Tuesday's soccer news starts with tomorrow's group G schedule in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League. Brendon Aaronson's Red Bull Salzburg hosts John Brooks's Wolfsburg with Salzburg top of the table with four points and Wolfsburg in 3rd, tied on points with 2nd-place Sevilla with two. It's a meeting of teams that normally rely on their Americans.[/caption] Aaronson's move from the Philadelphia . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with FIFA's push for a World Cup every other summer. FIFA is holding remote meetings with MNT coaches on Tuesday and Thursday over what world soccer's governing body describes as "the future of football." That includes proposed changes to the international calendar and the plans for a biennial World Cup. “As a coach of the men`s national teams, their input is . . .
The roundup of Week 30 in Major League Soccer starts at the top of the Western Conference, where Seattle lost 2-1 at Houston. Maxi Urruti opened the scoring for Houston in the 14th minute and Darwin Quintero doubled the lead in the 20th. Seattle's Jimmy Medranda scored in the 41st minute. "I thought the team, considering who we were up against tonight, I thought the team did a great job," . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Brazil roundup starts in the Premier League. Zack Steffen picked up the shutout in Manchester City's 2-0 home win over Burnley. Bernardo Silva scored in the 12th minute and Kevin De Bruyne doubled the lead in the 70th. Steffen made two saves to keep the clean sheet. "He is a much better keeper than when he arrived because we have maybe the best keeper trainer in . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Sergino Dest's return to club duty after a showpiece goal for the USMNT. Dest and his Barcelona teammates are already in an interesting position early in the post-Lionel Messi era. In 9th-place with a dozen points from seven games, their coach's future is in doubt, and the tension is rising in one of Europe's soccer capitals. Barcelona's situation needs some . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Oct 14, 2021) US Soccer Players - The Portland Timbers have not become an MLS dynasty like their Cascadia rivals to the north, but the club's recent history has impressed. Portland, Columbus, Seattle, and Toronto FC have each made multiple MLS Cup appearances since 2015. In fact, Atlanta United is the only other club to participate in this four-team MLS Cup game of . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with three more World Cup qualifying points for the United States. How they got them in Columbus wasn't straightforward. Costa Rica opened the scoring a minute in with unavoidable defensive positioning leaving the play onside. Sergino Dest chasing his mark over the endline became Dest slamming the ball into the top corner in the 25th minute, equalizing against Keylor . . .
The United States fell behind in the opening minute to Costa Rica at Lower.com Field, but came back in a 2-1 World Cup qualifying win. Keysher Fuller scored Costa Rica's goal with Sergino Dest equalizing in the 25th. A strong shot from Timothy Weah put the USA up for good in the 66th, credited as an own-goal to Costa Rica backup goalkeeper Leonel Moreira. Costa Rica starting goalkeeper Keylor . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Oct 13, 2021) US Soccer Players - Everyone knows the feeling. Way off in the distant future is something you need to plan for: attending a wedding, visiting family, maybe getting some important maintenance done on a house or car. There's not going to be anything surprising about it when it arrives, and so there will be no excuse if you're not ready. But then . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the USMNT closing out the October World Cup qualifying schedule against Costa Rica in Columbus (7pm ET - ESPN2). The three-game window is an opportunity to turn around a 1-0 loss to Panama, where the United States finished with no shots on goal. That's the key takeaway, with the USMNT needing to restart the offense at Lower.com Field. "One thing I want to . . .