Wednesday's soccer news starts with Champions League first round qualifying. Romain Gall wasn't in the squad for Malmo's 3-2 home win over Vikingur Reykjavik in the opening leg. Martin Olsson scored for Malmo in the 16th with Vikingur equalizing in the 38th and going a man down with a second yellow to the goal scorer a minute later. Malmo's Ola Tolvonen scored in the 42nd and Veljko Birmancevic . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the MLS results. Charlotte shutout the New York Red Bulls 2-0 at home to open the abbreviated weekend schedule. Ben Bender scored in first-half stoppage time and Derrick Jones doubled the lead in stoppage time. Charlotte goalkeeper made one save to keep the clean sheet. Nashville and San Jose finished scoreless at GEODIS Park. Both teams finished with six shots . . .
By J Hutcherson (May 31, 2022) US Soccer Players - If there's a big picture takeaway from the 2021-22 season in European club soccer, it might be an overreaching awareness of change. UEFA debuted the new Europa Conference League and late in the season confirmed the Champions League revamp for 2024-25. What is now the upcoming season has to manage a November/December World Cup. A FIFPro survey has . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with CF Montreal debuting its new logo for next season. Montreal will retire its current logo after two seasons, introduced as part of the rebrand that changed the name from Impact to Club de Foot. In a press statement, Montreal chairman Joey Saputo said, "Today we are turning another important page of our history,” said CF Montréal Chairman of the Board of . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (May 26, 2022) US Soccer Players - Viewers in the United States should find it pretty easy to tune in to the UEFA Champions League final on Saturday afternoon. Even a set of digital rabbit ears will suffice. CBS will broadcast the Liverpool vs Real Madrid game on its over-the-air channel, preceded by a 90-minute pregame show as well as additional programming on . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts in the League One promotion playoffs. Lynden Gooch's Sunderland drew 1-1 at Sheffield Wednesday to advance to the final 2-1 on aggregate. Trailing from a 74th minute goal, Sunderland's Patrick Roberts scored three minutes into stoppage time. Sunderland plays Wycombe Wanderers at Wembley on May 21 for promotion to the Championship. "We gave ourselves a great chance," . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Manchester City exiting the 2021-22 Champions League at the semifinal stage. Zack Steffen was on the bench for City's 3-1 loss at Real Madrid after extra time, losing 6-5 on aggregate. Up 4-3 from the first-leg, City's Riyad Mahrez extended the lead in the 73rd minute. Real Madrid responded with goals from Rorygo in the 90th and a minute into stoppage time. With . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with a preview of tomorrow's Europa League semifinal second-legs. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig is on the road ant James Sands's Rangers a goal up but facing an Ibrox crowd. Leipzig lost 3-1 at Gladbach on Monday, while Rangers drew 1-1 at Celtic. "Rangers will play differently at home than they did last week," RB Leipzig coach Domenico Tedesco said. "The crowd will be . . .
By J Hutcherson (May 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - While I'm not sure any of us should be nodding along with the idea that we're watching the best club soccer has to offer in this edition of the UEFA Champions League knockout round, it's certainly interesting. Liverpool, needing to reorganize to advance past Villarreal, once again stressed the level of difficulty at the highest level of European . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with UEFA's Champions League and the situation for Zack Steffen's Manchester City. Up 4-3 over Real Madrid, they travel to the Bernabeu on Wednesday well aware of what the home side are capable of doing over two-legs. In this edition of the Champions League, Real Madrid is the team that somehow finds a way through. That happened when trailing 1-0 to PSG in the round of . . .