By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Jun 8, 2018) US Soccer Players - The New York Red Bulls added to their bag of bragging rights against NYCFC with a 4-0 win in the Fourth Round of the US Open Cup on Wednesday night. With both teams playing second-choice lineups in a competition with rules regarding the use of foreign players, it was the Jersey side that got the best of their city rivals. Former Red . . .
The soccer news starts with the New York Red Bulls insisting on the NFL's version of geography. Once upon a time, they were the NY/NJ MetroStars, taking a clunky naming convention used by the New York/New Jersey Knights for the 1991 and '92 seasons of the World League of American Football. Like New York City's NFL teams and later the MetroStars, the Knights played at Giants Stadium in New Jersey. . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Apr 30, 2018) US Soccer Players – The Hudson River derby, possibly for the first time in its young history, will feature two teams playing in prime form. While the New York Red Bulls have dominated this rivalry since it started in 2015, NYCFC has looked strong in the past two years. That leads us to this season, where both the Red Bulls and NYCFC are playing like . . .
MLS didn't setup a guaranteed winner for the 2018 Concacaf Champions League final and Liga MX didn't get a clasico. Instead, it's a Liga MX vs MLS matchup. Chivas USA and Toronto FC advanced on Tuesday night to the 2018 Concacaf Champions League final series beginning on April 17 and concluding on the 24. Chivas advanced 1-0 on aggregate over the New York Red Bulls after a scoreless second-leg at . . .
We start the soccer news with a new version of an old question. Thanks to Concacaf revamping the Champions League, for the teams most likely to lift the trophy it's now a short-run knockout tournament. Eight games from late February to mid-April to win the championship, rather than first having to navigate a group stage. What that means competitively is not a lot of difference, with MLS and Liga . . .
The New York Red Bulls ended up a man down and a goal down in their Concacaf Champions League semifinal series with Chivas. The Red Bulls lost 1-0 on the road, with Isaac Bizuela scoring the game’s only goal in the 26th minute. New York’s Aurelien Collin saw red in the 73rd. Chivas goalkeeper Rodolfo Cota kept the clean sheet with two saves. For New York, this was a frustrating game where they . . .
It was a Saturday only schedule for week 4 of the 2018 MLS season with the games coming during the March international break. We start the roundup with the New York Red Bulls shutting out Minnesota United 3-0 at home. Alex Muyl had New York up in the 15th minute. Bradley Wright-Phillips added goals in the 42nd and 78th with Luis Robles making four saves to keep the clean sheet. United goalkeeper . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 16, 2018) US Soccer Players - MLS might be a league of parity, but three weeks into the season not all games are even. A few might have more to teach us than others. Injuries, midweek games for Concacaf Champions League participants, and unusual conditions will play a role in the results and how we parse them. Here is a look at four games have the most potential . . .
The soccer news starts with two MLS teams advancing to the 2018 Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals with a chance for a third. The New York Red Bulls and Toronto FC knocked out Liga MX clubs to take their places on opposite sides of the semifinal bracket. It's a safe assumption that Toronto will be playing Club America, already up 4-0 over Tauro. New York waits on the winner of the Seattle vs . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Mar 12, 2018) US Soccer Players – Tyler Adams is turning into an MLS star at just age 19. After his first full season in Major League Soccer, Adams already looks like a veteran player on a New York Red Bulls roster dominated by youth. The pressure for Adams to succeed is tremendous. He’s resolute on helping the Red Bulls win an MLS Cup and become a regular . . .