By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (May 29, 2019) US Soccer Players - The struggle for success in Mexico is a constant one. Liga MX is a pressure-cooker of a league with little room for failure. There's no tolerance for setbacks. Clubs continually tinker with the roster and coaching staff to try to find the right mix. What that usually translates to is a revolving door for coaches at most Liga MX . . .
The roundup of USMNT players outside of MLS starts with Germany's cuo final. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig lost 3-0 to Bayern Munich in the DFB Pokal final at Berlin's Olympiastadion. Bayern Munich scored in the 29th, 78th, and 85th minutes. "The disappointment is immeasurable because we didn't need to lose the game," RB Leipzig coach Ralf Rangnick said. "We were dominant for 30 minutes and only . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with Christian Pulisic's goal in his last home game at Signal Iduna Park. Borussia Dortmund beat Fortuna Dusseldorf 3-2 to take the title race to the final game of the season. Dortmund trails leaders Bayern Munich by two points. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 41st minute with Oliver Fink equalizing in the 47th. Thomas Delaney scored for . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (May 8, 2019) US Soccer Players - When he made the leap from MLS to Tijuana, Oscar Pareja took a risk. Never before had a coach made such a move, joining Liga MX after having coached solely in MLS. Pareja survived until the end of the regular season which is in itself an accomplishment. Nine teams, half of Liga MX, fired its coaches during the Clausura 2019 . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico begins in Germany with Christian Pulisic's return to the starting lineup in Borussia Dortmund's 2-2 draw at Werder Bremen. Pulisic opened the scoring in the 6th minute with Paco Alcacer doubling the lead in the 41st. Werder's Kevin Mohwald scored in the 70th with Claudio Pizarro equalizing in the 75th. "We already had the chance to make it 3-0 in . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga with Westin McKennie's Schalke winning 4-2 at Christian Pulisic's Borussia Dortmund. Andrew Wooten scored again for Sandhausen in their win a league down. Mario Gotze scored for Dortmund in the 14th with Daniel Caligiuri equalizing from the penalty spot in the 18th. Salif Sane scored for Schalke in the 28th. Marco Reus saw . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Apr 24, 2019) US Soccer Players - Monterrey and Tigres UANL play their respective home games less than 10 miles from each other, practically rubbing elbows in the process. Such a local rivalry though is not only for the locals to enjoy. In fact, this one is for everybody. Monterrey and Tigres opened the two-leg final of the Concacaf Champions League on Tuesday, with . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the 2.Bundesliga with another big game for Andrew Wooten. He scored both goals in Sandhausen's 2-2 draw at Joe Gyau's Duisburg. Wooten scored in the 28th minute and converted a penalty in the 62nd. Gyau subbed on in the 33rd, setting up Havard Nielsen's goal in the 71st. Duisburg's Kevin Wolze equalized from the penalty spot in the 88th . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Bundesliga. John Brooks's Wolfsburg came back to beat Hannover 3-1 at home. Hendrik Weydandt put Hannover up in the 30th minute with Renato Steffen equalizing in the 32nd. Steffen scored again in the 71st with Jerome Roussillon finishing off the Wolfsburg goals in the 78th minute. "It was a tough match, as expected," Wolfsburg coach . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in Liga MX with Michael Orozco scoring in Lobos BUAP's 1-1 draw at Morelia. Orozco scored in the 38th minute with Morelia equalizing in the 45th. Orozco subbed out in the 73rd minute. Ventura Alvarado's Necaxa won 2-1 at Santos Laguna. Facundo Castro scored for Necaxa in the 17th minute with Santos equalizing in the 55th. Rodrigo Contreras . . .