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USA was the chant Tuesday night in Montreal after the final whistle. The USA will now face the winner of the Japan England game on Sunday in Vancouver.

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U.S. Soccer

The U.S. changed their lineup and came out transformed Tuesday night. Penalty kicks helped decide the game with Germany missing theirs and Carli Lloyd making her's for the U.S. You can see the highlight of the game here.

Jordan Morris had surgery Monday for a stress fracture in his left leg. Morris is likely to miss the Gold Cup, but should be ready for Stanford's opening game August 28th.

in the U.S. a lack of opportunities and ‘pay-to-play’ fees are forcing some working-class Latino players away from the professional ranks, and no where is this more visible than at the U11-15 ages.

Cody Cropper, who featured for the U.S. U-23 side which finished third at the Toulon Tournament earlier this month, will join the English Championship club MK Dons.

Major League Soccer

Reports that MLS was considering implementing what was variously called a "core player" roster designation have been floating around for some time now, but that speculation seems to be solidifying. Major League Soccer will have a conference call with all the teams today and explain the new rule.

Orlando City 2, Columbus Crew 0  US Open Cup Recap

Philadelphia Union 2, DC United 1 US Open Cup Recap

Chicago Fire 3, Charlotte Independence 1 US Open Cup Recap

Houston Dynamo 1, Colorado Rapids 0 US Open Cup Recap

Seattle

Seattle Sounders 2 defeated the Portland Timbers 2 Monday night 2-0. It was the fourth win over the Timbers this season for S2. The win moves S2 into first place in the western division of the USL.

World Soccer

Angel di Maria scored twice and Marcos Rojo, Javier Pastore, Sergio Aguero and Gonzalo Higuain also found the net in a brilliant display orchestrated by an inspired Lionel Messi. Argentina will now play host Chile in the final.

The European Under-21 Championship crowned perhaps its most unlikely winners at the Eden Stadium, with Sweden defeating Portugal 4-3 on penalties after a 0-0 draw to take their first title at this level

Estonian outfit Paide began its cup campaign in devastating passion, scoring 31 times on Tuesday. Up 19-0 at half Paide slowed it down in the second half only scoring 12 more times.

Catania’s owner, Antonino Pulvirenti, has admitted to fixing five Serie B games and making €500,000 of payoffs in a bid to prevent his side from being relegated to the third tier.

Barcelona have reportedly agreed a $100million deal with Juventus to sign Paul Pogba - with the deal scheduled to go through in the summer of 2016.

One Japanese team will be ready to hit the town right after every game thanks to their new uniforms by Hummel.

Goal of the week Nominees: Vargas, Bicycle Kick, and a Beach Bike