Soccer America Daily
Sunday, August 2, 2020
  • Christian Pulisic's Wembley dream turns to agony

    Pulisic's 45 minutes and 48 seconds in Saturday's English FA Cup final encapsulated his first season with Chelsea. Read the whole story

  • Year 1: Christian Pulisic at Chelsea (2019-20)

    1. Premier League (25 games, 9 goals, 6 assists)
    2. UEFA Champions League (4 games, 1 goal, 1 assist)
    3. FA Cup (2 games, 1 goal)
    4. League Cup (2 games, 1 assist)
    5. UEFA Super Cup (1 game, 1 assist)
    Totals: 34 games, 11 goals, 9 assists.

  • Watch: Key moments of the FA Cup final

    Here's footage of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's two goals; Christian Pulisic's early strike, his injury, and Arsenal's celebrations after its 2-1 win over Chelsea. Read the whole story

  • MLS is Back: Diego Valeri and Sebastian Blanco come through again for Timbers

    The Argentine vets helped Portland rally from a goal down to defeat NYCFC, 3-1, in the quarterfinals. Read the whole story

  • MLS is Back: Minnesota United's domination over San Jose continues

    After the 4-1 win, Loons coach Adrian Heath reiterated his faith in his team that he says others think struggles. Read the whole story

  • Results: MLS is Back Tournament

    Aug. 1 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Minnesota United 4 San Jose 1. Goals; Lod (Aja) 20, Hayes 21, Amarilla (Lod) 56, Hairston (Alonso) 86; Eriksson pen. 50.
    Minnesota United -- Miller; Dotson, Aja, Boxall, Gasper; Alonso, Finlay, Gregus, Hayes (Hairston 67), Lod (Edwards 78); Amarilla (Schoenfeld 61).
    San Jose -- Vega; Thompson (Fierro 60), Alanis, Kashia, Lima (Salinas 60); Eriksson (Skahan 67), Espinoza, Judson (Wondolowski 60), Vako, Yueill; Rios (Hoesen 67).

    Aug. 1 in Kissimmee, Florida
    Portland 3 NYCFC 1. Goals: Blanco 43, Valeri (Niezgoda) 65, Polo (Blanco) 76; Medina pen. 27.
    Portland -- Clark, Bonilla, Mabiala, Zuparic, Villafana, D.Chara, Williamson (Polo 75), Y.Chara (Niezgoda 52), Blanco (Bodily 90+3), Loria (Valeri 46), Ebobisse (Mora 74)
    NYCFC -- Johnson, Tinnerholm, Chanot, Callens, Matarrita, Ring, Sands, Medina (Parks 72), Castellanos, Mackay-Steven (Moralez 56), Mitrita (Heber 72).

  • USL Championship: Kenardo Forbes breaks all-time assist record

    The 32-year-old Jamaican has seven assists in five games this season for the Pittsburgh Riverhounds to give him 38 in his career. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: Saturday, Aug. 1

    England (FA Cup) Christian Pulisic, Chelsea, 48 minutes, 1 goal (1-2 vs. Arsenal)
    Scotland (Premier League)  Ian Harkes, Dundee United, 90 minutes (1-1 vs. St. Johnstone)
    Finland (Veikkausliiga) Jacob Bushue, Haka, 90 minutes (1-1 at SJK)
    -- Michael Hartman, Haka, 90 minutes (1-1 at SJK)
    Norway (Eliteserien) Henry Wingo, Molde, sub-29 minutes (1-2 at  Sandefjord)

  • Soccer America's 2020 Q&As Collection

    Our archive of 2020 Q&As includes interviews with men and women who play a variety of roles at several levels of the game. Read the whole story

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

    1. COVID reveals a hard truth: All sports are pro sports By Luke Decock (Raleigh News Observer)
    2. Will coronavirus dim the Friday Night Lights of Texas high school football? By Molly Hennessy-Fiske (Los Angeles Times)
    3.  City of Las Vegas suspends three soccer leagues for violating COVID-19 guidelines By Peter Valencia (News3LV.com)