Friday's soccer news starts with Columbus getting the biggest win to open the Concacaf Champions League round of 16. The Crew shutout Real Esteli 4-0 on the road in Managua, Nicaragua. Gyasi Zardes put Columbus up in the 19th minute with Jonathan Mensah doubling the lead in the 25th. Zardes scored again in the 33rd with Pedro Santos converting a penalty a minute into first-half stoppage time. Crew . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in the first-round of the Champions League quarterfinals. Gio Reyna subbed on in the 63rd minute of Borussia Dortmund's 2-1 loss at Manchester City. Kevin De Bruyne scored for City in the 19th minute with Dortmund's Marco Reus equalizing in the 84th. Phil Foden gave City the opening-leg lead in the 90th minute. Zack Steffen was on the bench for Manchester . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Daryl Dike making the difference in Barnsley's 2-1 win at Luton Town in the Championship. Dike opened the scoring in the 27th minute and doubled the lead in the 59th. Luton Town pulled a goal back in the 83rd minute. Barnsley is 5th in the Championship table with 69 points from 39 games, a point behind Swansea and Brentford. "It's good to get back to winning . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with USMNT player Bobby Wood's near future. Real Salt Lake announced the forward will make the move to MLS following the completion of the 2.Bundesliga season with Hamburg. Wood will join the club as a free agent with his contract at Hamburg done at the end of the season. "It was really important for me to get into a club that felt like a family and that's why it . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with FIFA's announcement of the host cities for the 2023 Women's World Cup in Australia and New Zealand. Adelaide, Auckland, Brisbane, Dunedin, Hamilton, Melbourne, Perth, Sydney, and Wellington will stage games. Sydney's Stadium Australia at 83,500 and Sydney Football Stadium at 45,000 along with Auckland's Eden Park at 50,000 are the largest venues. Eden Park is the . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the difference between a delay and a reevaluation. UEFA formally postponed a decision on the future of the Champions League until next month. European soccer's governing body originally set today to vote on changes to their marquee club tournament in advance of the 2024-25 season. Reports have UEFA pushing for the Swiss system that would dramatically increase . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the latest on the 2021 US Open Cup. US Soccer's Open Cup Committee announced that the opening round of the tournament will not go ahead as planned. Instead, the Open Cup will start on May 18 with the round of 16. It should come as no surprise at this point that the committee took the decision due to the pandemic. “After meeting with the committee and listening . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the USMNT U-23s exiting the Concacaf Olympic qualifying tournament following a 2-1 loss to Honduras. The United States fell behind just before halftime. The US got caught trying to play out of the back in the 47th minute, making it 2-0. Jackson Yueill pulled a goal back for the USMNT in the 52nd with a shot from distance. Finishing with 63% of the possession, . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the USMNT learning who they'll need to beat to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics. Honduras and Canada drew 1-1 to conclude group B with Honduras winning the group on a tiebreaker. They play group A runners-up USA on Sunday (6pm ET - FS1). Canada faces Mexico in the late game. The semifinal winners advance to the Olympics. What Jason Kreis and his squad should . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the USMNT finishing 2nd in group A at Concacaf World Cup qualifying. They and group winners Mexico wait on the group B results to see who they will play for a spot in the Olympics on Sunday. Mexico beat the USMNT 1-0 on a 45th minute goal from Uriel Antuna An injury forced Mexico to sub out goalkeeper Luis Malagon for Sebastian Jurado in the 39th minute. With . . .