Soccer America Daily
Sunday, July 12, 2020
  • MLS's late, late show brings first rout

    It was well past 1 o'clock in the morning when Saturday's second game in Florida ended. Mercifully, Cincinnati fans would add. Read the whole story

  • Results: MLS is Back Tournament

    July 11 in Kissimmee, Florida
    NY Red Bulls 1 Atlanta United 0. Goal: Valot (Kaku) 4.
    NY Red Bulls -- Jensen; Pendant (Parker 90), Long, Tarek, Duncan, Casseres, Davis, Kaku (Fernandez 58), Valot (Stroud 79), Royer (Rzatkowski 90), Barlow (Muyl 58).
    Atlanta United -- Guzan; Escobar, Meza, Robinson, Lennon, Bello (Mulraney 72), Rossetto (Jahn 72), Martinez, Castro (Barco 57), Hyndman (Larentowicz 56), Adams (Remedi 81).

    July 11 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Columbus 4 FC Cincinnati 0. Goals: Zelarayan 27, Zardes (Moktar) 30, Zardes (Zelarayan) 49, Moktar (Jimenez, Zelarayan) 60.
    Columbus -- Room; Afful, Mensah, Wormgoor (Keita 18), Jimenez, Artur (Morris 77), Nagbe (Berhalter 78),  Zelarayan (Cadden 63), Diaz (Etienne 63), Mokhtar, Zardes.
    FC Cincinnati -- Tyton; Abdul-Salaam, Pettersson, Waston, Garza (Gutman 46), Amaya, Medunjanin (Stanko 64), de Jong (Alashe 69), Manneh (Vazquez 54), Kubo, Regattin (Cruz 64).

  • Watch: Red Bulls stun Atlanta United thanks to Frenchman Florian Valot

    Valot, whose last two seasons were cut short by knee injuries, scored his first goal in more than two years in the 1-0 win. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: Saturday, July 10

    Austria (Bundesliga) Erik Palmer-Brown, Austria Wien, 90 minutes (2-3 vs. Hartberg)
    England (Premier League) Christian Pulisic, Chelsea, 65 minutes (0-3 at Sheffield United)
    (Championship) Geoff Cameron, QPR, 90 minutes (0-0 vs. Sheffield Wed.)
    -- Antonee Robinson, Wigan Athletic, 86 minutes (0-0 at Barnsley)
    Norway (Eliteserien) Henry Wingo, Molde, sub-34 minutes (3-0 at Haugesund)

  • USL Championship: Fans return at four of six games

    Landon Donovan's San Diego Loyal won the league's first game back, beating the defending champion Real Monarchs, 1-0. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Sarah Gorden

    "The interviews that I'm doing are going to be about this movement. Obviously, I can talk on soccer, but everything is centered on this movement right now. That's what I want to be talking about. It is draining and I think that that's the biggest difference between being a white athlete and a Black athlete, is that you can't turn it off. Being a Black athlete, having a Black child, having Black family and friends -- you can't turn that off."

    -- Chicago Red Stars defender Sarah Gorden, who at the age of 27 has emerged as one of the leaders of the NWSL team on and off the field, pushing for the formation of a coalition of Black NWSL players. (CBS Sports)

  • Covid-19: Completion of Swiss Super League threatened

    FC Zurich's matches against Sion and Basel were postponed after players and staff had to quarantine. Read the whole story

  • Sunday morning: What we're reading (and listening to)

    1. The case for MLS's bulging Adidas logo, a forgettable distraction among real evils By Henry Bushnell (Yahoo Sports)
    2. Dartmouth's Retreat Shows Rising Pandemic Toll on College Sports By Janet Lorin and Brandon Kochkodin (Bloomberg)
    3. American-owned Danish soccer club wins promotion, still plans to develop young U.S. players By Robert Kidd (Forbes.com)