The soccer news starts with Aron Johannsson scoring in Hammarby's 2-2 home draw with Elfsborg in the Allsvenskan. Down a goal from the 19th minute, Imad Khalili equalized for Hammarby in the 32nd minute. Elfsborg retook the lead in the 64th, going a man down in the 78th. Johannsson subbed on in the 58th minute, converting a 79th minute penalty. In the Serie B promotion playoff final first-leg, . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with Tyler Adams getting credit for lining up a shot just outside the box to send RB Leipzig to the Champions League semifinals. That shot required quite the deflection to end up in the back of the net, sending RB Leipzig through 2-1 over Atletico Madrid. Dani Olmo put Leipzig up in the 50th minute with Atletico equalizing from the penalty spot in the 71st. Adams scored . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with an important goal for Andrija Novakovich. Frosinine knocked Pordenone out of the Serie B playoffs, winning 2-0 away on the night and taking the series 2-1. Camillo Ciano put Frosinine up in the 7th minute with Novakovich doubling the lead and scoring the series winner in the 15th. Frosinone advances to play Spezia over two-legs for a spot in Serie A. That series . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 12, 2020) US Soccer Players - Remember the "Summer of Soccer"? You probably do, since the phrase has been used many times over to sell Americans on the summer happenings in a sport that sometimes lacks recognition in the United States. We've lived through more than a few summers of soccer. Just last year, MLS joined with Home Depot in something called a . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with Portland lifting the MLS is Back trophy. The Timbers closed out the tournament with a 2-1 win over Orlando City at Disney's Wide World of Sports complex. Larrys Mabiala put Portland up in the 27th minute with Mauricio Pereyra equalizing for Orlando in the 39th. Dario Zuparic scored Portland's winner in the 66th minute. "From the moment we came here from . . .
By J Hutcherson (Aug 11, 2020) US Soccer Players - The 2019-20 Champions League rolls on to the quarterfinal stage in a quasi-bubble environment in Lisbon. In an attempt to get the games in, it's now a single-elimination tournament starting on Wednesday when Atalanta plays PSG on Wednesday at an empty Estadio da Luz. In true UEFA fashion, this hasn't led to running multiple quarterfinals per . . .
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By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Aug 10, 2020) US Soccer Players – The MLS is Back Tournament is ready to crown a winner. Despite the pandemic and the safety protocols that came with it, the league was able to pull off the tournament in Orlando. What seemed like an impossibility just a few months back, the competition allowed for MLS to return, albeit in a different form, for much of the summer. . . .
The soccer news starts with Major League Soccer's plan to restart the 2020 season in its home markets later this week. MLS is starting with makeup games for Dallas and Nashville and then a regionalized schedule and figuring out how to include the Canadian teams. The restart begins the day after the MLS is Back final with Dallas hosting Nashville on August 12 and 15. MLS has set MLS CUp for . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Aug 7, 2020) US Soccer Players - What was once a product of necessity is now something of a hot commodity in the world of Major League Soccer. The league's return-to-play model, the MLS Is Back tournament in Orlando, Florida, is winding down with only Tuesday's final left on the schedule. Fifty-one games in total, played on training fields for the sole benefit of . . .