By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 30, 2021) US Soccer Players - On Thursday night in Los Angeles, LAFC played to a 2-2 draw with Minnesota United. Two clubs with MLS Cup ambitions split the points in an entertaining game that featured a goal from Carlos Vela and a stoppage time equalizer from United's Hassani Dotson. Adrian Heath and Minnesota United were the happier of the two teams after . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with matchday for the USMNT in the 2021 Gold Cup, facing Qatar in the semifinals (7:30pm ET - FS1). Qatar advanced with a 3-2 win over El Salvador while the USMNT saw off Jamaica 1-0. Both of those results raised questions about the winning team. Qatar couldn't hold a 3-0 lead while the USMNT left it late with an 83rd minute winner. What that raises for both teams . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 28, 2021) US Soccer Players - The Seattle Sounders have been flying high since the start of the season. They entered the month undefeated with the stingiest defense in MLS and atop the Supporters' Shield table. In the span of a week, though, the luster has come off the Sounders' shine. Seattle lost its first and second games of the season during this rough . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with US Soccer announcing that FC Cincinnati's TQL Stadium will host November's USMNT vs Mexico World Cup qualifier. The game is the seventh qualifier and fourth at home for the USMNT in this World Cup cycle, with Concacaf scheduling triple-matchdays in September and October. Qualifying concludes with triple-dates in March with the USMNT at Mexico in its . . .
The roundup of week 15 in MLS starts with a Sunday game at Yankee Stadium where NYCFC shutout Orlando City 5-0. It's always the lopsided scorelines that get the attention in any league, and Major League Soccer is no exception. Jesus Medina started the scoring in the 40th minute with Ismael Tajouri doubling the lead in the 53rd. Maxi Moralez made it 3-0 in the 65th with Malte Amundsen adding a goal . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with more from Major League Soccer. Orlando City beat Philadelphia 2-1 at Exploria Stadium, passing them in the Eastern Conference standings. City is now in 2nd-place with 25 points, two more than the Union with a game in hand. They trail leaders New England by five points also with a game in hand. Benjo Michel opened the scoring for Orlando in the 10th ith Andres Perea . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the MLS midweek schedule. Columbus and Nashville finished 0-0 at Lower.com Field. The Crew put seven shots on target to Nashville's one. NYCFC shutout Montreal 1-0 at Red Bull Arena. Ismael Tajouir scored in the 29th minute with Luis Barraza making one save to keep the clean sheet. Toronto and the Red Bulls drew 1-1 at BMO Field. Patryk Klimala put New York up in . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 21, 2021) US Soccer Players - The LA Galaxy has been a not-so-quiet surprise in the early portion of the MLS season. For a team that has not been close to championship caliber, the Galaxy looked more than competent for stretches. In fact, the club looked a bit like its previous iteration - scoring clutch goals, looking capable defensively and, most importantly, . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 21, 2021) US Soccer Players - Atlanta United was a big club before it ever played a game. By driving so much local interest in professional soccer, they climbed into the upper echelon of franchises in Major League Soccer. The club met that wave of enthusiasm with ambition. Atlanta spent real money on up-and-coming talent and hired a well-known head coach with a . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the lonely game on tonight's MLS schedule. Vancouver hosts Houston at Rio Tinto Stadium in a situation that now only applies to them. With the other two Canadian MLS teams now back in Canada, Vancouver is left playing the waiting game. What we really know about the Whitecaps is dependent on their not even close to home schedule. There's now a countdown clock on . . .