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Major Link Soccer: US Men survive Qatar, advance to Gold Cup Final

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Gyasi Zardes scored the lone goal in the 86th minute.

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Seattle

The Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) says work will start this month on one of the final pieces of the Alaskan Way Viaduct Replacement Program: completing connections to city streets around the SR-99 tunnel’s south portal. Work Starts on Railroad Way Pedestrian and Bike Space Near SoDo Stadiums | The Urbanist

The University of Washington men’s soccer program has added assistant coach Mark Collings to its staff, head coach Jamie Clark announced on Wednesday afternoon. Collings joins the Husky program after a successful 14 year run as the head coach at Seattle Pacific University. UW Adds Mark Collings to Coaching Staff - University of Washington Athletics

MLS

The Colorado Rapids dipped back into the trade market once again, this time for their most opulent expense of all. Mark-Anthony Kaye deal an “easy choice” for Colorado Rapids

The Philadelphia Union have signed Venezuelan midfielder Jesús Bueno, the club announced Thursday. Philadelphia Union sign Venezuelan midfielder Jesús Bueno

After inclement weather forced the postponement of the July 17 match between the New York Red Bulls and Inter Miami CF, the Red Bulls announced on Thursday that the match will now take place on Saturday, Oct. 9. New York Red Bulls vs. Inter Miami match rescheduled for Oct. 9

The Portland Timbers have officially acquired forward Santiago Moreno from America de Cali, as reported by MLSsoccer.com. Portland Timbers sign forward Santiago Moreno to U-22 Initiative deal

The Colorado Rapids have acquired forward Dominique Badji via a trade with Nashville SC in exchange for $50,000 in 2022 General Allocation Money (GAM), it was announced Thursday. Nashville will receive an additional $50,000 in GAM if Colorado re-sign Badji for the 2022 season. Back to Colorado: Rapids acquire Dominique Badji in trade with Nashville SC

NWSL/WoSo

Darian Jenkins has struggled to mesh with her new team’s style of play. But she’s set up for success with KC’s women’s pro soccer club. With A-Rod gone, Darian Jenkins could shine for KC NWSL soccer | The Kansas City Star

While the league has grown in leaps and bounds, there’s still work to do. The first four years: A look at where Liga MX Femenil is, has been, and is going - FMF State Of Mind

Columbus doesn’t get their usual USMNT game, but they get a match nonetheless. USMNT to play Costa Rica World Cup qualifier in Columbus - Stars and Stripes FC

Quinn made history by becoming the first trans Olympian, starring for Canada in the football tournament, where their team is making steady progress. Quinn: The Canadian star quietly making history as the Olympics' first transgender athlete | Goal.com

USA/USL

The U.S. Men’s National Team is heading to the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Final after defeating Qatar 1-0 on an 86th-minute goal from Gyasi Zardes on Thursday night at a sold-out Q2 Stadium. Posting its fourth shutout in five matches, the USA has reached a record 12th Gold Cup Final. Late goal for Gyasi Zardes send USA to CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

World

Hector Herrera scored in the ninth minute of second-half stoppage time to lift Mexico to its second consecutive Concacaf Gold Cup Final appearance with an emotional and at times volatile 2-1 victory over Canada in Thursday night’s second semifinal. Mexico holds off Canada 2-1 to reach Gold Cup Final

What’s on TV?

1:00 PM - Toronto FC II v. Greenville Triumph - USL League One - ESPN+

4:30 PM - NYCFC v. Columbus Crew - MLS - ESPN+

5:00 PM - Orlando City SC v. Atlanta United - MLS - ESPN

5:00 PM - Mazatlán vs Pachuca - Liga MX - TUDN

6:30 PM - Pacific FC v. Calvary FC - Canadian Premier League - FS2

7:00 PM - LA Galaxy v. Portland Timbers - MLS - ESPN

7:00 PM - Puebla vs Guadalajara - Liga MX - TUDN, UniMas

Saturday AM

1:00 AM - Spain U23s v. Côte d’Ivoire U23s - Olympics Men’s Soccer - NBCSN, NBCOlympics.com

2:00 AM - Japan U23s v. New Zealand U23s - Olympics Men’s Soccer - USA Network, NBCOlympics.com

3:00 AM - Brazil U23s v. Egypt U23s - Olympics Men’s Soccer - Universo, NBCOlympics.com

4:00 AM - Korea Republic U23s v. Mexico U23s - Olympics Men’s Soccer - Telemundo, NBCOlympics.com