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Friendly: Man Utd Pip Real Madrid On Penalties In San Diego, Symbolism Rife As Ronald McDonald Leads Teams Out Of Tunnel (Photos & Video)

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The symbolism was on point as none other than Ronald McDonald himself was charged with leading both the Manchester United and Real Madrid players out of the tunnel for Sunday's International Champions Cup friendly in San Siego.

Sure enough, the world's premier fast-food harlequin escorted the two teams out of the tunnel at the Levi's Stadium, resplendent in gaudy red and gold.

Friendly: Lukaku And Rashford Notch Nifty Goals As Man Utd Beat Man City In Houston (Photos & Video)

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Houston's NRG Stadium played host to the first ever Manchester derby to be played on foreign soil on Thursday night, with the two sides squaring off in the International Champions Cup apropos of nothing.

For what little it's worth, United emerged victorious in front of over 67,000 fans as Romelu Lukaku and Marcus Rashford both registered smart goals in a 2-0 win for Jose Mourinho's mob.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for July 12-17, 2017

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Mexico and the United States topped the charts last week as the CONCACAF Gold Cup Group Stage concluded. Mexico’s matches averaged 3.189 million viewers between both FOX’s and Univision’s networks, beating all other nations by a huge margin. Unsurprisingly, the United States saw the second-highest average viewership at 1.

Friendly: Romelu Lukaku Gets Off The Mark For Man Utd In Routine 2-1 Win Over Real Salt Lake (Photos & Video)

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After pasting LA Galaxy at the weekend, Manchester United maintained their 100% pre-season tour record with a routine 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake on Monday evening.

United actually fell behind in the 20th minute, only for Henrikh Mikhitaryan to restore parity eight minutes later following a burst of snappy interplay between Jesse Lingard and Romelu Lukaka on the edge of the box.

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Manchester United edge Real Madrid on penalty kicks

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has challenged Anthony Martial to produce the goods on a more consistent basis after the Manchester United frontman caught the eye against Real Madrid.

Martial produced a scintillating weaving run to set up Jesse Lingard’s opening goal in United’s 1-1 draw against Real in the International Champions Cup at Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, albeit the French international blazed over from the spot in the penalty shootout that followed the draw.

Manchester United edge Real Madrid on penalty kicks

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has challenged Anthony Martial to produce the goods on a more consistent basis after the Manchester United frontman caught the eye against Real Madrid.

Martial produced a scintillating weaving run to set up Jesse Lingard’s opening goal in United’s 1-1 draw against Real in the International Champions Cup at Santa Clara, California, on Sunday, albeit the French international blazed over from the spot in the penalty shootout that followed the draw.

Manchester United edges Real Madrid on penalty kicks

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) – Anthony Martial offered Jose Mourinho a timely reminder of his attacking prowess Sunday despite missing from the spot in Manchester United’s penalty shootout victory over Real Madrid.

After a hugely impressive debut campaign at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal, Martial struggled to consistently produce the goods under Mourinho last season - prompting speculation throughout the summer that the French international could depart.

Manchester United edges Real Madrid on penalty kicks

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) – Anthony Martial offered Jose Mourinho a timely reminder of his attacking prowess Sunday despite missing from the spot in Manchester United’s penalty shootout victory over Real Madrid.

After a hugely impressive debut campaign at Old Trafford under Louis van Gaal, Martial struggled to consistently produce the goods under Mourinho last season - prompting speculation throughout the summer that the French international could depart.

Danilo completes Man City move

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London (AFP) – Real Madrid right-back Danilo completed his move to Manchester City on Sunday, the Brazilian joining Pep Guardiola’s Premier League giants on a five-year contract.

The 26-year-old will now link up with City on their pre-season tour of the United States after agreeing personal terms and passing his medical.

Danilo completes Man City move

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London (AFP) – Real Madrid right-back Danilo completed his move to Manchester City on Sunday, the Brazilian joining Pep Guardiola’s Premier League giants on a five-year contract.

The 26-year-old will now link up with City on their pre-season tour of the United States after agreeing personal terms and passing his medical.

Salvadoran football players banned after biting incidents

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Henry Romero received a six-game ban and Darwin Ceren for three on Saturday for “anti-sporting” behavior in a CONCACAF Gold Cup match in which they bit US players.

Los Cuscatlecos defender Romero bit Jozy Altidore on the back in El Salvador’s 2-0 Gold Cup quarter-final loss to the United States and also grabbed the US forward’s nipple and twisted it.

De Gea ‘guaranteed’ to stay at United: Mourinho

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Santa Clara (United States) (AFP) – Jose Mourinho has given a “guarantee” that David De Gea will stay at Manchester United this season, despite the long-running saga over a potential move to Real Madrid.

Transfer speculation over De Gea returning to hometown club Real has stretched on for the last two years, ever since the goalkeeper was a whisker away from heading to the Bernabeu in the summer of 2015.

Neymar dazzles as Barcelona down Juventus

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East Rutherford (United States) (AFP) – Neymar gave Barcelona fans a dazzling reminder of what they could be about to lose on Saturday, scoring twice as the Spanish giants defeated Juventus 2-1 in a pre-season friendly.

