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Decision day for USA 30 comes on Monday
by Paul Kennedy, May 11th, 2014 5:21PM
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[THIS WEEK IN SOCCER: May 12-18]U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann will announce on Monday the 30 players he will take to the two-week World Cup training camp at Stanford University. All teams have until Tuesday to submit their short lists from which they take 23 players to Brazil. The European club season will end Sunday with a dramatic Barcelona-Atletico Madrid match that will decide the Spanish title.

MONDAY, May 12:
U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann announces the 30 players he will take to the two-week Stanford University training camp. The 23 players he'll bring to the World Cup must come from the short list.

SA CONFIDENTIAL:Projecting the USA 30

TUESDAY, May 13:
All World Cup finalists must submit their 30-player short lists to FIFA. Among the teams expected to go down to the final day to announce their selections are defending champion Spain, Italy and France.

ESPN premieres its new series, “Inside: U.S. Soccer’s March to Brazil,” the  never-before-seen perspective from inside the training camp of the U.S. national team as it prepares for the World Cup (7 p.m. ET). It's followed at 8 p.m. ET by E:60, ESPN's primetime newsmagazine, which devotes an entire show to the World Cup with a rare interview with Lionel Messi, a profile of Pele as he travels across two continents and the very personal backstory of Clint Dempsey. In addition, Jeremy Schaap looks into preparations for Qatar 2022.

WEDNESDAY, May 14:
The 101st edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup continues with 25 games in the second round. It marks the entry of clubs from USL PRO, including its three expansion teams making their Open Cup debuts:  OKC Energy FC at the Tulsa Athletics (NPSL), Sacramento Republic FC at the Ventura County Fusion (PDL) and LA Galaxy II at home against USASA entrant Cal FC, the Cinderella story of the 2012 competition.

-- Portuguese club Benfica, which looks to make history, faces Spanish club Sevilla in the UEFA Europa League final in Turin. It has already won the the Primeira Liga title and Taca da Liga and will complete a rare quadruple with wins in the Europa League final and Taca de Portugal final against tiny Rio Ave Sunday.

THURSDAY, May 15:
Leon looks to win back-to-back titles as it opens the Torneo Clausura final against Pachuca at home. It defeated No. 2 seed Toluca 1-0 twice after eliminating No. 1 seed Cruz Azul in the quarterfinals. Pachuca, which beat Santos in the other semifinals, will host the second leg on Sunday.

SATURDAY, May 17:
Arsenal goes for its first trophy since 2005 when it faces Hull City at Wembley in the FA Cup final. The Gunners, who finished fourth in the Premier League after leading into early February, will be the heavy favorites against Hull City, which finished 16th.

-- MLS clubs must adjust to life without their World Cup players. MLS will take a two-week break at the start of the tournament, but it will be without most of its World Cup players for four weekends. Teams heavily impacted could include Toronto FC (which hosts New York), Real Salt Lake (which welcomes Colorado) and Seattle (at home against San Jose).

SUNDAY, May 18:
Atletico Madrid and Barcelona both tied on Sunday to set up a dramatic final in La Liga. Barca, which played to a scoreless tie with Elche, will host Atletico at the Camp Nou. All it needs to do is win and it retains the title. Atletico could have clinched its first title in 18 years with a win at home on Sunday, but it was held to a 1-1 tie by 10-man Malaga. It will need to beat or tie Barca.


1 comment
  1. Víctor Zaferson
    commented on: May 11, 2014 at 9:58 p.m.
    Hello, I have a question: where is Alfredo Morales? he plays on Germany's Ingolstadt, but probably he is not on the plans of Klinsmann.

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