The USMNT continued their 2019 Gold Cup preparations in Cincinnati on Sunday playing Venezuela at Nippert Stadium. With Venezuela working towards the Copa America, they took an early led against the USMNT winning 3-0. The USMNT travels to Minneapolis for their Gold Cup opener against Guyana next Tuesday (10pm ET - FS1). Venezuela's Salomon Rondon opened the scoring in the 16th minute with . . .
MLS played a short schedule over the weekend, with most of the league starting the Gold Cup group stage break early. On Friday night, Toronto FC and Sporting KC drew 2-2 at BMO Field. Felipe Gutierrez converted a 25th minute penalty to put Sporting KC up with Nick DeLeon equalizing in the 43rd. Gutierrez converted a second penalty in the 73rd minute with Jordan Hamilton equalizing five minutes . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 7, 2019) US Soccer Players - Let's start with a question: What is Philadelphia? An important city on the Eastern seaboard. The fourth largest television market in the country. A professional sports hotbed, with teams bearing the city's name in the NFL, NBA, NHL, Major League Baseball, and of course, Major League Soccer. The home to the Union. When it comes to . . .
The soccer news starts with the UEFA Nations League. The Netherlands knocked out England 3-1 in extra time. The Dutch advance to play Portugal in Sunday's final while England meets Switzerland in the 3rd-place game. England took the lead through a Marcus Rashford penalty in the 32nd minute with Matthijs de Ligt equalizing in the 73rd. That 1-1 score held through regulation. A 97th minute own-goal . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jun 6, 2019) US Soccer Players - Injuries, transfers, and international duty are threatening to change what we know about the league so far and these rankings. Teams like Columbus and FC Dallas have been hit hard by player movement of one kind or another, but it's a league-wide issue. Through it all, LAFC seems rather unaffected. LAFC is still the league's premier . . .
Update: Djordje Mihailovic replaces Duane Holmes due to injury. Tyler Adams is out of the Gold Cup squad with a groin injury. Reggie Cannon is added to the roster. The soccer news starts with the announcement of the USMNT's 2019 Gold Cup roster. USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter picked 13 players without previous Gold Cup experience. That includes Christian Pulisic who has never played in . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 5, 2019) US Soccer Players - A "Plan B" formation, a bevy of new faces, and some understandable jitters on the eve of the Gold Cup roster drop were key factors for the USMNT in a 1-0 loss to Jamaica at Audi Field on Wednesday night. Fans are unaccustomed to seeing a result of that nature against the Reggae Boyz, who have now just won twice against the USMNT . . .
The USMNT opened the first of two Gold Cup warm-up games with a 1-0 loss to Jamaica at Washington DC's Audi Field. Shamar Nicholson scored the game's only goal in the 60th minute with Andre Blake keeping the clean sheet. With rosters due for the 2019 Gold Cup at midnight, USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter said he would use this game to make decisions. Jackson Yueill made his international debut for the . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (May 29, 2019) US Soccer Players - At the halfway point of the 2019 Major League Soccer campaign, the Los Angeles teams have been battling for Western Conference and league supremacy. Just not against each other. While the two LA teams haven't met, the rest of the league has felt the effects of playing against LAFC and/or the LA Galaxy. Through the unofficial halfway . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 5, 2019) US Soccer Players - On Tuesday, RB Leipzig of the Bundesliga announced that Ralf Rangnick was leaving his post as sporting director of the club to become the director of sporting and development for Red Bull’s global soccer network. In that role, Rangnick will oversee the soccer operations of the New York Red Bulls and Red Bull’s new Brazilian . . .