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1. Michael Edwards started for Wolfsburg's A-Jugend in its 3-0 win over Hannover 96 for its third consecutive German U-19 Cup title. The 18-year-old defender moved from D.C. United’s academy in January. Fellow American Ulysses Llanez, who is in Poland with the U.S. under-20 national team, signed with Wolfsburg in April, too late to be eligible for official competition this season. Sebastian Soto and Chris Gloster, both starters with big roles for the U-20s in their 2-0 win over Nigeria, spent time with Hannover 96's U19s. Soto debuted for the first team at the end of the Bundesliga season while Gloster quickly graduated to the second team.

2. The two-leg Gran Final in Liga MX's Torneo Clausura attracted the two most-watched soccer games of the year on any network, regardless of language. The Tigres-Leon series averaged 1.84 million and 1.97 million viewers across Univision and UDN for the two legs. The average of 1.9 million viewers is up 2 percent over the 2018 Clausura final between Santos and Toluca.

3. U.S. Soccer's Development Academy championships will be played July 8-11 at Orange County Great Park in Irvine, California. They will serve as the finale of the season for boys at the U-16/17 and U-18/19 age group and girls at the U-15 and U-16/17 age groups. The complex includes the 5,000-seat Championship Soccer Stadium and is shared by the USL's Orange County SC, NPSL's Orange County FC and DA's Strikers FC.
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