1. Quinn Sullivan, Philadelphia Union, 5 goals, 3 assists
2. Paxten Aaronson, Philadelphia Union, 4 goals, 1 assist
2. Caden Clark, NY Red Bulls, 1 goal, 4 assists
2. Diego Luna, Real Salt Lake, 1 goal, 4 assists
5. Cade Cowell, San Jose Earthquakes, 2 goals, 1 assist
Note: Through five games at Concacaf Under-20 Men's Championship
A big Fourth of July weekend of soccer begins on Friday: USA at Honduras. At stake: a berth in the 2024 Olympics. Read the whole story
The 2-0 win came thanks to a first-half own goal and a rare strike by defender Kelley O'Hara. Read the whole story
"It was the type of game that we're most likely going to have, or the type of opponent most likely we're going to face in the Concacaf championship. It was physical and very, very tight. It was good
for us to prepare."
-- Coach Vlatko Andonovski on the USA's 2-0 win over Colombia in its final test before the Concacaf W Championship -- which will serve as qualifying for the 2023 Women's World Cup and 2024 Olympic women's soccer. The USA will fly to Monterrey, Mexico, on Wednesday and open tournament play on Monday against Haiti.
San Jose's MLS Next Pro head coach also leads its U-17 academy team and works with U.S. Soccer. Read the whole story
* Maarten Paes joins FC Dallas on permanent transfer. The 24-year-old Dutch keeper was playing with FC Dallas on a short-term loan from the
Eredivisie’s FC Utrecht. Paes, who is signed with FC Dallas through December 2025 with club options for the 2026 and 2027 seasons, has started 14 matches and holds a 1.00 goals-against average.
third in MLS.
* Nico Mezquida headed to Greece's Volos FC. The Colorado Rapids agreed to transfer the 30-year-old Uruguayan midfielder after nearly a decade in MLS with 122 appearances for Vancouver and 84 for Colorado. Rapids general manager Padraig Smith praised Mezquida for his "contagious, uplifting attitude and impeccable work ethic."
The U.S. U-20s finished up against the Netherlands, which they will meet again in August at the U-20 Women's World Cup in Costa Rica. Read the whole story
Tuesday, June 28
Real Salt Lake 1 Chicago Fire 0.
• Utah resident Zavier Gozo scored late winner.
LA Galaxy 4 Sporting KC 1.
• LA scorers included Dylan Vanney, one of Greg's twin sons.
Sac Republic FC 3 NY Red Bulls 0 (Highlights)
• Omar Marquez scored hat trick.
Inter Miami 2 Austin FC 1.
• Victor Fung capped comeback with second-half winner.
The Chile-Venezuela women's friendly in Curico proved a welcoming venue for this affection-seeking hound. Read the whole story
1. A diagnosis brings C.T.E. into American pro soccer By Andrew Keh (New York Times)
2. USMNT's Gregg Berhalter talks World Cup 2022 and 2026, MLS players going to Europe too early By Gabriele Marcotti (ESPN FC)
3. Meet the woman who saved the NWSL By Kevin Baxter (Los Angeles Times)