Thursday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie's goal for Juventus in their 2-1 Supercoppa Italia loss at Inter Milan. McKennie headed in Juventus's opener in the 25th minute. Inter equalized from the penalty spot in the 35th to send the game into extra time. They won it after the 120th minute, scoring in extra time stoppage time. "Let's not forget we were playing the reigning champions and . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Barcelona's situation. The 6th-place team in La Liga makes a trip to Riyadh's King Fahd International Stadium to play Real Madrid in tomorrow's Supercopa de Espana. Spain's revamp of what most European leagues use as the finale of the preseason not only moves to a different country but includes four teams. Barcelona qualified by making last season's Copa del Rey . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with the third round of the FA Cup. Zack Steffen was in goal for Manchester City's 4-1 win at Swindon Town. Bernardo Silva opened the scoring for City in the 14th, Gabriel Jesus doubled the lead in the 28th, and Ilkay Gundogan made it 3-0 in the 59th. Swindon Town pulled a goal back in the 78th, but Cole Pamer added a fourth for City in the 82nd . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts in the League Cup semifinal first-leg. Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 79th minute for Chelsea, taking a 2-0 lead over Spurs at Stamford Bridge. Kai Havetz opened the scoring in the 5th and Spurs gave up a 34th minute own-goal. The series concludes at Spurs on Wednesday. "We could have created a bigger cushion, it was possible, we created a lot,"Chelsea manager . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts in Serie A. Weston McKennie subbed on at halftime for Juventus in their 2-0 home shutout of Cagliari. Moises Kean scored in the 40th and Deferico Bernardeschi doubled the lead in the 83rd minute. Juventus is in 5th-place in Serie A with 34 points from 19 games played. Inter Milan leads the league with 43 points from 18 games. “I asked the players to take plenty of . . .
FIFA held its Global Summit yesterday, announcing the results of two new studies focusing on the economic impact of the biennial World Cup proposal. FIFA has yet to bring that proposal to a vote, alongside revamping the international calendar starting in 2025. As understatements go, it's fair to say that both of those agenda items would potentially rework international soccer as we know it. As for . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts in the Bundesliga. Timmy Chandler's Eintracht shutout Mainz 1-0 at home on a 34th minute Jesper Lindstrom goal. Terrence Boyd scored in Hallescher's 4-1 loss at SV Meppen in the 3.Liga. Trailing from a 45th minute goal, Boyd converted a penalty in the 54th. Meppen added goals in the 66th, 67th, and 84th minutes. "I’m really happy and pleased with . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with Chris Richards's Hoffenheim winning 2-1 at Freiburg. David Raum scored for Hoffenheim in the 3rd with Freiburg equalizing in the 21st. Hoffenheim goalkeeper Oli Baumann saved a penalty in the 62nd minute. It was Richards sending the three points Hoffenheim's way, scoring four minutes into stoppage time. "Scoring the winner in stoppage time in . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts in the Bundesliga. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig lost 2-1 at Union Berlin on Friday. Falling behind in the 6th minute, RB Leipzig's Christopher Nkunku equalized in the 13th. Union Berlin went ahead for good in the 57th. The game was the last with Jesse Marsch in charge at RB Leipzig. The club announced a parting of the ways with Marsch on Sunday, naming . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Yunus Musah scoring in Valencia's 3-0 win at Utrillas in the first round of the Copa del Rey. Marcos de Sousa opened the scoring in the 27th minute. Valencia failed to convert a penalty in the 52nd, but Musah scored from the rebound. Koba Koindredi scored Valencia's third goal in the 70th minute. Valencia is at Arenteiro on December 15 in the second round. "You . . .