November 10, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

A pair of braces set the tone for the latest dominant win in the Concacaf Championships as they swept Group A, garnering 15 points over 5 games, now onto the Quaification Stage and Costa Rica, the Ticos will meet the US on Nov. 16 then the home team out at IMG in FL will face Honduras on Nov. 19. Following those games, the top 2 go to the 2019 World Cup and the  winner goes on to the Concacaf U-20's title game. Taking the lead before the clock even got to double digits for the 4th out of 5 games, they had a pk stopped by the GK as they sought to double the lead in the 22'.  Set in Sept.

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November 10, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Jan. 19 @2:30 p.m. ET the World Cup holder and host will meet up in Le Havre, a host city for the games on the North coast of France. Announced this same day as they will face Brazil, another world power in women's soccer with the home team being a heady 4th., making them a sereioius contender for the title in the warmer months.  The champs will then face another European team not yet set. USWNT HC Jill Ellis stated, " To play France in France was an essetnial part of our scheduling preparations for next sumer.

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November 6, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Again the average of those rostered is less than 2 dozen years of age to face the 2018 semifinalists in England and 4X Cup winner, Italy. Taking on the now 5th ranked England at Wembley on Nov. 15, see it on ESPN@ and UniMas at 4p.m. ET. A quick 5 days later Italian is on the menu from Genk, Belgium for a neutral-site game at Luminus Arena in the last game of the year, a 2:45 p.m. ET opening kick is set for FS1 & UniMas. Coach Sarachan informed, "These last two matches provide a fantastic set of challanges and experiences.

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November 4, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

Contributed by Steven Torres

Atlanta United FC defeated hosts New York City FC (NYCFC), 1:0, in the first-leg of MLS Eastern Conference Semifinal on Sunday evening before a crowd of 19,198 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx.

This is the first time since September 5, 1971 that an Atlanta team beats a NY Club in a playoff match, when Atlanta Chiefs defeated NY Cosmos 2:0 in second-leg of NASL Semifinals at Hofstra Stadium.

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November 4, 2018
by Sean McCaffery

No, a field goal was not missed, but 40 shots did, this was the score. In comparison, the full USMNT suffered its greatest defeat in the World Cup back in 1934 at the hands of Italy 7-1 while overall it is in 1948 when they lost to Norway, 11-0. A goal scored just less than every 7 minutes, with 55 shots is I feel, a bit excessive and a horrible ratio to boot. Although 3 subs were used, I wonder how the international soccer community will take this, in coming games should the USMNT have a game where they are not doing so well, might the opposition pour it on as a result of this.

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