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MLS After Dark: Real Salt Lake Advances Past Seattle Without Taking A Single Shot

You can’t win without scoring. I heard that a few times from Fox announcers on Tuesday night, both in the early match in which Nashville remained unbeaten at home by topping Orlando City and in the later match in which one of the favorites to win the MLS Cup, the Seattle Sounders, hosted Real Salt Lake. 

The adage is certainly true in normal contexts, but this is playoff soccer now. Real Salt Lake showed you can survive and advance without even bothering to attempt a shot all game.

The Numbers Are In — Saturday's NWSL Championship Had Record Viewership

Viewership for Saturday's National Women's Soccer League championship match increased 216% over the 2019 finale, the league reported on Tuesday.

The Washington Spirit's 2-1 win over the Chicago Red Stars in Louisville, Kentucky, averaged 525,000 viewers on CBS, the NWSL said, after the majority of the regular season was broadcast on the Paramount+ streaming service.

The Last Time Canada Was In A World Cup It Lost To A Country That Doesn’t Exist Anymore

Has Canada qualified for a World Cup before? The Canucks look well on their way to Qatar 2022 after an iconic victory against Mexico in World Cup qualifying. If Canada qualifies for next year’s tournament, it won’t be the first time the Northerners have made the big stage.

Mental Fitness And Local Pride: How Bodø/Glimt Became An Improbable Norwegian Powerhouse

José Mourinho was confident when he brought his Roma side to the Aspmyra Stadion for a UEFA Conference League match on Oct. 21. The Portuguese manager named a noticeably second-rate squad for the trip to the Arctic Circle to face reigning Eliteserien (Norwegian top-flight) champion FK Bodø/Glimt. 

USA-Mexico All-Time Scoring Chart Reflects Turning Tide Of Rivalry Over Last 20 Years

When the USMNT and Mexico met on Nov. 12 at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, it marked the 73rd clash between the two giants of the CONCACAF region. On Mar. 24 we’ll do it all again, adding another monumental World Cup qualifying chapter to a rivalry that really doesn’t need any pretense to get the blood boiling.

Kylian Mbappé’s Four-Goal Master Class Puts Him On Pace To Rewrite History

PARIS - Kylian Mbappé continued his meteoric rise on Saturday with another jaw-dropping performance as France qualified for next year's World Cup with an 8-0 demolition of Kazakhstan.

The Paris Saint-Germain striker became the first player to score four goals for France in a single game since Just Fontaine against Sweden at the 1958 World Cup.

Five weeks before his 23rd birthday, Mbappé has scored 23 international goals from 52 caps — bettering the marks of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo at the same age.

Tottenham Fans Are Putting An Axe Through Their Televisions After Watching Absurd Harry Kane Hat Trick

Three Harry Kane goals vs Albania likely has Tottenham fans royally pissed. Last season’s EPL Golden Boot winner only has one goal in 10 league appearances this season and has been underwhelming to say the least.

Barring a catastrophe of monumental proportion against San Marino, Kane and England locked up a spot at the 2022 World Cup with a 5-0 victory against Albania thanks to a Kane hat trick.

All five goals came in the first half with Harry Maguire grabbing the first in the ninth minute. Go get them slab head!

The USMNT Should Use Some Real Home-Field Advantage Against Mexico And Play In North Dakota

The USMNT is preparing to host Mexico in a crucial World Cup qualifying game at TQL Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday night. The weather calls for cool temperatures in the 40s with a slight chance of rain. This is far from the coldest USA Mexico game ever played.

Mexico has routinely made trips to Columbus, Ohio, in the months of February and November. The weather has never been outrageously cold or wild like the Snow Clasico against Costa Rica in 2013. There was one game against El Tri that does stand out though.

USMNT vs. Mexico For Dummies — How To Explain Friday’s Match To Filthy Casuals

The biggest quadrennial men’s soccer game in America is on Friday. Chances are, you or someone you know has no idea what’s going on. That’s fine. We’re here to explain USA vs Mexico, to either help you explain what’s going on to your filthy casual friends or so you don’t look like the dummy to your buddies on Friday night. 

Gauging Home-Field Advantage: The USMNT's Record Versus Mexico By Location

Historically, Columbus, Ohio, has been the premier home fortress for the USMNT, with the Americans winning four of five international matches against Mexico at the home of the Columbus Crew. 

All four of these victories have come in the last two decades and all by a 2-0 scoreline, helping to cement the slogan "Dos a Cero" and signaling a new chapter in the history of the once-lopsided rivalry. 

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