The 25-year-old Brazilian superstar is at the centre of frenzied speculation linking him to a gargantuan, world record 222-million-euro ($256.

US battle into CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals

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Philadelphia (AFP) – The United States overcame a battling display from El Salvador to advance to a CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final showdown with Costa Rica here Wednesday.

First-half goals from defenders Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj secured a hard-fought quarter-final win for the hosts, who are chasing their first Gold Cup title since 2013.

US battle into CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-finals

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Philadelphia (AFP) – The United States overcame a battling display from El Salvador to advance to a CONCACAF Gold Cup semi-final showdown with Costa Rica here Wednesday.

First-half goals from defenders Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj secured a hard-fought quarter-final win for the hosts, who are chasing their first Gold Cup title since 2013.

Mourinho pleased as ‘top striker’ Lukaku opens account

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Salt Lake City (United States) (AFP) – Romelu Lukaku bagged his first goal in a Manchester United shirt on Monday as the 10-man Premier League giants labored to a 2-1 victory over Real Salt Lake in Utah.

Lukaku, who joined the Red Devils from Everton in a reported 75 million pound ($98.

Rashford double as United thrash Galaxy

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Los Angeles (AFP) – Marcus Rashford scored twice as Manchester United kicked off their pre-season tour of the United States with a 5-2 rout of the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday.

With new signing Romelu Lukaku starting on the bench, England striker Rashford reminded manager Jose Mourinho of his eye for goal with an energetic display against an outclassed Galaxy team.

Costa Rica, Canada reach quarter-finals of Gold Cup

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Frisco (United States) (AFP) – Canada advanced to their first quarter-final since 2009 after playing to a scoreless draw with Honduras in the final Group A match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament on Friday.

Canada and Honduras moved on to the quarters where they will join Group A winner Costa Rica who advanced with a dominating 3-0 victory over winless French Guiana earlier Friday.

Football: Costa Rica, Canada reach quarter-finals of Gold Cup

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Frisco (United States) (AFP) – Canada advanced to their first quarter-final since 2009 after playing to a scoreless draw with Honduras in the final Group A match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup tournament on Friday.

Canada and Honduras moved on to the quarters where they will join Group A winner Costa Rica who advanced with a dominating 3-0 victory over winless French Guiana earlier Friday.

Morris brace lifts US to 3-2 win over Martinique

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Washington (AFP) – Two goals from Jordan Morris helped a revamped United States hold off Martinique 3-2 on Wednesday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Tampa, Florida.

Bruce Arena’s men, held to a 1-1 draw by Panama in their opening match, were again less than convincing, surrendering a 2-0 lead to minnows Martinique before Morris’s 76th-minute strike sealed the victory.

Morris brace lifts US to 3-2 win over Martinique

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Washington (AFP) – Two goals from Jordan Morris helped a revamped United States hold off Martinique 3-2 on Wednesday in the CONCACAF Gold Cup in Tampa, Florida.

Bruce Arena’s men, held to a 1-1 draw by Panama in their opening match, were again less than convincing, surrendering a 2-0 lead to minnows Martinique before Morris’s 76th-minute strike sealed the victory.

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United States 2, Costa Rica 0 - Jozy, Dempsey Power US to Gold Cup Final

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The two US strikers were brought in for the knockout rounds to do exactly what they did tonight - score goals.

The United States desperately needed to get their strikers involved and scoring before of possible Gold Cup final.

Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey delivered second half goals as the USMNT defeated Costa Rica 2-0 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX, to advance to the 2017 Gold Cup Final.

Jordan Morris’ performance was the shot of confidence he needed

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Now, let's bring that back to Seattle.

There are only so many lessons to be learned in any game against semi-professional competition. And let's get this out of the way immediately: That's basically what Martinique is, being that only a few players on the squad are full-time professionals.

Seen only through that lens, it's perfectly fair to consider the United States' 3-2 win on Wednesday disappointing.

Jordan Morris leads USA to top of Group B

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Cristian Roldan plays a full 90 in 3-2 win over Martinque

Bruce Arena made eight changes from the team that drew with Panama. The biggest of those was the insertion of Jordan Morris as the second forward alongside Juan Agudelo. Cristian Roldan also started and is now only able to represent the United States.

Gold Cup

USA vs. Costa Rica Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule and live stream

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The USMNT will have to deliver their best game in this tournament to beat the Ticos tonight in Texas

It's been a strange Gold Cup for the United States, who have not managed to impress but are nonetheless in the semifinal facing Costa Rica. Despite the biting and nipple-twisting of the quarterfinal, the USMNT didn't have to expend too much of themselves to beat El Salvador, and outside of a few minutes against Martinique they've not truly been tested.

Gold Cup: Jozy Altidore Gets His Nipple Tweaked As USA Given Rough Ride By El Salvador (Videos)

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The USA registered a 2-0 win over El Salvador in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday night, but they did so while suffering casualties... namely Jozy Altidore's nipples.

