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Major Link Soccer: USMNT beats El Salvador

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The mostly domestic based USMNT beat the Central American side 6-0.

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A literal ton of Europa League soccer is on today, roster news is dropping across MLS, the USMNT blew-out El Salvador, and much more!

Seattle

The St. Louis Ambush, Kansas City Comets, Dallas Sidekicks, San Diego Sockers (all away), Tacoma Stars (all away) and Florida Tropics have all committed to dates in January. MASL ANNOUNCES JANUARY SCHEDULE FOR 2021 REGULAR SEASON - Major Arena Soccer League

Since arriving back in Waukegan from Tacoma, Washington, former Horizon League player of the year Jesus Perez has picked up another role: coach. Waukegan resident Jesus Perez returns from first professional soccer season with Tacoma Defiance, offering expertise to kids in Lake County - Chicago Tribune

MLS

That’s the big surprise from the final CCL roster drop. Bradley Wright-Phillips won’t play Concacaf Champions League for LAFC - Angels on Parade

Inter Miami’s Sporting Director and COO is leaving the club after one season. Paul McDonough stepping down as Inter Miami sporting director – The Athletic ($)

Paul McDonough is stepping down as Inter Miami CF’s chief operating officer and sporting director, the club announced Wednesday. The above article was the first one but this is not behind a paywall. Paul McDonough stepping down as Inter Miami CF sporting director | MLSsoccer.com

Who they simply listed as out of contract was Kansas City native and 12-year MLS veteran, Matt Besler. Matt Besler Leaves Sporting KC; Plus Decisions on 14 Others - The Blue Testament

Multiple sources have confirmed that the former PSG manager and Arsenal star are both on the list of names that the TFC brass are interviewing. Report: Toronto FC interviewing Laurent Blanc and Patrick Vieira - Waking The Red

NWSL/WoSo

Dawn Scott won it all with US Soccer but now she is back in England, challenging players to not only become the best in the world, but to stay there. Dawn Scott: 'I challenge England players to stay at summit' - BBC Sport

Women’s sports events have demonstrated their mass-market appeal, and thus monetary potential, on multiple occasions, but the entire sports industry needs to invest on a sustained basis in creating more opportunities if it is to prove its revenue-generating potential. Women’s sports gets down to business: On track for rising monetization | Deloitte Insights

Fran Kirby scored twice to become Chelsea’s record goalscorer in a 5-0 win at Benfica while Manchester City recovered to beat Gothenburg 2-1 in the Women’s Champions League. Fran Kirby makes history in Chelsea win while City beat Gothenburg | Chelsea Women | The Guardian

USA

The Americans win in a blowout. USMNT December 2020 Friendly - USA 6-0 El Salvador: giving the gift of goals - Stars and Stripes FC

World

We like to turn a blind eye and pretend it isn’t there, but we need to address this head-on. Racism in football: Let’s talk about it - Coming Home Newcastle

WBC and IBO super-featherweight champion Terri Harper has been appointed a Stonewall Sport Champion on Rainbow Laces Day. Rainbow Laces: Terri Harper appointed Stonewall Sport Champion on Rainbow Laces Day | Boxing News | Sky Sports

Players and match officials took a knee and raised a fist before the resumption of a postponed Champions League match between PSG and Basaksehir. PSG-Istanbul Basaksehir match resumes with players, officials taking knee

Former Chelsea and Tottenham boss Andre Villas-Boas is back in England on Wednesday, having taken a long and varied road to get there. Andre Villas-Boas: What next for Marseille's 'peculiar', nomadic coach? - BBC Sport

The Paris Saint-Germain president has revealed the French champions have started contract extension negotiations with both Neymar and Kylian Mbappé. PSG president 'very confident' Neymar and Kylian Mbappé will extend deals | Paris Saint-Germain | The Guardian

Like rugby, football is exposing players to the risk of dementia. Isn’t it time we at least tried to play without this risky skill, asks Adrian Chiles. Football without headers is unthinkable – or is it? | Football | The Guardian

Plus: managers winning the same league with multiple clubs, is Marine v Spurs a record-breaking FA Cup tie and more. Has a mole ever popped up live in a football match? | Football | The Guardian

Here’s Silas Wamangituka making soccer history while stunting on his hapless foes. You love to see it. This soccer player scored a goal so rude the ref gave him a yellow card - SBNation.com

You knew we’d try something like this. Help Carty Free get sponsorship in Spurs match against Marine FC! - Cartilage Free Captain

What’s on TV?

Europa League

9:55am - CSKA Sofia vs Roma - Galavision, CBS All Access

9:55am - Dundalk vs Arsenal - TUDN, CBS All Access

9:55am - Napoli vs Real Sociedad - Univision, CBS All Access

9:55am - Young Boys vs CFR Cluj - CBS All Access

9:55am - Rapid Wien vs Molde - CBS All Access

9:55am - Bayer Leverkusen vs Slavia Praha - CBS All Access

9:55am - Hapoel Be’er Sheva vs Nice - CBS All Access

9:55am - Standard Liège vs Benfica - CBS All Access

9:55am - Lech Poznań vs Rangers - CBS All Access

9:55am - PSV vs Omonia Nicosia - CBS All Access

9:55am - PAOK vs Granada - CBS All Access

9:55am - Rijeka vs AZ - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Leicester City vs AEK Athens - Galavision, CBS All Access

12:00pm - Sparta Praha vs Milan - TUDN, CBS All Access

12:00pm - Tottenham Hotspur vs Antwerp - Univision, CBS All Access

12:00pm - Celtic vs Lille - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Sporting Braga vs Zorya - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Maccabi Tel Aviv vs Sivasspor - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Ludogorets vs LASK Linz - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Dinamo Zagreb vs CSKA Moskva - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Wolfsberger AC vs Feyenoord - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Hoffenheim vs Gent - CBS All Access

12:00pm - Slovan Liberec vs Crvena Zvezda - CBS All Access

Liga MX

7:00pm - Pumas UNAM v. Leon - TUDN