Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig won 2-0 at Augsburg. Angelino opened the scoring in the 45th minute with Yussuf Poulsen doubling the lead in the 66th. Peter Gulacsi kept the clean sheet. "We were the better team and deserved to win," Leipzig coach Julian Nagelsmann said. "Looking ahead, playing really well is sometimes less important as long as we are picking up the points to achieve our goals. Every . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the plan to reset how professional soccer works in England. Project Big Picture might not be the catchiest title, but it's pushed Premier League politics to the forefront in an international week. Manchester United and Liverpool's ownership is now the face of a plan to reduce the size of the Premier League, create a playoff for one promotion and relegation spot, . . .
By J Hutcherson (Oct 6, 2020) US Soccer Players - Last week, something interesting happened as Mexico was getting ready to fly out for two games in the Netherlands. The Dutch government decided to take a step back from allowing fans into stadiums. For one of the leagues that called off its 2019-20 season rather than resuming, the return of fans so quickly was a surprising move. This Eredivisie . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in La Liga. Sergino Dest capped his high profile move from Ajax to Barcelona with playing time. Dest subbed on in the 75th minute of Barca's 1-1 home draw with Sevilla. Trailing from an 8th minute goal, Philippe Coutinho equalized for Barcelona in the 10th minute. "Sevilla are a great team," Coutinho said. "They gave us a lot of problems. . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with a goal for Gio Reyna in the first round of the DFB Pokal. Reyna subbed out in the 57th minute of Borussia Dortmund's 5-0 win at MSV Duisburg. Jadon Sancho opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the 14th minute with Jude Bellingham doubling the lead in the 30th. Playing a man up from the 38th minute, Thorgan Hazard added a goal in the 39th. Reyna made it 4-0 . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 14, 2020) US Soccer Players – A new European soccer season is here following last season’s coronavirus-delayed schedule. As usual, there are many Americans scattered across the continent looking to make an impact for their clubs. While the potential for the coronavirus pandemic halting this season looms, Europe's leagues press forward. The season has already . . .
Josh Sargent opened the scoring in Werder Bremen's 2-0 win at Carl Zeiss Jena in the DFB Pokal first round. Sargent scored in the 49th minute with Tahith Chong doubling the lead in the 88th. Sargent subbed out in stoppage time. "I was a bit frustrated at first, but I kept going and was ready for the next chance," Sargent said "Luckily, I took advantage when it came along." Tyler Adams's RB . . .
If you missed topflight club soccer easily available on most cable packages, the Premier League is back. Europe is attempting to play on quickly to return to what passes for a normal schedule. With the leagues in Scotland and France already underway, La Liga and the Premier League begin this weekend. For USMNT fans, the main story remains Christian Pulisic at Chelsea. Now wearing the #10 shirt, . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 7, 2020) US Soccer Players – The European season is upon us just a few weeks after the Champions League final ended the previous season. The pandemic pause pushed the conclusion of the continent's top leagues into the summer, forcing the Champions League to become a single-elimination event in August. What that means is a very short preseason as leagues start . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with the Premier League's finale. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 78th minute of Chelsea's 2-0 home win over Wolverhampton. Mason Mount opened the scoring a minute into first-half stoppage time with Olivier Giroud adding a goal three minutes later. The three points mean Chelsea finishes in 4th-place, winning a Champions League spot in . . .