The Seattle Sounders drew 2-2 at UNAM Pumas in the opening leg of their Concacaf Champions League final series. Juan Ignacio Dinenno put Pumas up from the penalty spot in the 38th and doubled the lead in the 48th. Seattle's Nicolas Lodeiro responded with penalties in the 77th and nine minutes into stoppage time. Seattle hosts UNAM Pumas in the deciding leg on Wednesday. "We prepare for this," . . .
By J Hutcherson (Aug 4, 2015) US Soccer Players - The 2015-16 Premier League season has three USMNT players getting regular time in their club's starting eleven. Tim Howard at Everton, Brad Guzan at Aston Villa, and Geoff Cameron at Stoke City. DeAndre Yedlin is trying to break into Spurs' first team, potentially adding a fourth player and club into the mix. What we have right now is low numbers . . .
Mexico revamped their first division a few years ago, creating Liga MX. Gone were the groups leading into the playoffs, replaced by a traditional league structure. Mexico's domestic cup returned as the Copa MX. In place of confusion, Liga MX brought stability. Well, sort of. What remains in place is one of the oddest promotion and relegation systems in world soccer. How is it that Ronadlinho plays . . .
Unlike most topflights in Europe, Belgium's Jupiler League opts for a playoff to determine its champion. Belgium's model is different from the MLS playoffs. The Jupiler League has a tiered playoff system to determine the league's European spots, final table, and relegated clubs. The top six finishers in the regular season playing each other home and away (Playoff I). The winner is the . . .
With the United States Soccer Federation confirming that the USMNT friendly with Ukraine will go ahead in Cyprus on March 5 at 2pm ET, here's a guide to Antonis Papadopoulos Stadium and soccer in Cyprus. Why Cyprus? Due to the political unrest in Ukraine, Cyprus quickly became the alternative location for Ukrainian soccer games displaced by security concerns. That started with Dynamo Kiev moving . . .
By Luis Bueno - RIVERSIDE, CA (Jan 3, 2014) US Soccer Players - With the New Year comes a new season in Mexico. Liga MX’s Clausura 2014 season will begin promptly this year as the Federation braces itself for the World Cup. A full slate of games will get the campaign off to an explosive start as the league will pick up where it left off not too long ago. As Leon begin their quest to repeat, . . .
The last in our 2013-14 season preview series takes us to Italy, where Michael Bradley represents the US National Team player pool as a member of AS Roma. What's in store for Bradley's club and the league as a while this season? Read on. So Why Are We Here? The question that launches all of our Tell Me Abouts. US National Team player Michael Bradley is a regular at AS Roma. Since joining the . . .
Why are we talking about the Champions League in the middle of August? It takes a lot of games that aren't on a lot of people's radar to get the tournament to the group stage. Right now, we're in the Playoff Round. So Why Are We Here? The Champions League is the biggest club tournament in world soccer, full stop. It's bigger than FIFA's Club World Cup and any of the confederation club . . .
We’re a week into the 2013-14 English Premier League season, and here’s what we think you need to know about the USMNT players involvement in what many consider the biggest soccer league in the world. USMNT players in the Premier League England’s Premier League is the home of several USMNT players, and well known Americans have made a difference at Premier League level. Since the Premier League . . .
The Bundesliga gets the early start among the major European leagues, so here's what you need to know in advance of Friday's kickoff. There are six players with US National Team caps starting the 2013-14 season in Germany: Timmy Chandler at Nurnberg, Steve Cherundolo at Hannover 96, Fabian Johnson at Hoffenheim, Jermaine Jones at Schalke 04, Michael Parkhurst at Augsburg, and David Yelldell at . . .