Soccer America Daily
Monday, August 2, 2021
  • Gregg Berhalter's winning message

    Berhalter has always insisted the USA doesn't have two separate teams, just one big player pool. It definitely grew bigger this summer. Read the whole story

  • Breaking: Canada beats USA in Olympic women's soccer semifinals

    Aug. 2 in Kashima
    USA 0 Canada 1. 
    Goal: Fleming pen. 75.
    USA -- Naeher (Franch, 30); O'Hara (S.Mewis, 81), Sauerbrunn, Davidson, Dunn; Lavelle, Ertz, Horan; Heath (Rapinoe, 60), Morgan (Lloyd, 60), Williams (Press, 60).
    Canada -- Labbe; Lawrence, Gilles, Buchanan, Chapman; Fleming, Scott, Quinn (Grosso, 60); Beckie, Sinclair (Huitema, 87), Prince (Rose, 60; Leon, 90).
    Yellow cards: USA -- O'Hara 32; Canada -- none. Red cards: none.
    Referee: Kateryna Monzul (Ukraine).
    Editor's Note: For coverage of USA-Canada, check back later here

  • What They're Saying: Hugo Sanchez

    "He should be ashamed and hand in his resignation."

    -- Former Mexican national team star Hugo Sanchez on El Tri coach Tata Martino following the 1-0 loss to the USA in the Gold Cup final, Mexico's second loss to the USA in a final in eight weeks. Sanchez was hired in January 2007 with the aim to lead Mexico to the 2010 World Cup, but he was fired after 15 months. Mexico played the USA three times during Sanchez's tenure, losing two -- including the 2007 Gold Cup final -- and tying one. (Futbol Picante)

  • USA-Mexico Men's Gold Cup Final Player Ratings

    Coach Gregg Berhalter's young, mostly MLS-based players lifted the 2021 Gold Cup with a 1-0 overtime over Mexico. Read the whole story

  • Results: Major League Soccer

    Sunday, August 1
    Philadelphia 1 Chicago 1. (Goals: Wagner 36; Frankowski 10. Att.: 16,677.)
    Toronto FC 1 Nashville SC 1.
    (Goals: Gonzalez 20; Castellanos 41. Att.: n/a.)

  • Watch: Highlights and celebrations from USA Gold Cup glory

    Despite being dubbed a 'B' team because the USA's European-based stars were rested, Coach Gregg Berhalter's team came out on top. Read the whole story

  • Results: National Women's Soccer League

    Sunday, August 1
    Portland 2 Kansas City 0. (Goals: Own goal 10, Everett 42. Att.: 16,246.)
    Chicago 3 Washington 1. (Goals: Pugh 19, Hill 39, Gautrat 80; Rodman 71. Att.: 2,534.)
    Houston 1 Gotham FC 1. (Goals: Seiler 57; Onumonu 89. Att.: 3,517.)

  • Yanks Abroad: Tim Weah wins sixth club trophy in 39 months

    Ligue 1 champion Lille captured the Trophee des champions with a 1-0 win over Paris St. Germain before 29,000 fans in Tel Aviv. Read the whole story

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

    1. Olympic semifinal will add to Brazil and Mexico's brewing rivalry By Tim Vickery (ESPN)
    2. Lionel Messi won't return to Barcelona training until he signs a new contract  By Alan Feehely (Football Espana)
    3. Tokyo convenience store chicken gizzards saved my life  By Andrew Keh (New York Times)