Soccer America Daily
Wednesday, May 11, 2022
  • Results: U.S. Open Cup (Round of 32)

    Tuesday, May 10
    Orlando City 2 Philadelphia Union 1. (Goals: Kara 54, Perea 57; Findlay 77. Att.: 7,601.)
    D.C. United 0 NY Red Bulls 3. (Goals: Luquinhas 45+3, Tolkin 48, Ryan 68. Att.: 8,920.)
    Inter Miami 3 South Georgia Tormenta 1. (Goals: Lassiter 45, 83, Robinson 47; Sterling 88. Att.: 3,198.)
    Detroit City FC 1 Louisville City 1. (Goals: Rodriguez 14; Harris 23. Att.: 6,837.)
    (Louisville City wins 4-2 on penalties.)
    Sporting KC 4 FC Dallas 2. (Goals: Vujnovic 60, Tzionis 90+8, own goal 94, Shelton 114; Jara 8, Munjoma 34. Att.: 14,922.)
    LAFC 2 Portland Timbers 0. (Goals: Arango 32, Fall 34. Att.: 11,014.)

  • Road to Qatar: 'Moment of hope' for Ukrainians

    Ukraine's national team in exile plays its first match on Wednesday ahead of the World Cup qualifying playoffs. Read the whole story

  • Around the country: American soccer news

    • U.S. U-17s beat Portugal. Cruz Medina's Panenka was the difference for the USA in its 2-1 win over host Portugal at the UEFA Development Tournament for U-17 men's national teams. Medina was one of three San Jose Earthquakes academy players to start along with Oscar Verhoeven and Fidel Barajas. Micah Burton (Austin FC) scored the other goal for the USA, which also beat Belgium, 3-0, and lost to Italy, 1-0.
    U.S. starting XI: Esmanech, Verhoeven, Hall, Hawkins, Harangi, Medina, Wellings, Soto, Gitau, Rudisill, Barajas.
    Highlights: U.S. goals

    • Dynamo exercises Coco's option. The Houston Dynamo has acquired Panamanian midfielder Adalberto Carrasquilla from FC Cartagena in Spain’s LaLiga 2 for a fee Houston reporter Luis Ortiz reported was close to $2 million. Carrasquilla, a key contributor in Panama's World Cup qualifying campaign, joined the Dynamo on loan in 2021. (Twitter)

  • Watch: A day in the life of Brenden Aaronson at Red Bull Salzburg

    Cameras follow the 21-year-old American around to deliver an up-close view of a pro soccer player's breakfast-to-bedtime routine. Read the whole story

  • TV Watch: Most-watched CBS broadcasts (NWSL 2020-22)

    1. 2020 Challenge Cup Houston vs. Chicago, 653,000 (197,000)
    2. 2020 Challenge Cup NC Courage vs. Portland, 572,000 (178,000)
    3. 2021 Challenge Cup Portland  vs. Gotham FC, 534,000 (134,000)
    4. 2021 Championship Washington vs. Chicago, 525,000 (170,000)
    5. 2020 Fall Series NC Courage vs. Orlando, 495,000 (171,000)
    6. 2022 Challenge Cup NC Courage vs. Washington, 461,000 (102,000)
    7. 2022 Challenge Cup San Diego vs. Angel City FC 456,000 (99,000)
    8. 2021 Regular Season Orlando vs. Houston 442,000 (118,000)
    9. 2020 Fall Series Sky Blue vs. Washington 381,000 (104,000)
    10. 2021 Regular Season NC Courage vs. OL Reign 376,000 (101,000)
    Note: In parentheses are viewers 18-49. Source: Skedball.

  • College Men: New NCAA Division I head coaches

    RSL-Arizona's academy director Mike Kraus is the new Grand Canyon men's head coach, replacing Cal-bound Leonard Griffin. Read the whole story

  • Roster: U.S. U-20 WYNT (Chula Vista camp, May 15-18)

    Goalkeeper (3): Nadia Cooper (Washington State), Leah Freeman (Oregon), Teagan Wy (SoCal Blues)
    Defenders (7): Macy Blackburn (Texas Tech), Avani Brandt (Stanford), Sydney Cheesman (Colorado Rush), Sydney Jones (Ohio State), Makenna Morris (Clemson), Evelyn Shores (Tophat SC), Kolo Suliafu (SoCal Blues)
    Midfielders (7): Korbin Albert (Notre Dame), Sofia Cook (UCLA), Annie Karich (Beach FC), Carina Lageyre (Florida United), Sally Menti (Santa Clara), Jaedyn Shaw (Washington Spirit), Jillian Shimkin (Penn State)
    Forwards (6): Taylor Huff (Tennessee); Jameese Joseph (NC State); Camryn Lancaster (TCU), Mia Minestrella (Beach FC), Katherine Rader (Florida United), Riley Tiernan (Rutgers).
    Note: Only Menti, injured in the first game, was on the USA's roster for the Concacaf U-20 Women’s Championship.

  • Dave Johnson on the magic of sports, his remarkable soccer broadcasting career, and battling multiple sclerosis

    The voice of Dave "It's In The Net!" Johnson has accompanied soccer's rise in the USA since the mid-1980s. Read the whole story

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

    1. Who can replicate Miles Robinson's mobility for the USMNT? By Joseph Lowery (Backheeled)
    2. FIFA and EA Sports end decades-long video game partnership By Tariq Panja (New York Times)
    3. Learn from Gandhi and Ali: Marsch seeks to stir Leeds with famous quotes (Reuters)