Three MLS football stars were named in theGold Cup XI at the end of the latest edition this weekend. Two of the three players are from New England Revolution who are the Eastern Conference leaders. The third player is from Atlanta United.
The United States (US) have decided to gamble with their squad ahead of this summer’s Gold Cup. The US football federation has made the decision to prioritisequalification for the 2022 FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar over the Gold Cup. European stars such as Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic, Juventus midfielder Weston McKennie, Borussia Dortmund attacker Gio Reyna and many more have been left out of the Gold Cup squad in favour of mls football players.
The United States football federation has decided to focus more on qualification for Qatar 2022 and has decided to prosecute the Gold Cup with mls football stars to ensure that their European stars are ready to fire on all cylinders when the final round of Qatar 2022 qualifiers in the CONCACAF region starts with three games in September. The US football federation is adamant that the mls football stars would be as competitive as their European counterparts when hostilities begin at the Gold Cup on the American soil this summer. Continue reading “US GAMBLE WITH GOLD CUP SQUAD”
Major League Soccer giants Seattle Sounders recorded a slender 1-0 win over San Jose to take their unbeaten streak to 14 games in the league. Sounders have been on fire in the league this season and have been by far one of the best sides in the league so far this campaign. Although they were not at their ruthless best against San Jose, an 18th-minute strike from Cristian Roldan was enough to hand them all three points as they look to extend their meteoric rise in the league.
The game between the two sides was played on Wednesday night and it was a fair battle on the pitch. Both sides showed some attacking flair and created chances as well but unfortunately for San Jose, they were unable to take advantage of those chances and were made to pay for that by losing all three points to Sounders, the better team of the night. Continue reading “SEATTLE SOUNDERS DEFEAT SAN JOSE TO EXTEND UNBEATEN RUN”
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi has aroused the attention of the club’s fans with his most recent activity off the pitch. There’s a large number of people across the world who feel like the Argentina international star will not be at Barcelona next season, while a lot of others are of the notion that he will extend his stay and play for the Blaugrana for at least two more seasons.
After the saga that erupted at the club toward the end of last season when Messi announced that he would be quitting the Spanish club, there’s every reason to have doubts and fears as a Barcelona fan that the worst could happen this summer; and that would be Messi finally leaving the club he has been at since he was a child. Continue reading “MESSI FURTHER FUELS BARCELONA EXIT RUMORS”
The US Major League Soccer side FC Dallas are not expected to be competing in the league’s 2021 cup competition. Because of the huge impact the outbreak of the coronavirus brought upon everyone around the world, the MLS will be looking to bounce back fully from the harsh effects heading into the new season and preparations will start to be put in place in the summer and during the pre-season.
As far as Major League Soccer is concerned, every participating club is still awaiting their fixture schedules ahead of the new season so they can go ahead and speed up their plans before the new campaign kicks off. The country’s national teams are also in the waiting as they are also looking out for the dates of their schedules to aid their preparations for their own upcoming competitions and sporting activities. Continue reading “FC Dallas Look Set To Miss Out On 2021 Leagues Cup Participation”