Soccer America Daily
Sunday, May 27, 2018
  • Nightmare in Kiev: Karius' night to forget

    It is hard to think of a goalkeeper having a worse game on a bigger occasion than the Liverpool keeper did on Saturday. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Cristiano Ronaldo

    "Who was the top scorer once again? The Champions League should change and be called the CR7 Champions League. I have won five and I am the [leading] goalscorer again, so I cannot be sad."

    -- Cristiano Ronaldo when asked after Real Madrid's 3-1 win in the UEFA Champions League final if he was disappointed not scoring in the final. (Independent)

  • By the Numbers: European champion Real Madrid

    2 Gareth Bale is the first player to score two goals as a sub in a UCL final.
    3 Zidane Zidane is the first coach to win three UCL titles in a row.
    5 Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to win five European titles in UCL era.
    11 The same Real Madrid lineup from the 2017 final in Cardiff started in 2018 in Kiev.
    13 Real Madrid won its 13th title in the European Cup.

  • Watch: How Bale's golazo compares with Mandzukic's golazo in 2017 UCL final

    Gareth Bale's golazo for Real Madrid reminded us of Mario Mandzukic's brilliant strike for Juve a year ago. Read the whole story

  • Ream: 'There's not many better feelings than this'

    Six years after falling into the Championship, American Tim Ream is headed back to the Premier League with Fulham. Read the whole story

  • Results: MLS, Week 13

    Saturday, May 26
    Seattle 0 Real Salt Lake 1.
    (Saucedo 61. Att.: 39,508.)
    Vancouver 3 New England 3.
    (Techera 49, 51, 74; own goal 26, Penilla 48, Bunbury 59. Att.: 22,120.)
    NY Red Bulls 0 Philadelphia 0.
    (Att.: 17,814.)
    Orlando City 1 Chicago 2.
    (Higuita 28; Katai 13, Gordon 82. Att.: 25,288.)
    Minnesota United 2 Montreal 0.
    (Ramirez 52, Ibarra 58. Att.: 21,331.)
    Colorado 2 Portland 3.
    (Own goal 31, Boli pen. 90+8; Armenteros 28, 37, Valeri 57. Att.: 17,424.)
    LAFC 1 D.C. United 1.
    (Rossi 39; Mattocks 84. Att.: 22,000.)
    Schedule: Sunday

  • Watch: Sebastian Saucedo's first MLS goal -- in RSL's first away win this season

    The 21-year-old Real Salt Lake homegrown midfielder Sebastian Saucedo struck from 24 yards in a 1-0 win over the Seattle Sounders. Read the whole story

  • Results: USL, Week 11

    Saturday, May 26
    Toronto FC II  2 Tampa Bay 4.
    (Campbell 50, Johnson 63; Flemmings 24, 89, Nanchoff 25, Gorskie 74. Att.: 141.)
    Swope Park Rangers 1 Phoenix 0.
    (Barry 4. Att.: 916.)
    Timbers 2 1 Real Monarchs 0.
    (Asprilla 77. Att.: 1,548)
    Charleston 1 Nashville SC 1.
    (Guerra 50; Doyle 25. Att.: 2,697)
    Pittsburgh 0 Penn FC 0.
    (Att.: 2,110.)
    Richmond 1 Charlotte 3.
    (Shriver 80; Ekra 14, Caro 45, 76. Att.: 3,867.)
    FC Cincinnati 0 Louisville City 2.
    (Lancaster 15, Davis 73. Att.: 26,459.)
    Colorado Springs 3 Saint Louis FC 0.
    (Vercollone pen. 32, 90+3, Robinson 61. Att.: 4,417.)
    Tulsa 1 OKC Energy 1.
    (Rivas 15; Volesky 1. Att.: 3,366.)
    Orange County SC 3 Fresno FC 0.
    (Enevoldsen 10, Seaton 66, Ramos-Godoy 90+3. Att.: 2,846.)
    LA Galaxy II 7 Las Vegas 2.
    (Zubak 10, 16, 18, 54, Lassiter 60, 89, Buescher 87; Kobayaski 7, 22. Att.: 1,215.)
    Reno 1868  2 San Antonio FC 1.
    (Van Ewijk 39, Thiaw 61; Gordon 47. Att. 4,565.)
    Schedule: Sunday

  • What They're Saying: Isidro Sanchez

    "Personally, I'm wounded, hurt. In professional football, if you have so many mistakes and you are that far below the opponent, that's what happens."

    -- Isidro Sanchez, head coach of the slumping Las Vegas Lights, winless in their last seven games, after a 7-2 loss to LA Galaxy, which got four goals from 20-year-old Ethan Zubak, three in the first 18 minutes for a USL record for the fastest hat trick in history. (Las Vegas Review Journal)

  • Results: NWSL, Week 9

    Saturday, May 26
    Chicago 2 Orlando 5.
    (Kerr 21, 60; Hill 2, Morgan 6, Leroux 61, 63, Weatherholt 83. Att.: 5,047.)
    Sky Blue FC 1 Seattle 0.
    (Rapinoe 64. Att.: 2,814.)
    Schedule: Sunday