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 roundup of USMNT players in Europe, Mexico, and Brazil starts in Austria with another goal for Andrew Wooten. He scored in Admira Wacker's 2-1 loss at Wolfsberger. Wooten opened the scoring in the 3rd minute. Wolfsburg equalized in the 17th and scored in the 76th. Admira Wacker is in last-place in the Austrian Bundesliga with 12 points from 17 games. Staying in Austria, Brenden Aaronson . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 12, 2021) US Soccer Players - The ranks of US internationals in the English Championship grew by three this winter when Jordan Morris, Paul Arriola, and Daryl Dike went on loan. Morris and Arriola joined Swansea City, a club fighting for promotion to the Premier League. Dike moved to Barnsley, a club solidly in the middle of the table. Both Morris and Dike have . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 12, 2020) US Soccer Players - The 2021 MLS season is finally taking shape now that the league and its players union, the MLSPA, have ground through their third round of collective bargaining in 13 months. Instead of early March, this campaign will start on April 17. That's the latest opening day in the league's history and a drastic shift from the trend of . . .
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 . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with the draw for the 2021 Concacaf Champions League, specifically the MLS match-ups. All four USA spots and Canada's place in the tournament were in pot 1 with three Liga MX clubs. Only one club from the North American zone was in pot 2. Canada's participant was the unlucky winner in the draw, with either Toronto or Forge FC playing Leon in the round of 16 that . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Feb 10, 2021) US Soccer Players - The most unusual year in Major League Soccer history ended with the Columbus Crew lifting its second MLS Cup trophy following a comprehensive victory over the Western Conference champions Seattle Sounders. The season did not end the way the Sounders had hoped, but the club's achievement of reaching four MLS Cup finals in five years . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Weston McKennie's Juventus advancing to the 2020-21 Coppa Italia final. McKennie subbed on in the 63rd minute of the 0-0 home draw with Inter Milan, advancing 2-1 on aggregate. The final of the Coppa Italia isn't until May 19. Juventus will play the winner of the Napoli vs Atalanta series that finishes later today. "I hoped to get to this stage of my debut . . .