It was good news for John Brooks and Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga relegation playoff. They keep their spot in the Bundesliga after beating Holstein Kiel 1-0 on the night and 4-1 over two legs. The result might not have the same ridiculous money attached to it as winning promotion to the Premier League, but the object is the same. Topflight status for any club is something they can't afford to . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico has the conclusions of the 2017-18 Bundesliga and Premier League seasons. We start in the Bundesliga, where Bobby Wood's Hamburg beat Gladbach 2-1 at home but other results ended Hamburg's record run in the Bundesliga with a 17th-place finish. Aaron Hunt converted a penalty to put Hamburg up in the 11th minute with Gladbach's Josip Drmic . . .
It's the conclusion of the 2017-18 Bundesliga season on Saturday and the Premier League on Sunday on the weekend soccer TV schedule. NBC is all in on the final day of the Premier League, but unfortunately there's not a lot of excitement left in the various scenarios. We previewed the final day of the Bundesliga for USMNT players as well as the Premier League. In Serie A, Juventus can win the title . . .
The soccer news starts with the scenarios for the Bundesliga clubs with USMNT players going into Saturday's finale for the 2017-18 season. We start at the top where Weston McKennie's Schalke will finish 2nd and take a Champions League place. 3rd-place is Borussia Dortmund's to lose. A combination of final day results could theoretically drop Christian Pulisic's team to 4th, but that's still good . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with bad news for Geoff Cameron's Stoke City. With Cameron on the bench, Stoke City lost 2-1 at home to Crystal Palace, relegating the club from the Premier League. Xherdan Shaqiri put Stoke City in front in the 43rd minute. Crystal Palace equalized in the 68th and scored an 86th minute winner. “It is a tough, tough afternoon for me, for . . .
It's the el clasico on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Barcelona hosts Real Madrid on Sunday with Barcelona already La Liga champions and Real Madrid advancing to the Champions League final to play Liverpool. The stakes are what they are with this one but it's still the biggest club soccer game on this planet. Also on the weekend soccer TV schedule, the Hudson River derby is on ESPN on Saturday. . . .
Score a goal, get the highlight treatment in the roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico. This weekend, the goal scorer was Bobby Wood in Hamburg's 3-1 win at Wolfsburg. Wood converted a 43rd minute penalty to open the scoring, subbing out in the 77th. Lewis Holtby doubled the lead in first-half stoppage time. Josip Brekalo pulled a goal back for Wolfsburg in the 78th with Luca Waldschmidt . . .
There's an MLS stadium debut on the weekend soccer TV schedule. LAFC opens Banc of California Stadium against Seattle on Sunday on FS1. The nationally available Premier League game is Swansea City vs Chelsea on Saturday. There's also the chance for a meeting of USMNT players in the Bundesliga on Sunday when Aron Johannsson's Werder Bremen hosts Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund. LAFC vs . . .
The USMNT players in Europe and Mexico once again starts with Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund. This time, Pulisic assisted on Dortmund's opener in the 4-0 home shutout of Bayer Leverkusen. Pulisic assisted on Jadon Sancho's goal in the 1th minute. Marco Reus added goals in the 55th and 79th with Maxi Philipp scoring in the 63rd. Pulisic subbed out in the 72nd minute. "We made a bright . . .
The FA Cup semifinals get the network TV coverage on the weekend soccer TV schedule. Manchester United plays Spurs on Saturday on Fox, and it's always worth checking your local listings to make sure your affiliate is carrying the game. Also on the soccer TV schedule, the Copa del Rey final is on ESPN Deportes on Saturday with Barcelona hosting Sevilla. Manchester United vs Spurs at 12pm on Fox on . . .