Soccer America Daily
Sunday, February 5, 2023
  • Top 5: 2022-23 Bundesliga scorers (goals per 90 minutes)

    1. Gio Reyna, Bor. Dortmund (5 goals in 438 minutes), 1.03
    2. Marcus Ingvartsen, Mainz (6 goals in 612 minutes), 0.88
    3. Christopher Nkunku, RB Leipzig (12 goals in 1,282 minutes), 0.84
    4. Moanes Dabbur, Hoffenheim (5 goals in 541 minutes), 0.83
    5. Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting, Bayern Munich (7 goals in 771 minutes), 0.82
    Note: Players with five or more goals scored.

  • Club World Cup: Seattle Sounders out after one game in Morocco

    Egyptian club Al Ahly edged the Sounders, 1-0, on a late goal to book a semifinal date with Real Madrid. Read the whole story

  • Preseason: Major League Soccer

    After almost four weeks of training at Olympic Stadium, CF Montreal became the last cold-weather team to head to warmer climes, flying to Fort Lauderdale on Sunday. Montreal will spend 12 days at Inter Miami's Florida Blue Training Center before heading to St. Petersburg for the remainder of preseason. It begins the regular season Feb. 25 at Inter Miami ... MLS Cup runner-up Philadelphia has opened preseason with three wins and one tie—all against MLS opposition in Florida. In its most recent outing, the Union beat New England, 2-0, on goals by Daniel Gazdag and Jesus Bueno. Its three U.S. U-20 players—Brandan Craig, Jack McGlynn and Quinn Sullivan—all started. It will remain at its Clearwater base for three more games.

  • Americans deliver across Europe

    Jordan Pefok and Auston Trusty scored late winners, while Gio Reyna scored again on a big weekend for Yanks abroad. Read the whole story

  • Results: UPSL playoffs (fall championship)

    Semifinals: SCU Heat 1 Santa Cruz FC 0. (Goal: Binaghi 79.)
    • Olympians FC 5 Rush ACM3 4. (Goals: Sesay 4, Rodriguez 22, 41, Cardozo 45, Gomez 59; Astorga 11, Cataldi 15, Alvarado 66, Gandara 75.)
    Third-Place Game: Santa Cruz FC 3 Rush ACM3 0. (Goals: Barbosa 38, 39, Alves 45.)
    Final: Olympians FC 1 SCU Heat 0. (Goal: German 90+1.)

  • Jesse Marsch feels stress of Leeds' relegation fight after Forest defeat

    The American coach's team has not won a league game since November and sits outside the drop zone only on goal difference. Read the whole story

  • Around the Country: Women's Premier Soccer League

    • Kendra Halterman has been named the WPSL's new commissioner ahead of its 25th season. Rich Sparling will move into the role of honorary commissioner emeritus. Halterman has been involved with the WPSL for the past 20 years as a player, starting her own WPSL team, serving as a conference delegate and associate commissioner before moving into the role of league ambassador. Matt Homonoff will remain deputy commissioner, overseeing day-to-day soccer operations.

  • Watch: Brilliant Bundesliga golazos from Bayern's Jamal Musiala and Co.

    Six Wolfsburg players failed to stop the 19-year-old Musiala after he received the ball near the sideline, 35 yards from the Wolfsburg goal line. Read the whole story

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

    1. Malik Tillman: The U.S. international excelling at Rangers and proving critics wrong By Jordan Campbell (The Athletic)
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    American Taylor Booth is making huge strides at Dutch side Utrecht By Simon Jones (Daily Mail)
    3. Bay Area college closure devastates a sports community, reveals larger problem By Connor Letourneau (San Francisco Chronicle)