The soccer news starts with Timmy Chandler's Eintracht beat RB Leipzig 2-1 at home in the only Bundesliga game on Monday's soccer schedule. Trailing from the 13th minute, Chandler equalized in the 22nd. Kevin Prince-Boateng scored Eintracht's winner four minutes later. Eintracht is in 3rd-place in the Bundesliga table after 23 games, a point behind Borussia Dortmund and a point ahead of Bayer . . .
The soccer news starts with the CONCACAF Champions League. It's another restart for the tournament, returning to a knockout scenario for the teams from the bigger leagues in the region. That means a league in theory, depending on how much weight you put on the need for a group stage. The round of 16 begins on Tuesday with games on Wednesday and Thursday. This round concludes a week later. MLS is . . .
The soccer news starts with the 3rd-place Champions League teams now looking to advance in the Europa League round of 32. That includes Borussia Dortmund, keeping a USMNT player in European competition this season. It might not be what the Bundesliga club wanted at the start of the season, but the Europa League matters as long as a club remains involved. Manchester United doubled down on that . . .
Well, the Champions League still sort of surprises. The Wednesday soccer news starts with Spurs falling behind by two goals early in Turin only to draw level by the final whistle. At least 90 more minutes to decide the series at Wembley and the bigger question about what counts as an upset in the Champions League. "Did we score too early? No, we played well against a strong side," Juventus winger . . .
The soccer news starts with the 2017-18 Champions League returning to action with the round of 16. Since the super clubs have all but given up in trying to squeeze more value out of the group stage, this is the part of the tournament that really counts. It certainly counts in terms of money, with clubs hoping their domestic counterparts lose as soon as possible. UEFA's broadcast revenue split is . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jan 23, 2018) US Soccer Players - It's not just since Deloitte started doing the work and showing us how much money European soccer clubs make. It's not the idea of clubs as brands capable of generating worldwide revenue. It's not the lobby group the biggest clubs in Europe once ran for their own benefit. The idea that the biggest teams in Europe should for a league to address . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the latest release of the Deloitte Money League table. That's where we learn that Manchester United barely hangs on as the biggest money making club in world soccer. €676m euros in total revenue, €1.7m more than Real Madrid and it shouldn't be lost on anybody what that means in practical terms. Last season's Europa League winner did better financially than . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Dec 20, 2017) US Soccer Players - Toronto FC just made history over the course of the 2017 MLS season. Toronto became the first Canadian MLS team to life the MLS Cup, part of a triple haul of trophies. They also set the MLS record for most points earned in a season. The Reds outscored every one over the course of 34 games while giving up the second fewest goals . . .
It's the draw for the 2018 CONCACAF Champions League in the soccer news, with the same old question. Will an MLS team finally show they can win this thing, or is it still Liga MX's tournament? CONCACAF's attempt at creating something clubs and fans in the region care about has hit another intersection. No more group stage for the clubs from the most competitive leagues in the region. Instead, . . .
The soccer news starts with the wasted match-up scenario in the Champions League. Real Madrid finished second in their group, meaning the bouncing balls that determine the round of 16 could make things interesting. That's exactly what happened. The defending champions will play PSG in the round of 16, meaning one of the favorites in the 2017-18 Champions League won't make the quarterfinal . . .