Though it might not last for much longer, English soccer's insistence on not taking a winter break will be one of those things we miss when it's gone. The Premier League and the lower divisions not only play through, they load up on games around the holidays. Even if the weather isn't accommodating, the games continue. There's no stop-start to the season, resetting in January when the transfer . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Christian Pulisic's eventual move to Chelsea. Borussia Dortmund announced that they've transferred Pulisic for over $70m dollars to the Premier League club, but Pulisic will stay with them on loan through the end of the Bundesliga season. That's a major caveat for a deal of this size, giving pundits and fans plenty of time to pick apart the move. "It was always . . .
The first update of the New Year starts where last year left off, in England with the soccer scores. It was bad news for Tim Ream's Fulham in the Premier League, losing 4-1 at Arsenal. Trailing by two goals from the 55th, Aboubakar Kamara scored for Fulham in the 69th. Arsenal added goals in the 79th and 83rd minutes. "When they created the first chance we made a mistake because the goal came . . .
The soccer news starts with the Bundesliga on winter break. If it's anybody but Bayern Munich top of the table, that's the story. Borussia Dortmund is the team currently telling it, six points ahead after 17 games and still alive in the Champions League. The January transfer window looms, with Bayern Munich well aware that Dortmund is now the team to beat. "I feel we're the FC Bayern from the . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Josh Sargent scoring again for Werder Bremen. Sargent subbed on in the 65th minute for Werder's 3-2 loss at RB Leipzig. Trailing by two goals from the 44th minute, Max Kruse pulled a goal back for Werder in the 67th. Sargent equalized in the 77th. Leipzig scored their winner in the 87th minute. "We’ve played great football sometimes, but not got . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Liga MX. Joe Corona's Club America is celebrating the 2018 Apertura championship, shutting out Cruz Azul 2-0 on the road to take the series by the same score on aggregate. Corona subbed on in the 77th minute with Club America up from a 51st minute Edson Alvarez goal. Cruz Azul went a man down in the 87th minute. Alvarez scored again in . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Josh Sargent scoring on his debut. Sargent subbed on in the 75th minute and was on the score sheet almost immediately in Werder Bremen's 3-1 home win over Alfredo Morales's Fortuna Dusseldorf. Morales subbed on in the 60th minute. Kevin Mohwald opened the scoring for Werder Bremen in the 20th minute. Fortuna's Dodi Lukebakio equalized . . .
USMNT midfielder Tyler Adams is officially a member of Bundesliga club RB Leipzig. The New York Red Bulls announced that they completed the transfer on Sunday. Adams becomes available for RB Leipzig in January. "I’d like to thank everyone at the organization, coaches, staff, my teammates and the supporters,” Adams said in a press statement. “I’ve worn a New York Red Bulls shirt for eight years, . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Liga MX. Joe Corona subbed on in the 69th minute for Club America in their 3-2 home win over Toluca, taking their Apertura playoff quarterfinal series 5-4 on aggregate. Roger Martinez scored for Club America in the 3rd minute with Bruno Valdez doubling the lead in the 24th. Toluca went a man down in the 51st with Paul Aguilar scoring for . . .
The 2018 Liga MX Apertura concluded its regular season over the weekend. Ventura Alvarado's Necaxa lost 1-0 at Queretaro. The game's only goal came in the 41st with Queretaro playing a man down from the 86th minute. Omar Gonzalez's Atlas lost 3-1 at Monterrey. Trailing 3-0 from the 80th minute, Jefferson Duque scored for Atlas in the 88th. Michael Orozco's Lobos BUAP shutout Toluca 2-0 at home. . . .