likes to remind everyone in Southern California that the team has been around since 1996. The club's "Since '96" moniker was a shot at Los Angeles FC, who joined MLS in the 2018 season and has since shaken up the professional soccer landscape in Southern California. That "Since '96" slogan carries more weight than just . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 16, 2020) US Soccer Players - If RB Leipzig manager Julian Nagelsmann was pandering to an American audience, that's understandable. Every ambitious European club is chasing American interest these days, and his is no exception. Perhaps Nagelsmann thought it best to speak in terms Americans would understand when discussing a potential new role for the one player . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with FIFA putting a price point on what soccer will lose due to the pandemic. According to reports, that number is $14 billion. FIFA is using that figure to explain the immediate need for world soccer's governing body to help its member federations. "If you look at the breakdown of losses in absolute and relative terms, European clubs and member associations were . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with a goal for Gio Reyna in the first round of the DFB Pokal. Reyna subbed out in the 57th minute of Borussia Dortmund's 5-0 win at MSV Duisburg. Jadon Sancho opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 14th minute with Jude Bellingham doubling the lead in the 30th. Playing a man up from the 38th minute, Thorgan Hazard added a goal in the 39th. Reyna made it 4-0 . . .