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1. Alex Mendez (Ajax) and Gio Reyna (Borussia Dortmund) are among seven Americans named to the rosters of the 32 teams competing in the UEFA Champions League group stage, which begins Sept. 17. The others are Mendez's Ajax teammate, Sergino Dest, plus Tyler Adams (RB Leipzig), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea), Tim Weah (Lille) and Ethan Horvath (Club Brugge). Dest, Adams, Pulisic and Weah -- if they are healthy -- have the best chance of playing.

2. The USA beat a Zagreb selection, 2-1, in the first game of the new U-20 men's cycle. Cole Bassett (Colorado Rapids) and Cameron Harper (Celtic) scored in the match played in Rogaska Slatina, Slovenia. On Monday, the U.S. U-20s face the United Arab Emirates U-23s.

3. The gender discrimination trial pitting Hope Solo against U.S. Soccer will begin Oct. 20, 2020, in U.S. district court in San Francisco. The separate trial involving 28 members of the U.S. women's national team -- Morgan v. USSF -- will begin May 5, 2020, in U.S. district court in Los Angeles.

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