Another U.S. Men's National Team regular looks set to miss time due to injury.
Hertha Berlin announced that John Brooks is set to miss out "for the time being" due to a hip issue. According to German outlet Kicker, Brooks complained of muscular issues before a more thorough examination revealed a muscular issue in the hip region.
Each and every week, MLS play leaves plenty to ponder. The league is notoriously wacky, and this past weekend was no exception.
It was a weekend filled with stunning goals, lopsided wins and long-awaited returns. It saw a perennial contender thumped on home turf and a recent punching bag beaten back after seizing an early lead.
Several U.S. Men's National Team regulars face big-time cup matches in a busy week for Americans Abroad while one can seal promotion to the Premier League.
DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle can seal a spot in the Premier League with a win on Monday against Preston North End. A result on Monday would see Newcastle bounce right back, joining Brighton & Hove Albion as the two sides automatically promoted to the Premier League.
NEW YORK On paper, it doesn't make sense for Orlando City's defense to be this good this soon.
The unit features two new faces, players learning the quirks and oddities of MLS on the fly. It features an expansion draft selection and subsequent piece of trade bait, a player adjusting to a new club and a new system under what still feels like a new coach and a 20-year-old centerback, one still finding his place on the professional level after spending preseason away from his new teammates.
While the European season winds down, one Liga MX star helped fire his team to a big victory with a goal over the weekend.
Joe Corona scored second goal of the Liga MX campaign on Friday, helping lead Tijuana to a 2-0 win over Toluca. The win sees the club continue its hot start as Xolos currently sits in first place atop the Liga MX table with a one-point gap over Edgar Castillo and Monterrey, who earned a 1-0 win over Tigres.
Following a midweek Champions League exit to Juventus, Barcelona bounced back in the biggest way possible on Sunday.
A 92nd-minute winner from Lionel Messi lifted Luis Enrique's side past 10-man Real Madrid in a 3-2 El Clasico win. Most importantly, the victory propelled Barcelona to the top spot in the La Liga table, holding an edge on Los Blancos due to goal-difference.