Friday's soccer news starts with the MLS is Back tournament. New England beat Montreal 1-0 with Gustavo Bou scoring in the 59th minute. Revolution goalkeeper Matt Turner kept the clean sheet with two saves, denying Montreal a late equalizer. “It was a great save," New England coach Bruce Arena said. "What a crime it would have been if we walked off this field with one point today. I thought we . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with Major League Soccer. The MLS is Back tournament officially began with a powerful show of support for Black Players for Change. Orlando City scored in stoppage time to beat Inter Miami 2-1 at Disney's Wide World of Sports Complex. Juan Agudelo scored for Inter in the 47th minute. A lengthy amount of time to tend to Andres Reyes's injury meant both teams continued . . .
Wednesday's soccer news starts with what's becoming a regular story, Christian Pulisic scoring. This time it was in Chelsea's 3-2 win at Crystal Palace. Already up from a 6th minute Olivier Giroud goal, Pulisic doubled the lead in the 27th minute. Palace answered back with a goal in the 34th. With Chelsea seemed to shut the door when Tammy Abraham scored in the 71st, but Palace responded with a . . .
By J Hutcherson (Jul 7, 2020) US Soccer Players - Since streaming services have decided the best way to differentiate themselves is to offer anything they can find, it's not exactly abnormal that the Danish league is available on ESPN+. It was easy to spot what was different with Saturday's AGF vs Copenhagen game. Danish authorities eased restrictions on crowds, allowing over 7,000 into Ceres . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the last piece of the 2019-20 Bundesliga season falling into place. Werder Bremen beat Heidenheim on the away goals rule after drawing 2-2 in the second-leg of their relegation playoff series. The result keeps Werder Bremen in the Bundesliga. Josh Sargent's Werder Bremen entered the second-leg at Heidenheim after drawing 0-0 at home. An own-goal put Werder up in . . .
By Clemente Lisi – NEW YORK, NY (Jul 6, 2020) US Soccer Players – Major League Soccer is finally back. That's a phrase American fans have wanted to hear for months. The return of soccer becomes a reality on Wednesday with what the league is helpfully calling the MLS is Back Tournament. While the other major sports have yet to return to play, pro soccer is embracing its role as a trailblazer in . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the roundup of USMNT players in Europe starts in the Premier League. Christian Pulisic's Chelsea shutout Watford 3-0 at home. Olivier Giroud opened the scoring in the 28th minute with Willian converting a 43rd minute penalty set up by Pulisic. Ross Barkley scored in stoppage time. "I feel really confident in my game right now," Pulisic said. "I'm happy I can be on . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 3, 2020) US Soccer Players - Major League Soccer's pandemic shutdown rendered the league's primary transfer window effectively useless. While sports around the globe sat idle and no clear plan for a return-to-play existed, MLS clubs lacked the impetus and the information to sign new players. Even if they could bring in new talent with travel restrictions and . . .
By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Jul 2, 2020) US Soccer Players - Over the decades, MLS has lent itself to a lot of comparisons. A startup company. A legacy software program. Don Quixote tilting at windmills. The proverbial 800-pound gorilla, and so on. As the league plunges ahead with its MLS is Back tournament amid a steady stream of positive COVID-19 tests among the players on-site in . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts with another strong showing from Christian Pulisic, playing a part in both goals for Chelsea in a 3-2 loss at West Ham. Pulisic set up the penalty Willian converted in the 42nd minute. West Ham equalized in the 51st with Pulisic assisting on Willian's goal in the 72nd minute. West Ham went ahead for good in the 89th minute. "It is a big positive, he is playing well . . .