Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Some Soccer News for Nov 14, 2017

It's Day 316 of 2017.

Huge congrats to Louisville City on winning the USL Championship last night.


El Chelis is back baby! He was at Chivas USA. And now the new head coach of Las Vegas Lights! Ka-boom!
  • What makes him so special you ask? One time he compared coaching to sticking his head in a barrel of feces. Sweet!


These 6 countries are going to the NIT next summer:
  • Chile
  • Cote D'Ivoire
  • Ghana
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • USA



What might we see today as the USA takes on Portugal? By Brian Straus for Sports Illustrated.

There are a lot of things that can be accomplished in a game like this. By Matt Doyle for MLS.

Friendly Schedule:
-Tue Nov 14
Portugal v USA - 2:45pm CT on FS1
Estadio Dr. Magalhaes Pessoa, Leiria

USA Roster
  • G: Jesse Gonzalez - Dallas, Bill Hamid - Midtjylland, Ethan Horvath - Club Brugge
  • D: John Brooks - Wolfsburg, Cameron Carter-Vickers - Sheffield United, Eric Lichaj - Nottingham Forest, Matt Miazga - Vitesse, Tim Ream - Fulham, Jorge Villafana - Santos Laguna, DeAndre Yedlin - Newcastle United
  • M: Kellyn Acosta - Dallas, Tyler Adams - New York Red Bulls, Alejandro Bedoya - Philadelphia Union, Lynden Gooch - Sunderland, Weston McKennie - Schalke, Kelyn Rowe - New England Revolution, Danny Williams - Huddersfield
  • F: Juan Agudelo - New England Revolution, Dom Dwyer - Orlando City, CJ Sapong - Philadelphia Union, Josh Sargent - St. Louis Scott Gallagher
  • C: Dave Sarachan

Portugal Roster
  • G: Anthony Lopes - Lyon, Beto - Goztepe, Jose Sa - Porto
  • D: Antunes - Getafe), Edgar Ie - Lille, Kevin Rodrigues - Real Sociedad, Joao Cancelo - Inter, Luis Neto - Fenerbahce, Nelson Semedo - Barcelona, Pepe - Besiktas, Ricardo Ferreira - Braga, Ricardo Pereira - Porto
  • M: Bernardo Silva - Manchester City, Bruno Fernandes - Sporting, Danilo Pereira - Porto, Joao Mario - Inter, Manuel Fernandes - Lokomotiv, Ruben Neves - Wolverhampton
  • F: Andre Silva - Milan, Bruma - Leipzig, Eder - Lokomotiv, Gelson Martins - Sporting, Goncalo Guedes - Valencia, Rony Lopes - Monaco
  • C: Fernando Santos



3 spots left that will be filled on Tue and Wed.

Final elimination rounds Schedule/Results:

1st Honduras (CONCACAF) 0-0 Australia (Asia)
1st New Zealand (Oceania) 0-0 Peru (CONMEBOL)
2nd Leg
-Wed Nov 15
Australia v Honduras
Peru v New Zealand

1st Denmark 0-0 Ireland
-Tue Nov 14
Ireland v Denmark (0-0)



Brad Freidel has a plan for turning the New England Revs around again. By Kyle McCarthy for the Boston Herald.



-Mon Nov 13:
Louisville 1-0 Swope Park
  • Winning goal scored by Cameron Lancaster in the 88th min.



As John Lydon once said, "Anger is an energy." The USMNT now needs to take their failure and turn it into fuel. By Steve Davis for Four Four Two.

The Bird Is The Word


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