The soccer news starts with Seattle making it two losses in a row. After losing 1-0 at home to Wednesday to the Philadelphia Union, the Sounders lost 3-0 at the Galaxy on Sunday. Though Seattle still has a games played advantage over the two teams in front of them, in a week they've gone from potential Western Conference contenders to holding onto the final playoff spot. Fortunately for Seattle, . . .
Week 30 of the 2018 MLS season continued with LAFC shutting out San Jose 2-0 at Banc of California Stadium. Walker Zimmerman scored in the 41st and 68th minutes with Tyler Miller making one save for the clean sheet. "LAFC played very well," San Jose forward Chris Wondolowski said. "They were very well organized. Definitely a Bob Bradley-coached team, compact and well-disciplined. I thought our . . .
The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts in the Eredivisie with two goals for Andrija Novakovich. In the Bundesliga, Christian Pulisic continued his run of form for Borussia Dortmund, scoring for the second game in a row. Schalke's Weston McKennie subbed out with a leg injury in their loss to Bayern Munich. Novakovich had half the Fortuna Sittard goals in their 4-4 home draw with . . .
Friday's soccer news opens with Europe's other club tournament. The Europa League began its group stage on Thursday. now facing a coverage issue in the United States. In English, the games are only available on B/R Live, the new streaming service launched by Turner Sports. In Spanish, Univision has coverage but mainly on their Deportes channel. UEFA has tried to raise the status of the Europa . . .
The soccer news starts with the first Campeones Cup winners with Tigres beating Toronto 3-1 at BMO Field. Jesus Duenas put Tigres up in the 36th and doubled the lead in the 64th. An own-goal made it 3-0 Tigres in the 66th. Lucas Janson converted a penalty for Toronto in the 86th minute. What that means in the big picture is an open question. MLS and Liga MX wanted a game that counts, but it will . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (Sep 19, 2018) US Soccer Players - With summer yielding to fall, both Major League Soccer and Liga MX clubs are in heated battles down the stretch of their respective seasons. MLS clubs are jockeying for position and trying to survive. About 16 teams have a realistic chance of reaching the playoffs with a few others hanging around, which means most of the league is . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Sep 19, 2018) US Soccer Players - The San Jose Earthquakes are the latest MLS team who will be looking for a new head coach come winter. San Jose relieved first-year boss Mikael Stahre of his duties on Monday with just six games to go in the 2018 MLS regular season. Assistant Steve Ralston will serve as the interim head coach for the balance of the campaign. After . . .
The soccer news starts with strong performances for USMNT players in the Champions League group stage. Christian Pulisic scored the game's only goal in Borussia Dortmund's 1-0 win at Club Brugge in Group A. Pulisic's goal came in the 85th minute, deflecting the ball off of his shin and over goalkeeper Karlo Letica. Ethan Horvath was on the bench for Club Brugge. ''It's really good that we won," . . .
By J Hutcherson (Sep 18, 2018) US Soccer Players - The 2018-19 Champions League group stage began on Tuesday with the competition once again trying to figure out its future. This is the first season of additional automatic group stage spots for the top domestic leagues and the introduction of two time slots for each match day. In other words, once again UEFA is changing things. We already know . . .
Tuesday's soccer news starts with the latest in Spain's La Liga attempting to play a game that counts in the United States as soon as this January. La Liga has a deal in place, but received pushback from the Spanish federation, the Spanish players' union, and now FIFA itself. ESPN's Adriana Garcia has a statement from FIFA president Gianni Infantino. He isn't exactly thrilled with the idea of . . .