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 . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Manchester United making it too easy. They exited the League Cup on penalties at home to Derby County on Tuesday. Saturday's 3-1 loss at West Ham in the Premier League now has even more pressure on a club that has spent the preseason and the early part of the Premier League season dealing with just that. Manager Jose Mourinho questioning his squad on tour in the . . .