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Major Link Soccer: Chivas de Guadalajara win 2018 CONCACAF Champions League

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Seyi Adekoya on trial overseas, FOX to broadcast the World Cup from LA studios, and Wenger says it wasn’t his choice

Chivas v Toronto FC: CONCACAF Champions League 2018 - Final - Leg 2 Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images

Seattle

Former Sounders forward Seyi Adekoya is on trial with Danish club. The former homegrown player was a guest player in a reserve game (link is in Danish).

MLS

Leg Two of the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League took place last night. Chivas de Guadalajara became the 2018 champions with their 4-2 win in penalties after Toronto kept themselves alive with a 2-1 score at full time. Toronto FC Captain Michael Bradley could have kept things going during penalties, but he choked yet again - his kick from the spot has yet to re-enter earth’s atmosphere.

New York City FC have been playing in the Bronx since they joined the league. There were recently talks of a stadium as part of the Harlem Yards development. However, Harlem Yards isn’t happening. Apparently it’s not an "active" site, whatever that means.

SV Werder Bremen midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic seems to be primed for an MLS move. Orlando City SC, Philadelphia Union and the Chicago Fire are three teams that have been named as possibly landing spots for the 30-year-old Austrian.

D.C. United will play their next eight games on the road. Black And Red United ranked D.C. United’s upcoming road games in terms of difficulty. Which games afford United the best chance to pick up some needed points?

United States

The return of the prodigal son! No real shocker here, but Christian Pulisic is included in USMNT roster against Bolivia.

Interim coach/knock-off-Bruce-Arena Dave Sarachan doesn’t seem inclined to call any of the USMNT veterans for at least the near future, if his comments today are any indication.

Strike this one up as a dumb idea. FOX is going to broadcast the World Cup - with mostly American commentators - from LA studio.

World

In an issue that seems to be entirely unwilling to die, Spartak and Zenit are the latest clubs to be fined in Russia fan racism cases.

April 24, 2012; Camp Nou, Barcelona. Don’t Call it Magic: How Chelsea ended Pep Guardiola’s Barcelona dynasty.

Arsene Wenger said the timing of his departure announcement “was not really my decision”. What he probably means to say is his inability to produce results forced everyone’s hands.