Friday's soccer news starts with UEFA not at all happy that Belgium went ahead and canceled the rest of their season. The Pro League still has time to reconsider their decision to keep the table as it is, sacrificing the final game of the regular season and giving up on their convoluted playoffs. The Netherlands is also considering calling time on the Eredivisie, a league with two teams tied at . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with more on the economics of suspended seasons. European soccer is in a situation where there may or may not be a hard June 30 deadline to complete the current seasons, with leagues and governing bodies reportedly considering options past that point. Finishing the 2019-20 season appears to be a priority across European soccer, pushing against the scenarios that have . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with UEFA and CONMEBOL responding to the need for a compressed club schedule by pushing EURO 2020 and the 2020 Copa America to the summer of 2021. Both tournaments are now on the schedule for June 11 - July 11, 2021. "It is an extraordinary measure for an unexpected situation, and therefore responds to the fundamental need to avoid an exponential evolution of the . . .
The soccer news starts with leagues suspending their schedules due to the coronavirus. As of now, the German and Mexican leagues are the only ones with games on the schedule this weekend, with that subject to change. Since Major League Soccer joined Serie A and La Liga in suspending their leagues, most of Europe has followed suit. That includes the English leagues announcing they were postponing . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Tyler Adams subbing on in the 56th minute for RB Leipzig's 3-0 home win over Spurs in the Champions League round of 16. RB Leipzig advanced to the quarterfinals 4-0 on aggregate. With Adams unavailable during the group stage due to injury, it was his debut in the Champions League. Marcel Sabitzer opened the scoring for Leipzig in the 10th minute, doubling the . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the second-legs of the Champions League round of 16 in bizarre times for European soccer. With several games now scheduled behind closed doors due to the coronavirus, UEFA 's tournament continues its long slog towards the quarterfinal stage, a proxy for the bigger issues between clubs and European soccer's governing body. ECA and Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin speaking to the organization's congress in Amsterdam. With European soccer's governing body facing pressure from FIFA as well as from some of its own elite clubs, Ceferin responded by stressing UEFA's role as protector of the bigger picture. The one-sentence synopsis of that he put on repeat at the beginning and end of his . . .
The soccer news starts with Liverpool finally losing a Premier League game. The unlikely conclusion to their 44-game undefeated streak came at Watford, with few predicting a 3-0 shutout. Ismaila Sarr scored in the 54th and 60th minutes with Troy Deeney making it 3-0 in the 72nd. Liverpool finished with a single shot on goal. "I don't think you can break records because you want to break records," . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with RB Leipzig beating Spurs 1-0 at Tottenham Stadium to open their Champions League round of 16 series. USMNT player Tyler Adams was unavailable due to a muscle strain but is expected back well before the home leg on March 10. Timo Werner converted a 58th minute penalty for the game's only goal. Both teams finished with five shots on goal, but RB Leipzig held the . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the two clubs featuring USMNT players left in the 2019-20 UEFA Champions League. Christian Pulisic's Chelsea is a week away from their round of 16 series with Bayern Munich with Pulisic working towards match fitness. Tyler Adams strained his calf in training last Friday and is expected to miss RB Leipzig's Champions League first-leg against Spurs on . . .