Friday's soccer news starts with the three teams with USMNT players exiting in the round of 32. Timothy Weah subbed out in the 78th minute of Lille's 2-1 loss at Ajax, exiting 4-2 on aggregate. Ajax scored in the 15th minute. Lille's Yusuf Yazici converted a 78th minute penalty while Ajax added a second goal in the 88th. "We are eliminated," Lille coach Christophe Galtier said. "That's what you . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with the first-legs of the Europa League round of 32. Timothy Weah was the goal scorer in Lille's 2-1 home loss to Ajax. Weah's goal came in the 72nd minute. Ajax equalized from the penalty spot in the 87th and went ahead for good in the 89th minute. "What has changed for Timothy Weah? He has now been training normally for six months following a missed season," Lille . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 18, 2020) US Soccer Players - College soccer is finally getting underway from coast to coast this month. Many of the schools and conferences that pushed back their usual fall seasons to spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic are kicking off the truncated schedule that will lead up to the NCAA tournament in April and May. At least, that was the plan. This week . . .
The soccer news starts in the Fifth Round of the 2020-21 FA Cup. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 80th minute of Chelsea's 1-0 win at Barnsley. Tammy Abraham scored in the 64th minute. Daryl Dike subbed on in the 59th minute for Barnsley. "I have to be honest, yes, I am relieved, but we can stop the analysis," Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said. "It is already done. Chelsea through to the . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with another coronavirus issue for Major League Soccer. The Columbus Crew announced that Pedro Santos and Darlington Nagbe aren't available for the MLS Cup final (Saturday, 8:30pm ET - Fox) due to positive coronavirus tests. Santos has played 22 games this season, tied for 2nd in team scoring, and 1st in assists doubling the next three players. There's no replacing that . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Minnesota United advancing to play Seattle in the Western Conference final. In a game available nationally on Fox, Minnesota shutout Sporting Kansas City 3-0 on the road. Kevin Molino opened the scoring in the 27th and doubled the lead in the 35th. Bakaye Dibassy made it 3-0 in the 39th with Emanuel Reynoso assisting on all three goals. Dayne St Clair made four . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 23, 2020) US Soccer Players – The gridiron version of football is synonymous with Thanksgiving. It's a tradition that dates back to the late 1800s and something the National Football League adopted in 1934. Football, however, isn't the only sport available over the four-day weekend. Streaming services, changing habits, and a global schedule have made soccer . . .
The soccer news starts with the US Soccer Federation announcing a November friendly for the USMNT. The USMNT will travel to Swansea to play Wales on November 12 at Liberty Stadium (2:45pm ET - FS1, UniMas). Concacaf sat out the September friendlies due to the pandemic, and US Soccer didn't schedule games in October. This will be the first time the USMNT has played since February 1. US Soccer also . . .
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The soccer news starts with Orlando City joining Portland in Tuesday's MLS is Back final after knocking out Minnesota United 3-1. Nani put Orlando up in the 36th minute, doubling the lead in the 42nd. Mason Toye pulled a goal back for Minnesota in the 83rd minute. Benji Michel finished off the Orlando goals six minutes into stoppage time. "We're very happy to be in the final," Orlando City coach . . .