Wednesday's soccer news starts in the US Open Cup round of 32. Orlando City advanced with a 2-1 home win over Philadelphia. Ercan Kara scored for Orlando in the 54th and Andres Perea doubled the lead in the 57th. The Union's Stuart Findlay pulled a goal back in the 77th minute. “I thought it was a very enjoyable game for our fans," Orlando coach Oscar Pareja said. "The intensity shows the . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts in the League One promotion playoffs. Lynden Gooch's Sunderland drew 1-1 at Sheffield Wednesday to advance to the final 2-1 on aggregate. Trailing from a 74th minute goal, Sunderland's Patrick Roberts scored three minutes into stoppage time. Sunderland plays Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley on May 21 for promotion to the Championship. "We gave ourselves a great chance," . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (May 9, 2022) US Soccer Players – Seattle Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer is so successful in part because he truly worries about the little things. Whether it's scribbling notes on a pad during games or watching hours of videotape in between matches, Schmetzer is always concerned about what comes next. The Sounders made history last Wednesday night by defeating . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Miles Robinson injuring his Achilles tendon early in Atlanta United's 4-1 home win over Chicago. Robinson subbed out in the 18th minute in what the club has now confirmed is a ruptured left Achilles tendon. The injury requires surgery set for today. Atlanta provided no prognosis on recovery time. Robinson became a regular with the USMNT over the Octagonal round . . .
Week 10 of the Major League Soccer season started with Charlotte shutting out Inter Miami 1-0 at home. Andre Shinyashiki scored in the 68th minute with Charlotte goalkeeper Kristijan Kahlina making six saves to keep the clean sheet. Montreal beat Orlando City 4-1 at Stade Saputo. Joel Waterman scored for Montreal in the 21st and Djordje Mihailovic doubled the lead in the 52nd. Orlando pulled a . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts in the Bundesliga. Tyler Adams subbed on in the 71st minute of RB Leipzig's 4-0 home shutout of Augsburg. Ricardo Pepi subbed on for Augsburg in the 58th minute. Leipzig's Andre Silva opened the scoring in the 40th with Christopher Nkunku adding goals in the 48th and 57th. Emil Forsberg converted a 64th minute Leipzig penalty. "It's not . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (May 6, 2022) US Soccer Players - No late dramatic collapse. No bad luck. No questionable referring decisions. No wasted chances. No hearts in throats. No twist of fate to undo rounds of advancement at the final hurdle, preventing a breakthrough achievement for a club and a league. In the end, no doubt and no curse. If we’re being accurate, no one called Major . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (May 5, 2022) US Soccer Players - If USMNT coach Gregg Berhalter and his colleagues at US Soccer ever had any doubts about that power to inspire, a recent informal poll of the current USMNT swept them away. "When I talk to our team, that diverse group of players that we have about their most memorable experience with the World Cup, the first thing that comes to . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Manchester City exiting the 2021-22 Champions League at the semifinal stage. Zack Steffen was on the bench for City's 3-1 loss at Real Madrid after extra time, losing 6-5 on aggregate. Up 4-3 from the first-leg, City's Riyad Mahrez extended the lead in the 73rd minute. Real Madrid responded with goals from Rorygo in the 90th and a minute into stoppage time. With . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (May 4, 2022) US Soccer Players - LAFC lost a game in April to local rivals the LA Galaxy, but they're still the clear-cut front runner in Major League Soccer. LAFC leads the league with 22 points, has scored the second-most goals, and has the second-best goal-differential in MLS. LAFC and Philadelphia, the 2nd-place team in the rankings, seem set to stick around near . . .