Thursday's soccer news starts with the USMNT trying to advance in the Concacaf Nations League. The USMNT plays Honduras later tonight at Empower Field in Denver (7:30pm ET - Univision and Paramount+) with a spot in the final on the line. It's been a long wait to bring the first Nations League to a conclusion, with Concacaf moving the final four to the March international window and then to June. . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jun 2, 2021) US Soccer Players - The 2021 MLS season is not at the halfway mark, but the league is taking its first of two international breaks in June/July. This one will help some struggling teams while hurting those who look like they are starting to figure things out. We already see a clear amount of separation at the top of the conference tables. That's not . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 2, 2021) US Soccer Players - Something momentous happened on Sunday in Mexico. Something momentous in soccer and, for a long-siffering fan base, something momentous in their lives. Cruz Azul won a championship. If you don't know much about the history of the Mexico City club, you might not know that until Sunday, Cruz Azul was cursed. Okay, "cursed" might . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with group F at Euro 2020. Joachim Low's last tournament as Germany coach means navigating one of the toughest groups possible in world soccer right now. There, he'll get an excellent opportunity to demonstrate that his ideas still resonate at the highest level. Germany is as close to an all-star team as exists in Europe right now, starting in goal with Manuel . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jun 1, 2021) US Soccer Players - A few weeks ago, La Liga announced that it would move its broadcast rights in the United States from beIN Sport to ESPN, beginning with the 2021-22 season. The move required La Liga to buy back their broadcast rights in the US market since beIN Sports held them through 2023-24. The ESPN deal represents a bigger platform, even if it's one crowded by . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with an interesting June in the Premier League. While the action on the field shifts to national teams, those running Europe's elite club sides need to figure out the money on an expedited schedule. That starts with the Premier League, with the summer transfer window opening on June 9. The rest of Europe's major leagues join in on July 1. That means the time is now to . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (May 31, 2021) US Soccer Players – The summer is back to being busy. With the pandemic halting the action last summer, confederation championships in Europe and South America move to 2021 along with the Gold Cup. Four Concacaf nations have it even busier, starting this week with the Nations League final four. With the conclusion of that tournament delayed and . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Christian Pulisic setting a new high mark for USMNT players to follow. Pulisic subbed on in the 66th minute and had one of the better chances in Chelsea's 1-0 shutout of Manchester City to win the 2020-21 Champions League title. Kai Havetz scored the game's only goal in the 42nd minute. Chelsea goalkeeper Edouard Mendy made one save to keep the clean sheet. Pulisic . . .
Week 7 of the MLS season started at Soldier Field with Montreal shutting out Chicago 1-0 on the road. Mason Toye scored the only goal in the 87th minute with Clement Diop making six saves to keep the clean sheet. "I think overall we controlled the game well," Chicago coach Raphael Wicky said. "We were, in my opinion, clearly the better team. In the beginning, we gave up two easy balls where . . .
The USMNT took an early lead in St Gallen, but it was Switzerland picking up a friendly win on Sunday with a 2-1 result. Sebastian Lletget continued his run of form with the National Team, opening the scoring in the 5th minute. Switzerland had a chance to go ahead from the penalty spot in the 42nd after a Sergino Dest hand ball but failed to convert. Steven Zuber put Switzerland up for good with a . . .