Soccer America Daily
Saturday, March 23, 2019
  • USA will make several changes for Tuesday's friendly against Chile

    Tyler Adams, who started on Thursday, left the U.S. camp to rejoin German club RB Leipzig and won't be in Houston. Read the whole story

  • Watch: How U.S. U-20s came back from two goals down to tie France's U-20s

    The USA got goals from 17-year-old Konrad De La Fuente and Christian Cappis (in stoppage time) in the 2-2 tie. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Gareth Southgate

    "I'm delighted for him to get the reaction that he did from the crowd here. We can't hide from the fact that he's had difficult moments with England and he's turned that full circle."

    -- England coach Gareth Southgate on the standing ovation Raheem Sterling received from fans at Wembley Stadium after he scored a hat trick and earned a penalty for England in its 5-0 win over the Czech Republic to open its Euro 2020 qualifying campaign. Sterling came in for fan abuse after England's dismal showing at the 2016 European Championship. (BBC Sport)

  • Saturday morning: What's in the news ...

    1. Mexico beat Chile, 3-1, in Tata Martino's debut as El Tri's head coach Friday in San Diego. European-based Raul Jimenez, Hector Moreno and Hirving Lozano all scored in a span of 14 minutes in the second half to give Mexico the win. The game drew 49,617 fans at SDCCU Stadium. Mexico will head north to Santa Clara to play Paraguay on Tuesday night.

    2. Atlanta United's Josef Martinez scored on a penalty kick to cap Venezuela's 3-1 win over Argentina for only La Vinotinto's second victory over Argentina in 24 meetings. Martinez's Atlanta United teammate, Pity Martinez, started for Argentina in the friendly played at Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano Stadium.

    3. Seattle Sounders captain Nicolas Lodeiro assisted on the opening goal in Uruguay's 3-0 win over Uzbekistan as part of the China Cup in Nanning. In the other game, host China lost to Thailand, 1-0, prompting protests from fans who want the national team disbanded. The game was the first with Italian Fabio Cannavaro in charge.

  • A Ref's View: The Value of a Good Coach

    In the first game, we were more like judges, but in the second game, we were enforcers. Read the whole story