Brad Guzan and Aston Villa are enjoying a dream start to their English Premier League season, and the Villans sit in second place in the league through four matches. Led by Guzan's play in goal, and an improved defense that has allowed just one goal so far this season, Aston Villa are riding high after beating Liverpool last week.
Another week, another college team tumbles from the top spot in the nation.
Duke upset new SBI No.1 North Carolina, 2-1, on Friday night with a late goal from freshman Cameron Moseley. UNC's Tyler Engel scored the lone goal for the Tar Heels in the first half, but Duke senior Sean Davis scored a spectacular free kick to level the score in the 75th minute.
It's a fierce fightfor the remaining expansion slot up for grabs in Major League Soccer, and it looks like Las Vegas may have to bow out. Reports out of Sin City indicate a plan to build an MLS stadium there will not get approval from the city council. If it is rejected when it comes up for a vote next month, that will likely mean a knockout for the Las Vegasbid for an MLS team.
With MLS officials currently in town, possible future stadium renderings releasedand a letter of intent signed for a bid for that stadium site, the city of Sacramento has entered full celebration mode.
Though the MLS representatives are not scheduled to stay for the game, the No.
Manchester City will attempt to knock Chelsea off their perch at the top of the English Premier League when the two teams meet in the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.
Both clubs are coming off disappointing mid-week performances in the UEFA Champions League, but with an extra day of rest, Man City are hoping that their home form can help lead toChelsea's first defeat of the season.
Las Vegas may have to wait a few more years before bringing an MLS club to the city.
Astadium proposal jointly made by the Cordish Companies andFindlay Sports & Entertainment won't receive City Council approval at the next meeting on Oct. 1, according to a report in the Las Vegas Review-Journal.