Following his shocking decision to leave the team after their Copa America loss in June, Leo Messi has announced his return to the Argentina National Team, with a desire to solve the AFA's litany of problems from within.
There has been a significant uptick in Chinese investment in European soccer, and many speculate this comes from the country's intention of hosting the 2030 World Cup.
While it would be easy to attribute the USWNT's brutal Olympics loss to the fluky nature of penalty kicks, it is not necessarily a correct assumption. Former U.S. coach Pia Sundhage had a smart game plan on how to contain their athleticism, and Jill Ellis failed to counter it. Despite the dispiriting loss, we can take solace in the fact that Mallory Pugh is quickly budding into the team's next superstar.
MLS and the USL have received approval to experiment with Live Video Assistant Referee's, with the upcoming Red Bulls II vs. Orlando City B USL Match serving as the guinea pig.
Despite their vaunted offensive talent, the LA Galaxy have had a tough time producing shots on a volume scale during this season. That being said, looking at their campaign through the expected goal lens tells a different story.
As Real Salt Lake head to CenturyLink, they will be doing so without one of their most consistent performers, with Centerback Aaron Maund set to miss Sunday's match due to a foot injury.