The soccer news starts with Atlanta United winning the second edition of the Campeones Cup. The MLS Cup champions beat Club America, the Liga MX Campeon de Campeones holders, 3-2 in front of an announced crowd of 40, 128 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The result and the quality of the game could help turn the Campeones Cup into an important date on the MLS and Liga MX calendars. Emerson Hyndman put . . .
By J Hutcherson (Aug 13, 2019) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer's other attempt for games that count between MLS and Liga MX will play out on Wednesday night at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. It's the second edition of the Campeones Cup, a sort of super cup between MLS champions Atlanta United and Liga MX Campeon de Campeones winners Club America. Unlike the Leagues Cup, this is a single game to at . . .
The roundup of the USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the opening weekend of the Premier League. Christian Pulisic subbed on in the 58th minute for Chelsea in their 4-0 loss at Manchester United. Chelsea fell behind to an 18th minute penalty with United adding goals in the 65th, 67th, and 81st minutes. "Christian Pulisic is 20 years old. He will be a fantastic player for the club," . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT players abroad. The Championship season began in England with USMNT players in action. Geoff Cameron's QPR beat Stoke City 2-1 on the road. Jordan Hugill put QPR up in the 8th minute with Eberechi Eze scoring in the 53rd. Stoke City pulled a goal back in the 78th minute. "The players have worked hard in pre-season," QPR manager Mark Warburton said. "We've . . .
The soccer news starts with the conclusion of the quarterfinal round of the 2019 Leagues Cup. The Houston Dynamo and Real Salt Lake exited the tournament, with the LA Galaxy the only MLS team to advance to the semifinals. LA plays Cruz Azul in Carson and Club America faces Tigres in Houston on August 20. Club America advanced 6-5 on penalties after drawing 1-1 with Houston in regulation in front . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 24, 2019) US Soccer Players - Over the years, the LA Galaxy has had several outside competitions get in the way of its annual quest for an MLS title. Regular tournaments like the US Open Cup and Concacaf Champions League joined with short-lived tournaments like the SuperLiga and the Pan-Pacific Championship. Now the Galaxy finds itself with yet another . . .
MLS had one team advance on the opening night of the 2019 Leagues Cup alongside one overarching issue. Both the Chicago Fire and the LA Galaxy tested their depth against first choice Liga MX competition and for the Galaxy the gambit worked. Chicago lost 2-0 to Cruz Azul in front of an announced crowd of 14.213 at SeatGeek Stadium. Roberto Alvarado scored in the 43rd minute with Elias Hernandez . . .
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By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Jul 10, 2019) US Soccer Players - Normally, if a Liga MX team signed a Mexican international who had spent his entire career abroad, the move would seem nothing short of genius. First of all, Mexicans typically start at home and emigrate to the Old World. Secondly, any Mexican player who can make a living abroad is likely someone who can step onto any Liga MX team . . .
The soccer news starts with the latest joint competition between MLS and Liga MX. The Leagues Cup starts on July 23, less than two months after MLS confirmed that the tournament would happen. It's the latest attempt for games that sort of count between MLS and Liga MX teams outside of the Concacaf Champions League. MLS and Liga MX already have the Campeones Cup, the meeting between their league . . .