Villarreal steals show with golazo
[GUINNESS INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIONS CUP] Real Madrid and Chelsea won matches Thursday to complete play in the quarterfinals of the Guinness International Champions
Cup, but the highlight of the evening was a golazo from U.S. U-20 Jose Villarreal's 3-1 loss to Real Madrid at the University of Phoenix Stadium.
Villarreal's goal came with a patented left-footed shot after he took a clearance, beat two Real Madrid defenders with two touches to his left and then unleashed a rocket into the far corner.
Frenchman Karim Benzema led Real Madrid with two goals off the bench.
Chelsea beat Inter Milan, 2-0, in front of 41,983 fans at
Indianapolis' Lucas Oil Stadium, the largest crowd ever to watch a soccer crowd in Indiana.
Oscar (assisted by Victor Moses) and Eden Hazard (after Moses was fouled for a penalty) scored for the Blues
No comments yet.
|Recent Soccer America Daily WCQ: Nowak's Benna Boys win, Reggae Boyz stunned Sept. 5, 12:48 p.m. |
Antigua & Barbuda, coached by former U.S. Olympic team coach Peter Nowak, beat Guatemala, 1-0, in ... Women's College Weekend: No. 1 Virginia rallied to defeat UCLA Sept. 5, 11:39 a.m.
Top-ranked Virginia rallied from 1-0 down at halftime to defeat No. 9 UCLA, 2-1, in Westwood ... Men's College Weekend: Maryland beats UCLA before record crowd Sept. 5, 11:06 a.m.
Freshman Sebastian Elney's golden goal lifted No. 4 Maryland past top-ranked UCLA, 2-1, in front of ... U.S. U-23s fall to England's Young Lions, 1-0 Sept. 4, 7:32 a.m.
A goal by Manchster United's James Wilson in the 72nd minute gave England's U-21s a 1-0 ... Dunn honored after getting Washington into NWSL playoffs Sept. 4, 5:27 a.m.
The Washington Spirit's Crystal Dunn, who is running away with the NWSL scoring race, was voted ... Breaking: Bundesliga will debut Sept. 13 on Fox Sept. 4, 5:04 a.m.
The German Bundesliga will air for the first time on network television Sept. 13 when the ... WCQ: Nowak leads Benna Boys against Guatemala Sept. 4, 3:40 a.m.
The third and final knockout round of World Cup 2018 qualifying begins in Concacaf with six ... Scouting Report: U.S. vets set for return against Peru Sept. 4, 2:10 a.m.
The USA plays Peru Friday night in the first of two friendly games as it prepares ... NASL Roundup: Freddy Adu ready to play again Sept. 4, 12:40 a.m.
Freddy Adu's hopes of finding his stride at the 12th club of his professional career haven't ... MLS: Best of August Sept. 4, 12:29 a.m.
A memorable brother act and yet another superb double-save highlight the best moments from the games ... >> Soccer America Daily Archives