Soccer America Daily
Sunday, November 22, 2020
  • MLS Playoffs: The most insane game ever

    Argentine defender Rodrigo Schlegel was the unlikely hero -- in goal -- for Orlando City in its win over NYCFC in its postseason debut. Read the whole story

  • Results: MLS Playoffs (Eastern Conference round one)

    Nov. 21 in Orlando, Fla.
    Orlando City 1 NYCFC 1 (Orlando City wins 6-5 on penalties). Goals: Nani 5; Chanot (Medina) 8.
    Orlando City -- Gallese; Ruan, Jansson, Carlos, Smith (Schlegel 101); Urso, Rosell (Perea 83), Pereyra (Michel 105); Nani, Dike (Akindele 83), Mueller (Miller 90+4).
    NYCFC -- Johnson; Tinnerholm (Ibeagha 90+5), Chanot, Callens (Scally 120+1), Matarrita (Thorarinsson 115); Ring (Rocha 115), Parks (Acevedo 90+5), Moralez; Medina, Castellanos, Mackay-Steven (Tajouri-Shradi 90+5).

    Nov. 21 in Columbus, Ohio
    Columbus 3 NY Red Bulls 2. Goals: Santos pen. 26, Nagbe 46, Zardes 68; Clark 23, White (Stroud, Rzatkowski) 90.
    Columbus -- Room; Williams, Mensah, Valenzuela, Afful, Nagbe, Santos, Artur, Zelarayan, Etienne (Diaz 81), Zardes.
    NY Red Bulls -- Meara; Duncan, Long, Parker, Pendant, Davis (Rzatkowski 76), Yearwood (Casseres 52), Valot (Kaku 76), Clark (Stroud 76), Royer (White 59), Barlow.

  • Our youth clubs and their development (Part 2)

    Once youth soccer boards realize they are running a sports business with its own rules, they can look for solutions. Read the whole story

  • USMNT: Big contributions from forwards Nicholas Gioacchini and Josh Sargent

    Yanks Abroad: Men's action by players in 22 European leagues. Read the whole story

  • Yanks Abroad: Americans in Bundesliga (Nov. 20-21)

    Tyler Adams (3), RB Leipzig (4th place), 90 minutes (1-1 at Ein. Frankfurt)
    John Brooks (3), Wolfsburg (5th place), 90 minutes (2-0 at Schalke 04)
    Tim Chandler, Ein. Frankfurt (11th place), on bench (1-1 vs. RB Leipzig)
    Gio Reyna (-), Bor. Dortmund (2nd place), sub-14 minutes (5-2 at Hertha Berlin)
    Chris Richards, Bayern Munich (1st place), on bench (1-1 vs. Werder Bremen)
    Josh Sargent (3), Werder Bremen (9th place), 90 minutes, 1 assist (1-1 at Bayern Munich)
    Note: In parentheses are Bild ratings (scale: 6-1, 6-low, 1-high).

  • SA Interview Archive: Voices from youth, college, the pros and national teams

    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. Players have been kneeling for months. Now what? By Miriti Murungi (New York Times)
    2. After waiting patiently for his moment, FC Dallas' Bryan Reynolds has shined as a starter By Jon Arnold (Dallas Morning-News)
    3. Apart but together: tips for a cozier Zoom Thanksgiving By Katie Wortman (AP)