Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Some Soccer News for Sep 13, 2016

It's Day 257 of 2016.

MLS Expansion Draft news:
  • Minnesota and Atlanta will each get to pick up to 5 players from current MLS teams. Those teams will lose no more than 1 player. Draft will take place on Dec 13.
    UPDATE: "The 20 current MLS clubs will have the ability to protect 11 players from their rosters."


US Open Cup Final
-Tue Sep 13
FC Dallas v New England Revolution - at 9pm CT on ESPN2 and UDN
  • Prediction: I am going to go with the home team Dallas in a Penalty Kick Shootout.

Yesterday I ran a poll on Twitter:
Who ya got in the Lamar Hunt US Open Cup Final?
86% Dallas
14% New England


Dario Cvitanich of Miami named NASL Player Of The Week

Giovani dos Santos of LA Galaxy named MLS Player Of The Week

Irvin Herrera of Saint Louis named USL Player Of The Week


The amazing triple spiral. [VIDEO]


NASL Week 22 mid-week schedule:
-Wed Sep 14
Miami v Carolina
Edmonton v OKC


CONCACAF Champions League group stage Match Day 4 schedule:
  • Desperation time for SKC against VW. Its probably the biggest game of the round. SKC must win or they are getting KTFO! Vanc has 6 pts to KCs 1.
  • Pachuca has an important game tonight too, on the road in Belize.
-Tue Sep 13
Sporting Kansas City v Vancouver Whitecaps
Police United v Pachuca
Real Esteli v Suchitepequez
-Wed Sep 14
Arabe Unido v Monterrey
Saprissa v Portland Timbers
-Thu Sep 15
New York RB v Alianza
Honduras Progreso v Pumas UNAM
Herediano v Plaza Amador


Measuring the current form of potential USMNT players. Hot > Cold. By Doug McIntyre of ESPN.


American winger Josh Gatt returned to the field last Sunday and played the last 35 min for Molde in a 0-0 tie v Haugesund. Gatt has been on the shelf for the better part of 3 years with knee injuries.


The only American in the UCL this season is Fabian Johnson of Monchengladbach. Today they travel to Manchester City.
  • NOTE: This game was postponed due to heavy rain in Manchester flooded the field. No word on replay date. How about tomorrow?


UEFA Champions League group stage begins today as well. Here is the full schedule.

Big teams in action:
-Tue Sep 13
PSG v Arsenal
Barca v Celtic
Bayern v Rostov
-Wed Sep 14
Real Madrid v Sporting CP
Legia v Dortmund
Juve v Sevilla


Perfect starts to the season in Euro Big 8:
(how many games with no losses, no ties)
5 Feyenoord
4 Man City
4 Sportin CP
3 Juventus
3 Real Madrid
3 Istanbul Basaksehir
2 Bayern Munich
2 Hertha Berlin
2 Genoa

The Bird Is The Word


Blogger Demko said...

You forgot Pulisic. who started today in champions league

2:38 PM  

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