By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Oct 11, 2021) US Soccer Players – The biggest transfer moves of the summer involved the world's two best players. Lionel Messi's departure for Paris Saint-Germain in August, followed a few weeks later by Cristiano Ronaldo's return to Manchester United, marked a transfer season like no other. The race is now on, once again, for which of the two will have the better . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with another coaching change in MLS. The Chicago Fire "parted ways" with Raphael Wicky following a 2-0 home win over NYCFC at Soldier Field. Robert Beric scored in the 48th and Federico Navarro doubled the lead in the 66th. Chicago goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina made two saves to keep the clean sheet. The Fire is in 12th-place in the East a dozen points out of the playoff . . .
Tyler Adams subbed on in the 78th minute of RB Leipzig's 2-1 home loss to Club Brugge in group A of the Champions League. Christopher Nkunku scored for Leipzig in the 5th minute. Club Brugge equalized through Hans Vanaken in the 22nd and Mats Rits scored in the 41st. Owen Otasowie wasn't in the squad for Club Brugge. "We managed to take an early lead, but the rest of the first half was hectic. . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with matchday 2 in the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League. Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel confirmed earlier today that Christian Pulisic will miss tomorrow's game at Juventus in group H. Pulisic continues to recover from the injury he picked up during the USMNT's game at Honduras on September 8. "You never know with players that are missing," Tuchel said about making . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Sep 27, 2021) US Soccer Players – Soccer is a game where the attention of fans normally focuses on very few things. Goals are an obvious one. So are saves and fouls. It's not a coincidence that both relate to the scoring of goals. What about the goal itself? They only matter to most of us when a ball hits one. They only become important when they make a . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Sergino Dest's Barcelona needing a late comeback to draw 1-1 at home with Granada. Falling behind in the 2nd minute, Ronald Araujo equalized for Barca in the 90th. The result has them in 7th-place in La Liga on eight points from four games. They're one of six undefeated teams, a list that includes the top two and 14th-place Villarreal, who've drawn every game this . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the Champions League where Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig lost 6-3 at Manchester City. Nathan Ake put City up in the 16th and an own-goal doubled the lead in the 28th. Christopher Nkunku pulled a goal back for Leipzig, but a first-half stoppage time penalty from Riyad Mahrez made it 3-1 City. Nkunku scored again in the 51st. City's Jack Grealish added a fourth goal in . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Jordan Pefok getting the late winner on the opening night of the 2021-22 UEFA Champions League group stage. Young Boys beat Manchester United 2-1 at home, playing a man up from the 35th minute. Trailing from the 13th, Nicolas Ngamaleu equalized for Young Boys in the 66th. A halftime substitute, Pefok took advantage of a deflected backpass to score five minutes . . .
By J Hutcherson (Sep 14, 2021) US Soccer Players - The quickest and obvious way to look at the 2021-22 Champions League is that it's PSG's to lose. Their triple-forward lineup of Neymar, Kylian Mbappe, and Lionel Messi should make life difficult for every team they play. Sure, if it really was that easy Real Madrid in the Galacticos era would've won more trophies, but PSG right now may be the . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Juventus looking for points in Serie A. Weston McKennie subbed out in the 72nd minute of their 2-1 loss at Napoli with the game 1-1. Napoli scored in the 85th to remain tied on points at the top of the table after starting the season with three straight wins. Juventus, meanwhile, has one point from three games and a -2 goal difference. "Defensively we played . . .