Indeed, El Salvador resorted to some pretty ugly tactics to try and upset the Yanks, with defenderHenry Romero caught attempting to put Altidore off his stride by giving his teats a sneaky tweak.

U.S. Advances to Semifinals

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The United States advanced to the Gold Cup semifinals Wednesday after they soundly defeated El Salvador 2-0 on a muggy night at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.

The Americans found offense from unexpected sources, as defenders Omar Gonzalez (41st minute) and Eric Lichaj (45+2 minute) tallied the goals.

USMNT in Gold Cup quarterfinals, D.C. United back in action, and more: Freedom Kicks for 7/19/17

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Two matches tonight...let's get it on!

First of all, greetings from Philadelphia. I'm late for this...my bad. Last night was, as we say, a night. The United States take on El Salvador tonight in the Gold Cup quarterfinals at Lincoln Financial Field, while D.C. United is back tonight against the Seattle Sounders at CenturyLink Field.

USA vs. Nicaragua, live stream: Time, TV channel, and how to watch Gold Cup online

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The USMNT finishes Gold Cup group play needing a result to win the group while Jordy Delem and Martinique can advance with a win against Panama

Three Big Storylines:
  1. The United States has had an underwhelming Gold Cup campaign to this point earning a tie with Panama and only a 3-2 win over Martinique because of some heroics from Jordan Morris who was named the CONCACAF Man of the Match after scoring two goals including the winner.

Gold Cup 2017 scenarios for the USMNT

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Here's how the United States can win Group B...or end up sweating things out in 3rd place

Following an uninspiring draw with Panama and a deeply uninspiring win over Martinique, the United States is atop their 2017 Gold Cup group. Regardless of misgivings about performance, the USMNT controls their own destiny by the narrowest of margins.

El Salvador

Match recap: United States 2, El Salvador 0

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On to the semifinals for the USA

The United States Men's National Team overcame a sluggish start and an extremely chippy El Salvador side to win 2-0 Wednesday night in the CONCACAF Gold Cup Quarterfinal in Philadelphia, behind goals from defenders Omar Gonzalez and Eric Lichaj.

The Americans will face Costa Rica in the semifinal on Saturday in Arlington, Texas at AT&T Stadium at 9:00 p.

United States 2, El Salvador 0 - US Survives Shaky Start and Dark Arts to Advance to Semis

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El Salvador tried everything to keep the US from the semifinals, but two late first half goals were enough for to see the hosts advance.

The United States did not start their quarterfinal match against El Salvador well.

Eric Lichaj's early back pass was nearly converted for a goal if not for the timely intervention of Tim Howard well off his line.

USA vs. El Salvador, Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

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The USMNT, reinforced by key additions, are hoping this is just the first step towards the Gold Cup final

While hardly impressing, the United States met their first challenge of the 2017 Gold Cup, winning Group B and sealing the simplest possible path to next week's final. Tonight, the USMNT starts down that path with a match against El Salvador, a country they have historically been able to beat comfortably on a regular basis.

The Rest

News roundup: United States earn birth in Gold Cup final

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Union sink in Columbus, USA to face Andre Blake and Jamaica in the Gold Cup final, and the rest of the day's news.

Mexico vs. Jamaica , Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

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A re-match of the re-match to go back to the Final.

Game: Mexico vs. Jamaica

Date: Sunday, July 23rd

Time: 9:00 p.m. Eastern, 8:00 p.m. Central, 6:00 p.m. Pacific, 1:00 a.m. UTC

Venue: Sports Authority Field at Mile High (Denver, Colo.

Clint Dempsey ties USMNT scoring record

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No. 57 comes on a free kick.

Clint Dempsey has caught Landon Donovan for the all-time United States men's national team scoring record, and it could hardly have come at a more opportune time.

With the United States holding a 1-0 lead over Costa Rica in the second half — courtesy of a Dempsey assist — the Seattle Sounders forward stood over a free kick from about 22 yards out.

Musket Rounds: Five midfield targets for MLS clubs and more stories

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All the news you need from the week in soccer.

These 10 stories will keep you up to date on the latest soccer happenings, from a list of MLS midfield targets to an analysis of the United States' sluggish win over El Salvador.

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Kraft Named Honorary Chair of 2026 WC Bid Group

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Revolution owner/investor Robert Kraft was named the Honorary Chairman of the Board for the United Bid Committee of Canada, Mexico and the United States that will oversee the bidding process to bring the 2026 FIFA World Cup to North America on Tuesday.

Kraft, who secured Foxboro Stadium as one of the nine host venues for the 1994 FIFA World Cup, was one of the first investors in MLS with the Revolution's inception in 1995.

USA vs. Nicaragua, Gold Cup 2017: Time, TV schedule, and live stream

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With first place in Group B possibly on the line, it's time for the USMNT to kick it into gear

The United States has underwhelmed during the 2017 Gold Cup, but they will still take the field tonight against Nicaragua knowing exactly what they need to know to win Group B. There are myriad possibilities, but the only way to absolutely guarantee that finishing atop the group is for the USMNT to win comfortably.

Updated Gold Cup SEBA projections through July 13

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A quick update on Gold Cup projections with two matches per team completed