The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the only American in action this weekend in the Premier League. Christian Pulisic played 83 minutes in Chelsea 's 3-2 win at Norwich City. Tammy Abraham scored for Chelsea in the 3rd minute with Norwich equalizing in the 6th. Mason Mount returned the Chelsea lead in the 17th with Pulisic assisting. Norwich equalized in the 30th. Abraham . . .
The soccer news starts with the MLS roundup. NYCFC shutout Columbus 1-0 at home. Valentin Castellanos scored the game's only goal in the 36th minute. Sean Johnson kept the clean sheet with six saves. "The second-half was a completely different game," Columbus coach Caleb Porter said. "We dominated I thought, we pinned them back, it was because we stepped higher and had more energy in the front. . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 21, 2019) US Soccer Players - Don Garber's whistle-stop expansion tour was in St Louis on Tuesday. The MLS commissioner announced that the city will be home to the newest addition to the ever-growing list of teams. If you're counting at home, this is lucky number 28. The as-yet-unnamed club begins play in 2022. That launch date that gives the ownership in St . . .
The soccer news starts with the Leagues Cup. Tigres advanced 5-3 on penalties over Club America with their game finishing 2-2 in regulation at BBVA Stadium. Tigres went up in the 14th minute from an own-goal with Andres Ibarguen equalizing from the penalty spot in the 36th. Ibarguen scored again in the 83rd minute. Club America went a man down in the 90th minute with a red card to Roger Martinez. . . .
The soccer news starts with a question about the MLS Western Conference. With LAFC in complete control, is there any competition left in the West? Just five points separates 2nd from 8th-place, but are all of these teams fooling themselves believing that they'll end up doing anything but eventually exiting the playoffs to LAFC? Maybe, but winning the Supporters' Shield doesn't always mean lifting . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 19, 2019) US Soccer Players – MLS is loaded with notable defenders. Among the best, and most consistent, over the past decade has been Seth Sinovic. The Sporting Kansas City left back was raised in Kansas and has been a part of the team since 2011. Over that time, Sinovic helped the team win the 2013 MLS Cup and three US Open Cups. Sinovic played college . . .
Atlanta took over 1st-place in the Eastern Conference with a week 24 win at Portland, but as almost always in MLS there's a caveat. United is not tied on points with Philadelphia and has a game in hand 26 to 27. That's not the problem for their status as Eastern Conference leaders. It's 3rd-place NYCFC four points behind Atlanta and Philadelphia but on 24 games played. If you're looking for the . . .
Week 24 of the 2019 MLS season saw several draws including Houston responding under interim coach Davy Arnaud and Sporting KC beating the San Jose Earthquakes. LAFC won at Real Salt Lake after playing most of the second-half a man down and Chicago shutout Philadelphia in Bridgeview. The weekend schedule started in Harrison with the New York Red Bulls drawing 1-1 with New England. Marc Rzatkowski . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga with Alfredo Morales and Zack Steffen's Fortuna Dusseldorf winning 3-1 at Werder Bremen. Josh Sargent subbed on in the 81st minute for Werder Bremen. Rouwen Hennings put Fortuna up in the 36th with Johannes Eggestein equalizing in the 47th. Kenan Karaman put Fortuna up for good in the 52nd with Kaan Ayhan scoring in the . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 16, 2019) US Soccer Players - For the Campeones Cup, the old adage "You never get a second chance to make a first impression" doesn't hold true. It turns out, at least with one-off games between the champions of Major League Soccer and Liga MX, it's possible to reboot everyone's thinking. On Wednesday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, . . .