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Major Link Soccer: MLS teams do well in first leg of CONCACAF Champions League Quarterfinals

Tottenham collapse, USWNT wins SheBelieves Cup and more Columbus lawsuit news.

MLS: Concacaf Champions League-  Toronto FC Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports

Seattle

I’m sure you already know but the Sounders won their first leg against Chivas de Guadalajara 1-0 on Wednesday night on Clint Dempsey’s goal late in the second half.

MLS

It was a great first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League for the three MLS teams left in the competition. After the New York Red Bulls beat Club Tijuana on Tuesday night, Toronto FC became the second team to win their first leg 2-1 on Wednesday night.

It’s getting nasty between the Columbus Crew SC ownership, MLS and the city of Columbus. Precourt Sports Ventures and the league both respond to the lawsuit filed by the Attorney General. It shouldn’t be a shock to anyone as both object to the lawsuit.

Take a look at the referee assignments for Week 2 in MLS. The Sounders aren’t playing this weekend as they prepare for the second leg of the quarterfinals of the CONCACAF Champions League.

Major League Soccer is venturing into e-sports with eMLS, its new gaming offshoot. They are hoping to grow soccer’s popularity.

USA

The United States Women’s national team won the 2018 SheBelieves Cup with their 1-0 win over England on Wednesday. They won on an own goal from England goalkeeper Karen Bardsley.

Chris Gloster, a US youth international, signs for Hannover. He becomes the third young American to sign with a Bundesliga squad in 2018.

CONCACAF announced the schedule, format and other detail about the new Nations League competition that will take place beginning in September.

A British organization is hosting a charity game at Toyota Park in Bridgeview, IL and women aren’t invited. Football Aid cites English and Scottish regulations for excluding women at an American charity event.

World

Tottenham Hotspur were just minutes away from defeating Juventus but the Italians were able to score twice in a three minute span to break the hearts of all Spurs fans.

We all like great goals,. Take a look at Joe Corona’s goal against Tauro FC on Tuesday night. Also, take a look at the assistant referee’s face when they cut to Miguel Herrera.

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