The 18-player team Vlatko Andonovski will take to the Tokyo Olympics will include 17 holdovers from the 2019 Women's World Cup. Read the whole story
"I don't judge the players by their age. They are either good, perform well and can help us win, or they can't."
-- U.S. national team coach Vlatko Andonovski on the 18-player squad he selected for the Olympic women's soccer competition, citing Megan Rapinoe, the team leader in goals in 2021, and Carli Lloyd, who has the most assists. The average age of the U.S. players at the Olympics will be 30.8. Lloyd and Rapinoe will turn 39 and 36, respectively, in July. The age of the other forwards will be 33, 32 and 32. (USA Today)
The Spaniard assisted on all three goals in New England's 3-2 win over the Red Bulls to give him 10 assists in 10 games. Read the whole story
Wednesday, June 23
New England 3 NY Red Bulls 2. (Goals: Buchanan 26, Jones 32, Bou 51; Klimala 53, Reyes 75. Att.: n/a.)
NYCFC 1 Atlanta United 0. (Goal: Tajouri-Shradi 69. Att.: 3,564.)
Philadelphia 1 Columbus 0. (Goal: Monteiro 24. Att.: 16,234.)
Chicago 0 FC Cincinnati 1. (Goal: Barreal 50. Att.: 5,926.)
Minnesota United 2 Austin FC 0. (Goals: Fragapane 10, Hunou 18. Att.: 19,209.)
CF Montreal 0 D.C. United 0.
Houston 2 Portland 2. (Goals: Picault 15, Pasher 33; Asprilla 50, Ebobisse 90+1. Att.: 10,791.)
Sporting KC 3 Colorado 1. (Goals: Salloi 14, 38, Hernandez 64; Rosenberry 84. Att.: 18,690.)
Nashville SC 3 Toronto FC 2. (Goals: Maher 62, Haakenson 83, 90+2; Osorio 26, Mullins 81. Att.: 17,008.)
Seattle 2 Real Salt Lake 1. (Goals: C.Roldan 58, Ruidiaz pen. 88; Rusnak pen. 79. Att.: 24,652.)
LAFC 2 FC Dallas 0. (Goals: Vela 4, Blessing 69. Att.: 22,510.)
Vancouver 1 LA Galaxy 2. (Goals: Bikel 90+2; Hernandaz 47, Alvarez 90+2.)
The teen hit a perfectly placed ball in a 2-1 win over Vancouver. The goal came only a minute after the Whitecaps' equalizer. Read the whole story
Wednesday, June 23
Kansas City 1 Orlando 3. (Goals: Larroquette 45+8; Leroux 45+10, 49, Marta 85. Att.: 4,159.)
Racing Louisville 0 NC Courage 2. (Goals: Williams 26, 33. Att.: 6,334.)
Cristiano Ronaldo's record-breaking two goals helped defending champion Portugal stay alive. Hairier was Germany's escape in Group F. Read the whole story
Saturday, June 26
Wales vs. Denmark Noon. // Italy vs. Austria 3 pm.
Sunday, June 27
Netherlands vs. Czech Republic Noon. // Belgium vs. Portugal 3 pm.
Monday, June 28
Croatia vs. Spain Noon. // France vs. Switzerland 3 pm.
Tuesday, June 29
England vs. Germany Noon. // Sweden vs. Ukraine 3 pm.
Note: All times ET.
We never expected to see a keeper own goal as farcical as last week's by Haiti's Josue Duverger. But Slovakia's Martin Dubravka delivered. Read the whole story
Colombia's players initially refused to kick off after Brazil's controversial equalizer, then lost, 2-1, on a stoppage-time goal. Read the whole story
1. Tokyo shapes up to be No-Fun Olympics with many rules, tests By Stephen Wade (AP)
2. 'LFG' Review: Fairness gets a red card By John Anderson (Wall Street Journal)
3. Boris Johnson faces backlash over quarantine-free Euro soccer VIPs By Stuart Biggs (Bloomberg)