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 . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the conclusion of the 2019-20 Championship season in England. Leeds United and West Brom won promotion with Brentford, Fulham, Cardiff City, and Swansea City entering the playoff. Charlton, Wigan, and Hull City drop to League One, with Wigan appealing a 12-point deduction for going into administration. Should that appeal prove successful, Barnsley would finish in . . .
MLS is Back rolls on in Tuesday's soccer news. Philadelphia and Orlando City drew 1-1 on Monday night. Ilsinho put the Union up in the 68th minute with Mauricio Pereyra equalizing in the 70th. Orlando put 7 shots on goal to Philadelphia's 4. Both teams finish with 7 points at the top of Group A to move onto the knockout round. Orlando City takes the top spot on goal difference +3 to +2. “It is . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Jul 20, 2020) US Soccer Players – The final weeks of the European domestic season have never stretched this far into the summer. The pandemic forced the season to take a three-month break that spanned the spring, pushing the domestic calendar into July and the Champions League to August. Once again, Americans played an increasingly important role at various clubs . . .