Soccer America Daily
Sunday, July 28, 2019
  • Sergino Dest: 'As a small child you dream of this'

    The U.S. U-20 star was outstanding in his debut for Ajax, starting in its 2-0 win over PSV to win the Johan Cruijff Schaal. Read the whole story

  • Results: Major League Soccer (Week 21)

    Saturday, July 27
    New England 4 Orlando City 1. (Bou 3, Penilla 47, Gil pen. 60, Fagundez 75; Akindele 77. Att.: 19,043.)
    NY Red Bulls 2 Columbus 3. (White 15, Royer pen. 63; Argudo 16, Santos 46, 84.  Att.: 16,126.)
    Chicago 0 D.C. United 0. (Att.: 18,232.)
    FC Dallas 0 Real Salt Lake 0. (Att.: 14,747.)
    Houston 0 Seattle 1. (Morris 59. Att.: 15,138.)
    Minnesota United 0 Vancouver 0. (Att.: 19,845.)
    Montreal 4 Philadelphia 0. (Lappalainen 4, 46, Okwonkwo 36, 66. Att.: 16,344.)
    Toronto FC 2 FC Cincinnati 1. (DeLeon 16, Altidore 50; Ledesma 58. Att.: 25,765.)
    San Jose 3 Colorado 1. (Own goal 2, Qazaishvili 34, Salinas 83; Rubio 88. Att.: 17,762.)
    Portland 4 LA Galaxy 0. (Paredes 37, 81, Valeri 41, Ebobisse 88. Att.: 25,218.)

  • Surging Portland Timbers trounce Galaxy with complete performance

    It could not have gone much better. The Timbers won big -- 4-0 -- and the four teams ahead of them lost or tied. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Matt Williams

    "At this point, they’ve kind of got me. I wouldn’t sign up for it today if it were at the prices it’s at. But because of the experience I’ve had and because I know the people that are in the seats around me, I’m going to continue.”

    -- Matt Williams, who is an LAFC season-ticket holder along with his wife since the team's start in 2018 and has seen the price of each seat go up from $35 to $55 in 2019 to $65 for 2020. LAFC, which is on course to break the MLS record for the best record in the regular season, has sold out every game and capped season-ticket sales at 17,500 for 22,000-seat Banc of California Stadium. LAFC president Tom Penn termed the experience of an LAFC home game “the best in American pro sports.” (Los Angeles Times)

  • Watch: A sweet strike by Jozy Altidore

    Jozy Altidore's gamewinner in Toronto FC's 2-1 win over FC Cincinnati extended his scoring streak to four games. Read the whole story

  • Results: National Women's Soccer League (Week 15)

    Saturday, July 27
    Utah
    1 NC Courage 2. (Press 13; Hamilton 35, McDonald 54. Att.: 10,545.)
    Sunday, July 28
    Reign FC vs. Chicago  4 pm.
    Houston vs. Sky Blue FC 7 pm.
    Note: All times ET.

  • Miami FC and the New York Cosmos move into NPSL final

    The former NASL powers will meet in the championship game after defeating Cleveland SC and ASC San Diego, respectively. Read the whole story

  • Results: USL League Two (Semifinals)

    Saturday, July 27
    Flint City Bucks 1 FC Golden State 0. (Farkas pen. 78.)
    Sunday, July 28
    South Georgia Tormenta FC 2 vs. Reading United AC, 8 pm.
    Note: All times ET.

  • SA Resources: Player health and safety in hot weather soccer

    For coaches, team managers, players and parents -- here are links to Soccer America articles on protecting players from heat illness. Read the whole story