Tuesday's soccer news starts in the Premier League. When Chelsea takes the field later today against Brighton (3pm ET - USA), they'll be playing to keep pace with Liverpool even if they pass them on points to retake 2nd-place. Courtesy of the pandemic postponements, Chelsea will be two games ahead of Liverpool after Tuesday, 23 to 21. 3rd-place Chelsea trails Liverpool by two points after losing . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with another goal for Weston McKennie in Serie A. McKennie's Juventus shutout Udinese 2-0 at home. Paulo Dybala scored in the 19th and McKennie doubled the lead in the 79th minute. Juventus is in 5th-place in Serie A but on 22 games played with the rest of the top five on game 21. "I think we played a good game," Dybala said "In terms of character . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Christian Pulisic's Chelsea at Zack Steffen's Manchester City tomorrow in a top of the table meeting in the Premier League. City has a ten-point lead over Chelsea with both on 21 games played. Liverpool is a point behind Chelsea in 3rd-place, a point behind Chelsea with a game in hand. "Man City opened the gap not over the last months, they opened the gap over . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie's goal for Juventus in their 2-1 Supercoppa Italia loss at Inter Milan. McKennie headed in Juventus's opener in the 25th minute. Inter equalized from the penalty spot in the 35th to send the game into extra time. They won it after the 120th minute, scoring in extra time stoppage time. "Let's not forget we were playing the reigning champions and . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Borussia Dortmund. Gio Reyna is working his way back to game fitness, eventually rejoining a squad with a cushion in 2nd-place in the Bundesliga. Dortmund came back to beat Eintracht 3-2 away on Saturday, returning from the Bundesliga's winter break with a strong showing. They finished the first-half of the season with a 3-2 loss at Hertha BSC, part of a . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with Barcelona's situation. The 6th-place team in La Liga makes a trip to Riyadh's King Fahd International Stadium to play Real Madrid in tomorrow's Supercopa de Espana. Spain's revamp of what most European leagues use as the finale of the preseason not only moves to a different country but includes four teams. Barcelona qualified by making last season's Copa del Rey . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with Toronto FC making their move for Napoli captain and World Cup winner Lorenzo Insigne. After intense speculation linking the player with the club, Toronto announced that Insigne will complete his free transfer to MLS in July. Insigne's Napoli is currently 3rd in Serie A and plays Barcelona in the Europa League knockout round next month. "We are all looking . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts with the third round of the FA Cup. Zack Steffen was in goal for Manchester City's 4-1 win at Swindon Town. Bernardo Silva opened the scoring for City in the 14th, Gabriel Jesus doubled the lead in the 28th, and Ilkay Gundogan made it 3-0 in the 59th. Swindon Town pulled a goal back in the 78th, but Cole Pamer added a fourth for City in the 82nd . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jan 7, 2022) US Soccer Players - It's not actually possible to start over in Major League Soccer. While rebuilding is part of the lifecycle of any professional sports operation, it's always a process. That might be a loaded term in pro sports, but it's the situation clubs find themselves in even when the intent is a massive overhaul across the board. Timing . . .
Friday's soccer news starts in Serie A. Weson McKennie's Juventus drew 1-1 at home with Napoli. Traling from the 23rd, Federico Chiesa equalized for Juventus in the 54th minute. The point has Juventus in 5th-place with 35 points from 20 games. “This was a clash with a direct rival," Juventus coach Max Allegri said. "Napoli played well and we did too. We could’ve taken the lead, but we lacked . . .