The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts in the Austrian Bundesliga. Brenden Aaronson scored in Red Bull Salzburg's 2-0 home win over Rapid Vienna. Karin Adeyemi converted a 79th minute penalty and Aaronson doubled the lead four minutes into stoppage time. Red Bull goalkeeper Philipp Kohn made three saves to keep the clean sheet. "It was every bit the kind of emotional and . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Cameron Carter-Vickers scoring the opening goal in his first game with Celtic. Carter-Vickers put Celtic up in the 64th minute on the way to a 3-0 home win over Ross County. Albian Ajeti added goals in the 70th and 85th minutes. “I thought we played well," Carter-Vickers said. "I thought we persisted as they were tough to break down as it took . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the closing of the summer transfer window and plenty of opinions over what we learned. Is this the new normal where a handful of clubs pull of major moves while others wonder how to compete? Is the lack of big business from the rest an indication that the overall market is slowing? How much influence does the pandemic have on the transfer business as a . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 30, 2021) US Soccer Players – Own-goals are an unfortunate reality of soccer. They normally happen when a defender, unable to fully turn around, kicks or deflects the ball. As YouTube videos will attest, the results can be hilarious but most often lead to face-palming by players and fans alike. Just this past Saturday, Germany's Bayer Leverkusen routed Augsburg . . .
We start in the Bundesliga with Gio Reyna's opening the scoring in Borussia Dortmund's 3-2 home win over Hoffenheim. Reyna put Dortmund up in the 49th minute. Hoffenheim equalized in the 61st with Dortmund retaking the lead through Jude Bellingham in the 69th. A 90th minute equalizer set up Erling Haaland for stoppage time heroics a minute later, scoring Dortmund's winner. Reyna subbed out in the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the MLS All-Stars beating the Liga MX All-Stars on penalties. In the first version of the league vs league format, the teams drew 1-1 in regulation before MLS took the game 3-2 on penalties at Banc of California Stadium. Jonathan Rodriguez scored for Liga MX in the 20th minute. MLS equalized from a 53rd minute Jesus Murillo goal. Following the end of regulation, . . .
The USMNT players in Europe roundup starts in the Premier League. Josh Sargent subbed on in the 77th minute of Norwich City's 5-0 loss at Manchester City. An own-goal put Manchester City up in the 7th. Jack Grealish made it 2-0 in the 22nd. Aymeric Laporte (64th), Raheem Sterling (71st), and Riyad Mahrez (84th) finished off the scoring. "We knew before the season started that these games were . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with the beginning of MLS week 20. Colorado picked up three points on the road with a 2-1 win at the LA Galaxy. The Rapids' Jonathan Lewis converted a 13th minute penalty with LA equalizing in the 34th through Rayan Raveloson. Andre Shinyashiki scored Colorado's winner in the 73rd minute. “Honestly, we’re just trying to do our thing and to be efficient in how we . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 16, 2021) US Soccer Players – The soccer calendar never comes to a stop. A two-month period loaded with National Team tournaments is behind us, and many players across Europe have now started their club seasons. Among this group are many Americans looking to leave their mark again after the success of USMNT players last season. The US emerged victorious two . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with a slight surprise from the opening weekend of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season. Bayern Munich didn't win on Friday at Gladbach. A 1-1 draw on opening day isn't likely to sound the broader alarm. Still, in a season of change, it's not the debut anybody expected. Bayern Munich is one of several clubs starting the season with a new coach. Since theirs came from RB . . .