Roma Defender Chris Smalling Has Been Stellar In Italy
Nov 30, 2019As if he’d not made enough of an impression since joining AS Roma on loan from Manchester United in the summer, defender Chris Smalling really stood out as an exceptional talent on the week of his 30th birthday.
Carlo Ancelotti, Aurelio De Laurentiis & Napoli Are In Complete Chaos
Nov 14, 2019It’s hard to believe that only as far back as April 22, 2018, Napoli beat Juventus 1-0 in Turin to move top of the table with only four games remaining. Maurizio Sarri — himself now in charge at Juve — had broken the club record points total in each of the previous two campaigns, and would do so again in 2017-18, but the Naples men ultimately finished second, albeit with yet another unseen total of 91 points.
Concacaf Nations League Returns For Final Group State In November
Nov 11, 2019After nearly a month of waiting for the Concacaf Nations League to kick back into gear, the tournament is finally back this week with the final two matchdays in group play.
Paulo Fonseca & The Unlikely Resurgence Of AS Roma In Serie A
Nov 7, 2019It wasn’t supposed to be like this.
10 Things In Italy: Mario Balotelli, de Ligt Handballs & Conte's Inter
Nov 5, 2019With the action in Italy heating up both on and off the field, it’s time to get you caught up with what’s been happening in the world of Serie A and, as always, “10 Things” is here to bring you right up to date.
Concaclusions, Ep. 9: Pulisic Strikes Again, Jiménez Haunts Arsenal
Nov 5, 2019Another round of club play is in the books, and several of the region’s top players were in the headlines once again through clutch goals, quality performances, and even uncharacteristic errors.
Concaclusions, Ep. 8: Christian Pulisic Finally Breaks Through For Chelsea
Oct 29, 2019From the English top flight to the French capital, several of Concacaf’s stars were at it again for their respective European clubs over the weekend. Here are three of the top storylines in case you missed some of the region’s top players
MLS Playoff Scheduling Leaves Much To Be Desired This Week
Oct 24, 2019It's hard to imagine a more perfect round of playoffs this year for Major League Soccer's new format for the second season. With only one game between sides to determine who moves on, the six games this past weekend were chock-full of attacking soccer, absolutely maddening drama, and results that point to the regular season now being even more important with five of six home teams moving on. You could not have imagined a better weekend for MLS.
Roma, Fonseca Face An Injury Crisis Ahead Of Europa League Clash
Oct 23, 2019“This is a new situation for me, something I've never experienced before.”
Despite Unfavorable Situations, Don't Fret Yet Over Christian Pulisic
Oct 22, 2019Since bursting onto the scene with Borussia Dortmund as a 17-year-old, Christian Pulisic has had quite a few up and downs in his young career. First, it was carving out a spot for his club in Germany and then almost immediately becoming a starter with the U.S. national team. Then Pulisic was part of the U.S. team that spectacularly failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup despite his goal in a 2-1 loss to Trinidad & Tobago.
Concaclusions, Ep. 7: MLS Mayhem & Violence In Liga MX's San Luis-Queretaro
Oct 21, 2019Club soccer is back in full swing on the heels of the second international break of the season, and there were plenty of storylines to digest, both within the region and across the pond.
US Men's National Team Continues To Flounder Under Gregg Berhalter
Oct 18, 2019Last Friday's win for the USA men's national team at Audi Field was easy enough, but then again, Cuba were never going to put up significant resistance. But a 7-0 romp might have eased some concerns about Gregg Berhalter's side, one which hasn't impressed much since he took over the setup back in December 2018.
Cornelius Stewart's Goals Send SVG To Cusp Of League A Promotion
Oct 17, 2019Back in September, we picked Gleofilo Vlijter as the standout performer from the first set of Concacaf Nations League games. The Suriname striker scored six goals in two wins, including four goals in a 6-0 triumph over Nicaragua. The 20-year-old added two more goals to his tally in October, taking his competition leading total to eight goals from four games.
Liga MX Sensation José Juan Macías Gives Mexico Another Attacking Talent
Oct 15, 2019This past April, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF) found themselves at a catch-22.
Concaclusions, Ep. 6: Curaçao Impress Again & Mr. Showtime Strikes Again
Oct 14, 2019The Concacaf Nations League kicked into full gear over the last week with opening acts by Mexico, the U.S., Honduras, and Costa Rica. Everything went according to plan for the big boys in the region, with the lone exception of Costa Rica, who find themselves in a dogfight with Curaçao and Haiti.