Thursday's soccer news starts with Zack Steffen on the bench for Manchester City's 2-0 win at Gladbach in the first-leg of their Champions League round of 16 series. Due to pandemic restrictions, Gladbach moved its home leg to Bucharest. Bernardo Silva opened the scoring for City in the 29th. Gabriel Jesus doubled the lead in the 65th minute. The series concludes in Manchester on March 16. "In . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Chelsea taking a 1-0 lead over Atletico Madrid in their Champions League round of 16 series in Bucharest. Olivier Giroud scored the game's only goal in the 68th minute. Edouard Mendy kept the clean sheet without needing to record a save. Christian Pulisic subbed on for Timo Werner in the 87th minute. The series concludes on March 17 at Stamford Bridge. "I'm . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Swansea City confirming that USMNT player Jordan Morris injured his ACL and will miss the rest of the Championship season. Morris subbed on for the second-half in the 4-1 loss to Huddersfield Town and had to be stretchered off in the 59th minute. Swansea City coach Steve Cooper updated Morris's situation in a Monday press conference. "He's had a bad injury . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 18, 2020) US Soccer Players - College soccer is finally getting underway from coast to coast this month. Many of the schools and conferences that pushed back their usual fall seasons to spring due to the COVID-19 pandemic are kicking off the truncated schedule that will lead up to the NCAA tournament in April and May. At least, that was the plan. This week . . .
Thursday's soccer news stays in the Champions League, this time with mixed results for USMNT players. Weston McKennie subbed out in the 63rd minute of Juventus's 2-1 loss at Porto. Mehdi Taremi put Porto up in the 2nd minute with Moussa Marega doubling the lead in the 46th. Federico Chiesa pulled a goal back for Juve in the 82nd. "Our approach changed after a minute because when you concede a . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with tough first-leg results for USMNT players in the Champions League round of 16. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig lost 2-0 at home to Liverpool with the game played in Budapest due to coronavirus restrictions in Leipzig. Mohamed Salah scored for Liverpool in the 53rd minute with Sadio Mane doubling the lead in the 58th. RB Leipzig finished with two shots on goal to . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the latest version of a recurring question. Which of the Champions League round of 16 participants have the most to lose in this season's Champions League? The other way to put that is to ask which team is playing with the most pressure. In a normal season, that might not be the same thing. In this one, like a lot of things, that's tough to call. Since around . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with UEFA's Champions League back in action on Tuesday and Wednesday. It's the first set of the round of 16 phase of the competition, with all four series starting this week involving USMNT players. Tyler Adams's RB Leipzig sort of hosts Liverpool on Tuesday, with that game moved to Budapest over pandemic restrictions. Giving up true home field advantage is an issue, . . .
The soccer news starts in the Fifth Round of the 2020-21 FA Cup. Christian Pulisic subbed out in the 80th minute of Chelsea's 1-0 win at Barnsley. Tammy Abraham scored in the 64th minute. Daryl Dike subbed on in the 59th minute for Barnsley. "I have to be honest, yes, I am relieved, but we can stop the analysis," Chelsea manager Thomas Tuchel said. "It is already done. Chelsea through to the . . .
By J Hutcherson (Feb 9, 2021) US Soccer Players - Let's go ahead and insert all of the appropriate caveats. The 2020 Club World Cup is happening a month late and in a different year. Oceania's representative opted out due to pandemic restrictions. South America didn't get its champion until January 30. After lifting the Copa Libertadores, Palmeiras played a league game on February 2 before going . . .