Wednesday's soccer news starts with Seattle advancing in the Western Conference playoffs. The Sounders knocked out FC Dallas 1-0 at home from a 49th minute Seattle goalkeeper Shane O'Neill goal. Stefan Frei kept the clean sheet without having to make a save. "Very very pleased for Shane," Seattle coach Brian Schmetzer said. "He's worked hard all year long. We actually practiced that set piece and . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with USMNT players in action in Europe. Antonee Robinson started and Tim Ream was on the bench for Fulham's 2-1 win at Leicester City in the Premier League. Ademola Lookman scored for Fulham in the 30th minute with Ivan Cavaleiro doubling the lead from the penalty spot in the 38th. Leicester scored in the 86th. "I'm pleased with the team. We're in a world where it's . . .
Update: 12/1 Andres Perea replaces Frankie Amaya due to a positive coronavirus test. 12/2 Jackson Yueill added to roster. 12/3 JT Marcinkowski replaces David Ochoa due to a right quadriceps strain. The USMNT is back together again following the November international window. This time, it's an out of window camp featuring mainly players from Major League Soccer leading up to the December 9 . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the MLS playoffs, specifically the Eastern Conference. Even more specifically, New England ending Orlando's run with a 3-1 road win. Carles Gil opened the scoring for the Revs from the penalty spot in the 17th minute. Gustavo Bou doubled the lead in the 25th. Junior Urso pulled a goal back for Orlando City, going a man down in the 60th with a red card to Mauricio . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Brazil starts with John Brooks scoring for Wolfsburg in their 5-3 home win over Josh Sargent's Werder Bremen. Leonardo Bittencourt scored for Werder in the 13th minute with Ridle Baku equalizing in the 22nd. Brooks made it 2-1 Wolfsburg in the 25th with Kevin Mohwald equalizing for Werder in the 35th. Wout Weghorst returned the Wolfsburg lead in the 37th . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 27, 2020) US Soccer Players - The Philadelphia Union's best-ever season had just crashed to a shuddering halt well before it was supposed to, and Alejandro Bedoya was infuriated. "I mean, it's one thing to be performing at an elite level during the regular season, but playoffs are playoffs," said the Union captain and USMNT veteran ruefully after his team's . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Nov 25, 2020) US Soccer Players - There's a certain subset of American soccer fans who are more than happy to accept Major League Soccer for what it is. Although there's no arguing that the league has taken notable strides in terms of quality and professionalism over its 25 years of history, MLS retains its reputation for sometimes being uneven with its play and . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with reconsidering what success means in the Eastern Conference. The top two regular season finishers are out, with the MLS playoffs once again demonstrating that upsets can become the norm. The night started with 2nd-seed Toronto exiting to Nashville 1-0 at Rentschler Field. With the game scoreless through regulation, Daniel Ross got the game's only goal in the . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the fourth matchday from the 2020-21 Champions League. Bayern Munich in group A, Liverpool in group D, and Barcelona in group G have already qualified for the knockout round midway through the group stage. All three did it the simplest way possible by winning all of their games. Meanwhile, things haven't gone so smoothly for two super clubs. Real Madrid is in . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Nov 23, 2020) US Soccer Players – The gridiron version of football is synonymous with Thanksgiving. It's a tradition that dates back to the late 1800s and something the National Football League adopted in 1934. Football, however, isn't the only sport available over the four-day weekend. Streaming services, changing habits, and a global schedule have made soccer . . .