Soccer America Daily
Monday, April 19, 2021
  • MLS Opening Weekend ... Chicharito: 'We need to be vulnerable and humble'

    Javier Hernandez was on the verge of tears after he twice rallied the Galaxy from a goal down, and it beat Inter Miami, 3-2. Read the whole story

  • Youth Movement: U.S. teenage starters (MLS opening weekend)

    1. Cade Cowell (San Jose, 17 years). Made 17 appearances (4 starts) in 2020.
    2. Caden Clark (NY Red Bulls, 17 years). Opened scoring with golazo.
    3. Gianluca Busio (Sporting KC, 18 years). Began opener as false nine.
    4. Josh Atencio (Seattle, 19 years). Replaced injured Nicolas Lodeiro.
    5. *Adam Saldana (LA Galaxy, 19 years). Started alongside Jona dos Santos.
    6. George Bello (Atlanta United. 19 years). Played every minute in both CCL wins.
    7. Cole Bassett (Colorado, 19 years). Started 30th game in four MLS seasons.
    8. *John Pulskamp (Sporting KC, 19 years). Youngest GK to win MLS game since 2010.
    *Made MLS debut.

  • Watch: Gio Reyna's rocket half-volley from 19 yards out

    The 18-year-old American scored his fourth career Bundesliga goal, his team's opening strike in Borussia Dortmund's 4-1 win over Werder Bremen. Read the whole story

  • Bundesliga: How Americans fared

    Tyler Adams (4), RB Leipzig (2nd place), 90 minutes (0-0 vs. Hoffenheim)
    John Brooks (3), Wolfsburg (3rd place), 90 minutes (2-3 vs. Bayern Munich)
    Tim Chandler (-), Ein. Frankfurt (4th place), sub-25 minutes (0-4 at Bor. M'Gladbach)
    Matthew Hoppe (-), Schalke 04 (18th place), sub-4 minutes (0-4 a. Freiburg)
    Gio Reyna (NR), Bor. Dortmund (5th place), 90 minutes, 1 goal (4-1 vs. Werder Bremen)
    Chris Richards (3), Hoffenheim (12th place), 90 minutes (0-0 at RB Leipzig)
    Josh Sargent (-), Werder Bremen (13th place), sub-31 minutes (1-4 at Bor. Dortmund)
    Note: In parentheses are Bild ratings (scale: 6-1, 6-low, 1-high).

  • Women in Europe: Lyon's Champions League reign is over

    PSG overcame an early goal by Catarina Macario to win, 2-1, and eliminate OL in the quarterfinals on away goals. Read the whole story

  • USWNT in Europe: How they fared

    Alana Cook, Paris SG, sub-3 minutes (2-1 at Lyon in UWCL)
    Abby Dahlkemper, Man. City, 90 minutes (8-0 vs. Aston Villa in FA Cup)
    Rose Lavelle, Man. City, sub-29 minutes (8-0 vs. Aston Villa in FA Cup)
    Catarina Macario, Lyon, 75 minutes, 1 goal (1-2 vs. Paris SG in UWCL)
    Sam Mewis, Man. City, sub-29 minutes, 1 goal (8-0 vs. Aston Villa in FA Cup)
    Christen Press, Man. United, sub-39 minutes (7-0 at Burnley in FA Cup)
    Note: Tobin Heath (Man. United) has returned to the United States.

  • College Men: Conference tournament central

    Bowling Green. Marshall and Jacksonville clinched the remaining automatic bids. Read the whole story

  • College Women: Conference tournament central

    The final three conference champions -- Georgetown (Big East), Iowa (Big Ten) and Loyola, Chicago (Missouri Valley) -- were crowned. Read the whole story

  • Watch: Leo Messi's teammates line up for photos with their idol

    After scoring two goals in Barcelona's 4-0 win in the Spanish Cup, Messi took time to pose for photos with a slew of teammates. Read the whole story

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

    1. UEFA and leagues vow to fight breakaway European Super League: What this means By Gabriele Marcotti (ESPN FC)
    2. Qatar seeks Covid-19 vaccinations for all World Cup visitors By Layan Odeh (Bloomberg)
    3. Fearing COVID-19 surge, families of Toronto FC players relocate to team's base in Florida By Neil Davidson (Canadian Press)