The soccer news starts with Manchester United's late winner to beat Juventus 2-1 away in the Champions League. Though the 89th minute winner came from a deflection off of Juventus's Alex Sandro rather than the type of wonder goal Cristiano Ronaldo scored to put Juventus up in the 65th, it still counts. How much for Manchester United is now the question. We're not far removed from open speculation . . .
The soccer news starts with the USMNT players in the Champions League. Ethan Horvath was in goal for Club Brugge's 4-0 win at Monaco in Group A. Hans Vanaken opened the scoring in the 12th minute and converted a penalty in the 17th. Wesley Moraes made it 3-0 in the 24th and Ruud Vormer scored in the 85th. Horvath made six saves to keep the clean sheet. After five matchdays, Club Brugge is in . . .
By J Hutcherson (Nov 6, 2018) US Soccer Players -It's hard to get worked up about the latest potential for the elite European clubs breaking away and forming their own super league. The super league story has been dragging along for so many years now it borders on cliche. There could be a super league. It might even make more sense for there to be a super league. There probably won't be, at least . . .
We start the soccer news with matchday four from the 2018-19 Champions League group stage and another opportunity for a streak to end. Borussia Dortmund in Group A, Barcelona in Group B, and Juventus in Group H are three for three with 9 points. Borussia Dortmund and Juventus have both yet to give up a goal. Making it through the group stage without dropping any points is a rarity. It's happened . . .
By J Hutcherson (Oct 30, 2018) US Soccer Players - Julen Lopetegui out as Real Madrid coach after ten games is now the super club story. Following their 5-1 loss at Barcelona on Sunday, Real Madrid is 9th in La Liga and in 1st-place in Champions League Group G on a tiebreaker. That mixes the results, but La Liga struggles and a demoralizing loss to Barcelona drew a line that means a new coach in . . .
The soccer news starts with another big result for Borussia Dortmund in the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League. Dortmund shutout Atletico Madrid 4-0 at home. Axel Witsel opened the scoring in the 38th minute with Raphael Guerreiro adding a goal in the 73rd. Jadon Sancho made it 3-0 in the 83rd with Guerreiro scoring again in the 89th minute. Roman Burki kept the clean sheet with two saves. Pulisic . . .
The soccer news starts with Juventus at Manchester United in the Champions League. It didn't take a deep knowledge of contemporary soccer tactics and trends to notice that Juventus was the better team in a game they won 1-0. That's not a commanding scoreline, but the performance showed a class distinction that's tough to ignore in Group H. Something has to give with Manchester United, and . . .
The soccer news starts with a big goal for Weston McKennie, making the difference in Schalke's 1-0 win at Lokomotiv Moscow in Champions League Group D. McKennie scored in the 88th minute. Schalke goalkeeper Ralf Fahrmann made one save to keep the clean sheet. McKennie saw yellow in the 52nd minute. "Today was a dream come true for me, it was truly amazing," McKennie said. I don’t score a lot of . . .
We start the soccer news with the super club quandary. Lose enough and it's tough to avoid talks of trouble bordering on crisis. Eventually, something has to give. Right now, Real Madrid is trying to push back their eventually. The Spanish giants lost 1-0 at CSKA in the Champions League on Tuesday, adding to their issues in La Liga. It might not be a crisis, but it's certainly something. "This . . .
The soccer news starts with matchday two in the Champions League. From a USMNT perspective, the big game is another opportunity for Christian Pulisic when Borussia Dortmund hosts Monaco. Pulisic's form this season is already drawing plenty of attention, and strong performances on the big stage will only add to that. Dortmund prepares to host Monaco after coming back to beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 . . .