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Major Link Soccer: Europe is dominating 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup

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USMNT win their group and will face Curaçao, MLS mid-week action, Rose Lavelle is leading USWNT forward and more.

Netherlands v Japan: Round Of 16 - 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup France Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images

MLS

Revolution 1, Union 1: Late equalizer spoils Revs’ first home game under Bruce Arena
New England Revolution can’t find answers for Philadelphia’s second half substitutions.

Late Pozuelo penalty seals dramatic victory for Toronto FC against Atlanta United
That. Was. Wild.

Portland Timbers reserves lose 2-1 at Montreal Impact
A brace from Nigerian youngster Orji Okwonkwo was enough to seal the 2-1 result for the Montreal Impact and send the Portland Timbers home without a point.

Wayne Rooney magic guides D.C. United past Orlando City SC
There was only one goal, but what a goal it was!

USA

USA 1-0 Panama: The B? C? Team gets a laborious win
I for one am exhausted from watching it

Far From World Cup, Hints of Rebellion Inside U.S. Soccer - The New York Times
Current and former employees have been excoriating the federation’s top executives online in an effort to alert leaders to what they called a “toxic” culture.

Anyone who reads this could manage the USWNT to a World Cup title - SBNation.com
Jill Ellis is a bad coach and it doesn’t matter at all.

In First World Cup, Rose Lavelle Is Driving U.S. Forward - The New York Times
‘The strength of this team is we have a lot of strengths,’ says a midfielder who has emerged as one of the most important ones.

Women’s Soccer

Europe is dominating the Women’s World Cup. How should we feel about it? - All For XI
It’s a good sign that the women’s game is starting to take off in Europe. But it’s a silver lining on the clouds that continue to hang over the global game.

Europe vs USA: Funding will determine the eventual winner - All For XI
The USWNT have seemingly gate-crashed "Euro 2019" and look to spoil the party by winning it all but how long will their dominance last?

World Cup prompts unprecedented global explosion for women’s football | Football | The Guardian
The World Cup has produced a global explosion for women’s football, shattering records and prejudices

World

Winger expelled from Egypt national team for sexual harassment
25-year-old Amr Warda was booted from the Africa Cup of Nations national team for disciplinary reasons.