Monday's soccer news starts the week that will see the rest of Europe's major soccer leagues resume play. The Premier League returns on Tuesday. Serie A follows on Saturday. What passes as the new normal for professional sports means closed door games and attempts to figure out how to add an environment. That means adding crowd noise to the broadcasts, video boards, and any other potentially good . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Erik Palmer-Brown scoring in Austria Vienna's 4-1 win at Mattersburg. Manprit Sarkaria put Austria Vienna up in the 18th minute with Stephan Zwierschitz doubling the lead in the 30th. Mattersburg pulled a goal back in the 38th. Palmer-Brown subbed on at halftime and scored three minutes later. Alexander Grunwald finished off the scoring in the . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Germany's domestic cup. Timmy Chandler's Eintracht exited the DFB Pokal at the semifinal stage, losing 2-1 at Bayern Munich. Falling behind in the 14th minute, Danny da Costa equalized in the 69th minute. Bayern scored again in the 74th. Bayern advances to play Bayer Leverkusen in the final at Berlin's Olympiastadion on July 4. "We were bold in the second-half," . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 10, 2020) US Soccer Players - It's an incredible story. A teenager, from a family of immigrants, emerges from a lesser soccer nation to take the world by storm with his exploits for one of the most famous clubs on the planet. With his combination of awesome athleticism and soccer intelligence, he rockets to stardom in the crucible of an intense, elite . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with something that was already obvious before the Bundesliga restart. Soccer games without fans are bizarre. The handful of closed door games that happened shortly before the coronavirus suspensions made that clear. There's a reason playing behind closed doors is a punishment in better times. Now, it's part of a new normal that no league has time to figure out. In an . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts in the Bundesliga with Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig drawing 1-1 at home with Paderborn. Patrik Schick scored in the 27th minute with Dayot Upamecano seeing red in the 43rd. It took Paderborn until stoppage time to take advantage, equalizing two minutes in. "One point is too little for us," Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsman said. "We didn't play well in the . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Schalke trying to do something that hasn't happened since January 17, win a Bundesliga game. Schalke won 2-0 at Gladbach in a meeting of contenders for the Champions League places. Now, it's Gladbach sitting 4th in the Bundesliga table and Schalke sliding all the way to 10th. Schalke has lost all four of their games since the season resumed, scoring once in a 2-1 . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with baseball's problems and the difficulties in starting a season. Unlike the arena sports and MLS, baseball was still in spring training when the pandemic made playing games impossible. Now, they face an even longer layoff unable to come to agreement on how to start the 2020 season. AP's Ronald Blum reported that the MLBPA, the union that represents baseball . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jun 3, 2020) US Soccer Players - There aren't many spots on the soccer map to train a spotlight, at least not yet. The Bundesliga's return on May 16 grabbed attention from soccer fans around the world, even those who weren't following the German topflight before the shutdown of global soccer created by the Coronavirus pandemic. Though smaller leagues in a handful . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts in the Bundesliga. Tyler Adams subbed on in the 59th minute of RB Leipzig's 4-2 win at Cologne. Trailing from the 7th minute, Patrik Schick equalized for Leipzig in the 20th. Christopher Nkunku made it 2-1 in the 38th with Timo Werner scoring in the 50th minute. Cologne pulled a goal back in the 55th. Leipzig's Dani Olmo finished off the scoring in the 57th . . .