Soccer America Daily
Sunday, January 10, 2021
  • American teenager Matthew Hoppe becomes Schalke 04 hero

    The Californian will go down in Schalke lore for his hat trick that ended its winless streak one game short of the Bundesliga record. Read the whole story

  • Bundesliga: How Americans fared

    Tyler Adams (5), RB Leipzig (2nd place), 90 minutes (1-3 vs. Bor. Dortmund)
    John Brooks (5), Wolfsburg (6th place), 90 minutes (2-2 at Union Berlin)
    Tim Chandler, Ein. Frankfurt (9th place), on bench (2-0 at Mainz)
    Matthew Hoppe (1), Schalke 04 (17th place), 88 minutes, 3 goals (4-0 vs. Hoffenheim)
    Gio Reyna (3), Bor Dortmund (4th place), 90 minutes (3-1 vs. RB Leipzig)
    Chris Richards, Bayern Munich (1st place), on bench (2-3 at Bor. M'Gladbach)
    Josh Sargent (3), Werder Bremen (13th place), 81 minutes (1-1 at Bayer Leverkusen)
    Note: In parentheses are Bild ratings (scale: 6-1, 6-low, 1-high).

  • Yanks Abroad: Men's action in 16 European leagues (Jan. 8-9)

    Andrija Novakovich had a goal and an assist for Frosinone, while Matthew Olosunde scored for Rotherham United in its FA Cup loss at Everton. Read the whole story

  • What They're Saying: Pep Guardiola

    "He's settled perfectly to the dynamic of the group and he is a guy who listens in training. He's been training with maybe the best goalkeeper coach with Xabi Mancisidor and he has the opportunity to improve a lot. He made an incredible save in the first half from Bruno Fernandes, but they were actions with the ball that he's done really well."

    -- Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola on American goalkeeper Zack Steffen, the City backup who made his Premier League debut a week ago in a 3-1 win at Chelsea and followed that up with a 2-0 win over Manchester United in the Carabao Cup semifinals on Wednesday. (AS)

  • U.S. U-23 men: Freese and Pines replace Ochoa and Araujo on camp roster

    Ochoa is again sidelined with a right quad injury. Araujo, who made his senior debut in December, withdrew due to illness. Read the whole story

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

    1. Sources: Sacramento Republic missed MLS expansion agreement, payment deadlines By Meg Linehan, Pablo Maurer, Jeff Rueter and Sam Stejskal (The Athletic)
    2. Dozens of Virginia Tech athletes got COVID-19. Tech still won't say how many. By Henri Gendreau (Roanoke Times)
    3. Manchester City have literally bought a trophy, and it's cost $1 million By Chris Wright (ESPN)