It's the FA Cup quarterfinals on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Seven of the eight teams involved are from the Premier League, with one chance at a giant killing. Also on the soccer TV schedule, MLS on Univision has NYCFC hosting Orlando City on Saturday and Borussia Dortmund returns to Bundesliga action on Sunday at home to Hannover 96. Once again, Daylight Savings Time hasn't started in Europe . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 16, 2018) US Soccer Players - MLS might be a league of parity, but three weeks into the season not all games are even. A few might have more to teach us than others. Injuries, midweek games for Concacaf Champions League participants, and unusual conditions will play a role in the results and how we parse them. Here is a look at four games have the most potential . . .
By Jeff Rueter – SAINT PAUL, MN (Mar 15, 2018) US Soccer Players - As a freshly-minted 22-year-old, Major League Soccer is understandably still figuring out its place in this big world. No league in professional sports has seen so much of a transitionary period in the past 5-10 years as MLS. In 2008, the Houston Dynamo failed to win a historic MLS Cup three-peat, falling short in the first round . . .
The soccer news starts with the Seattle Sounders crashing out of the 2018 Concacaf Champions League at the semifinal stage. Carrying a 1-0 advantage into the away leg against Chivas, Seattle lost 3-0 on the night with Chivas advancing 3-1 on aggregate. Oswaldo Alanis put Chivas up in the 50th minute with Javier Lopez scoring in the 55th. Jose Godinez added a third goal in the 80th minute. Seattle . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 14, 2018) US Soccer Players - Traditionally speaking, it doesn’t take much to derail an MLS season. A decided lack of depth beyond the first 11-14 players on the roster meant that losing even one or two starters for protracted periods of time could lead to a string of bad results. The safety net in Major League Soccer is significant thanks to six playoff spots . . .
The soccer news starts with MLS and Liga MX announcing the Campeones Cup, the North American version of a super cup. The defending MLS champions will play the winner of the Liga MX Campeon de Campeones, the game between the Apertura and Clausura winners. Toronto FC will host the first Campeones Cup on September 19, 2018. "Major League Soccer is proud to come together with Liga MX for this . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Mar 12, 2018) US Soccer Players – Tyler Adams is turning into an MLS star at just age 19. After his first full season in Major League Soccer, Adams already looks like a veteran player on a New York Red Bulls roster dominated by youth. The pressure for Adams to succeed is tremendous. He’s resolute on helping the Red Bulls win an MLS Cup and become a regular . . .
It's two wins in a row to start the 2018 MLS regular season for expansion team LAFC, beating Real Salt Lake 5-1 away. Joao Plata put RSL up in the 20th minute with Diego Rossi equalizing for LAFC in the 30th. Latif Blessing scored for LAFC in the 33rd with Benny Feilhaber adding a goal in the 47th. Rossi scored again in the 81st with Carlos Vela assisting in the 81st. Rossi assisted on Vela's goal . . .
It's historically the biggest game in England's topflight, and that hasn't really changed. The weekend soccer TV schedule has Manchester United hosting Liverpool on Saturday in a meeting of 2nd vs 3rd-place in the Premier League. There's also a version of the London derby with Chelsea at home against Crystal Palace. In MLS, LAFC tries to make it two wins in a row on the road against Real Salt . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Mar 9, 2018) US Soccer Players - March is well underway, bringing with it the onset of the MLS season and the decisive stretch run of most European campaigns. While it may feel like January camp just ended a few weeks ago, it’s nearly time for interim USMNT coach Dave Sarachan – whose contract was recently extended further into 2018 as the search process for the . . .