MLS Weekend review, USA beat Jamaica and more in today’s links
Philadelphia Union News
Union escape Fort Lauderdale with a disappointing draw
The Union pulled another rabbit out of their hat on the road but the 1-1 draw against Inter Miami ends a disappointing trip to Florida.
Chicago Fire tie club record for shots, but lose 2-1 to Toronto FC
The Union return home on Sunday for a game against the Chicago Fire, let’s see how their last game went.
Quinn Sullivan shows he can give Alejandro Bedoya the time off that the Union captain needs
Jim Curtin is often reluctant to sub Bedoya off, and Bedoya often doesn’t need it. But it wouldn’t be the worst thing for him to play a little less. Sullivan can help make that happen.
MLS Scoreboard: Pepi hat-trick tramples Galaxy, Loons top Timbers, and more
FC Dallas went into Saturday’s home match with the LA Galaxy desperately needing a victory after three straight losses, and it was one of the team’s talented youngsters who stepped up to save the day.
Reports from Cyprus link Amro Tarek with move to Apollon Limassol
Located on the southern coast, Limassol is the second largest urban area on the island nation of Cyprus. Apollo has won the Cypriot First Division three times, most recently in 2006. Last season, the club finished in third place, a mere two points behind champions AC Omonoia Nicosia.
2021 Gold Cup Quarterfinal: USA 1-0 Jamaica – late goal sends the Americans to the semis
Heading into the Quarterfinal matchup between the USMNT and Jamaica, the Stars and Stripes had put forward two unconvincing performances against Haiti and Canada on the way to winning their group. It seemed like Jamaica would be the toughest test for the USA so far in the 2021 edition of the Gold Cup.
Canada advances to Gold Cup semifinals after edging Costa Rica
Canada took another major step forward under head coach John Herdman on Sunday night, advancing to the Gold Cup semifinals for the first time since 2007.
Gold Cup Rewind: Mexico, Qatar advance into semifinals
El Tri rolled past Honduras 3-0 with three different players getting on the scoresheet. Tata Martino’s side will next prepare to face the winner of Sunday’s matchup between Costa Rica and Canada.