The soccer news starts with Mexico lifting the 2019 Gold Cup after beating the USMNT 1-0 in Chicago. The game hinged on Jonathan dos Santos's goal in the 73rd minute. The USMNT had its chances, coming close to taking the lead in the first-half. It's the 8th Gold Cup title for Mexico, giving them momentum in their latest era under Tata Martino. Here's what we saw from the 2019 Gold Cup final. Shot . . .
The 2019 Gold Cup ended at Chicago's Soldier Field on Sunday with Mexico lifting the trophy in a 1-0 win over the USMNT. Jonathan dos Santos scored the game's only goal in the 73rd minute with Guillermo Ochoa keeping the clean sheet. Christian Pulisic won the best young player award for the tournament with the USMNT winning the Fair Play award. The USMNT will reconvene for the September . . .
Week 17 resumed with LAFC staging a comeback to pick up a 6-1 home win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. Yordy Reyna scored for Vancouver in the 5th minute with LAFC equalizing through at 35th minute own-goal. Adama Diomande put LAFC up for good in the 41st. Mark-Anthony Kaye scored in the 46th minute with Carlos Vela adding goals in the 54th and 70th. Diego Rossi finished off the LAFC scoring in the . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 5, 2019) US Soccer Players - When the USMNT play Mexico, it’s not just a game, it’s an event. The biggest soccer event in North America, in fact. This is the occasion that players and fans on both sides of the border, not to mention advertisers and television executives, crave. Thanks to El Tri’s narrow semifinal win over Haiti and the USMNT’s . . .
The USMNT plays Mexico in the final of the 2019 Gold Cup on Sunday (9pm ET - FS1) with plenty of questions for both teams to try to answer. It's been an interesting Gold Cup, getting to the likeliest conclusion of the two big North American nations playing each other for the trophy. How both got there wasn't as straightforward as expected. Here are three things to look for on Sunday. Points to . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 4, 2019) US Soccer Players - The dog days of summer are fastly approaching. MLS clubs had some downtime in June while the Gold Cup group stage was going on. Some teams took well to the break while others did not. With July here so too are crammed schedules and busy travel itineraries. The rankings did not change much from last month, partially because of the . . .
The USMNT advanced to the 2019 Gold Cup final to play Mexico on Sunday in Chicago (9pm ET - FS1). The USA beat Jamaica 3-1 in a game interrupted by a lengthy weather delay in the first-half. Weston McKennie opened the scoring for the USMNT with a 9th minute goal. Lightning caused officials to suspend the game in the 15th minute with the teams not returning to the field for 90 minutes. Christian . . .
MLS week 18 started with lots of goals on Wednesday night. Both the Chicago Fire and LAC won 5-1 while Houston posted a 4-0 shutout at home against the Red Bulls. Wednesday's MLS schedule opened with NYCFC shutting out the Seattle Sounders 3-0 at Yankee Stadium. Maxi Moralez scored in the 58th minute with Jesus Medina doubling the lead in the 77th. Ebenezer Ofori finished off the goals in the . . .
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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 3, 2019) US Soccer Players - FC Dallas's commitment to developing talent through its academy system is, for the leadership at the club, a matter of philosophy. From club president Clark Hunt down to the coaches in the youth teams, FC Dallas fosters a culture built on a belief that developing good soccer players and playing them at the senior level is the right . . .