Category: MLS Soccer

MLS Soccer (Football) News

Bale ruled out of Champions League game against Bayern (The Associated Press)

Real Madrid will be without Gareth Bale in its Champions League quarterfinal against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. Coach Zinedine Zidane said the forward has not fully recovered from a muscle injury in his right leg and will miss the second leg match at S…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/bale-ruled-champions-league-game-against-bayern-132413797--sow.html

Vancouver-Seattle rivalry gets the villain it needed in Fredy Montero

Montero scored twice against the Sounders, his former MLS team. VANCOUVER, British Columbia – Minutes before kickoff between the Vancouver Whitecaps and Seattle Sounders on Friday night, ‘Caps club president Bob Lenarduzzi ruminated on why this particular Cascadia derby doesn’t crackle with the intensity

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/vancouver-seattle-rivalry-gets-villain-needed-fredy-montero-124249603.html?src=rss

Bayern’s Rummenigge ‘not pessimistic’ before trip to Madrid (The Associated Press)

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge is optimistic that defenders Mats Hummels and Jerome Boateng will be able to overcome injuries in time to face Real Madrid in the return leg of their Champions League quarterfinal on Tuesday. Bayern, which …

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/bayerns-rummenigge-not-pessimistic-trip-madrid-105048653--sow.html

Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu (The Associated Press)

If Bayern Munich is to have any chance of a sixth straight semifinal appearance in the Champions League it will have to do something that only one team has achieved this season – defeat Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. Madrid’s only loss in 2…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/bayern-faces-tough-task-beat-real-madrid-bernabeu-103153932--sow.html

Weekend Sports in Brief (The Associated Press)

BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas took the floor to a deafening cheer for the Boston Celtics’ playoff opener against the Chicago Bulls on Sunday night, just a day after his sister was killed in a car accident.

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/weekend-sports-brief-064046670--mls.html

Fan in coma after violence at Argentine soccer match (Reuters)

An Argentine soccer fan was in a coma and two men arrested for attempted murder after a scuffle among supporters in the derby between Belgrano and Talleres in Cordoba, local media reported on Sunday. The fan, identified by Belgrano as Emanuel Balbo, w…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/fan-coma-violence-argentine-soccer-match-012930766--sow.html

Fan in coma after violence at Argentine soccer match (Reuters)

An Argentine soccer fan was in a coma and two men arrested for attempted murder after a scuffle among supporters in the derby between Belgrano and Talleres in Cordoba, local media reported on Sunday. The fan, identified by Belgrano as Emanuel Balbo, w…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/fan-coma-violence-argentine-soccer-match-012930359--sow.html

Sevilla stumbles amid doubts on Sampaoli future; Adams loses (The Associated Press)

Sevilla drew 0-0 at Valencia on Sunday as its bid for an automatic Champions League berth continued to fade amid speculation over the future of coach Jorge Sampaoli. Sevilla was mounting an outside challenge for the Spanish title as recently as six we…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sevilla-stumbles-again-0-0-draw-valencia-spain-163738910--sow.html

Title race on as Man U takes down Chelsea (The Associated Press)

A significant day at Old Trafford saw Manchester United beat Premier League leaders Chelsea 2-0 on Sunday, leaving the Blues’ cushion atop the league at just four points over second-place Tottenham. Pundits everywhere questioned Jose Mourinho’s decisi…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/title-race-man-u-takes-down-chelsea-173522265--sow.html

Police: Veteran Panama soccer player shot dead leaving home (The Associated Press)

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Police in Panama say national team soccer player Amilcar Henriquez has been shot dead while leaving his home.

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/police-veteran-panama-soccer-player-shot-dead-leaving-154916352--sow.html

French match ends at halftime after fans attack Lyon players (The Associated Press)

For the second time in a week, a high-level football match on French soil was marred by crowd violence. The latest incidents on Sunday in Corsica during a domestic league game between Bastia and Lyon – which was abandoned at halftime – raised question…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/lyon-players-attacked-fans-bastia-153742672--sow.html

Kruse helps Bremen beat Hamburg 2-1 in Bundesliga derby (The Associated Press)

Former Germany striker Max Kruse scored one goal and set up another for Werder Bremen to beat Hamburger SV 2-1 in the Bundesliga’s 105th northern derby on Sunday. Hamburg, whose team bus was involved in an incident before the match, got off to a great…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/kruse-helps-bremen-beat-hamburg-2-1-bundesliga-154812770--sow.html

Firmino’s goal enough for Liverpool (The Associated Press)

A Roberto Firmino header in first-half stoppage time proved enough to settle a hard-fought but uneventful game at the Hawthorns, with Liverpool running out 1-0 winners over West Brom on Sunday. After West Brom’s Chris Brunt had fouled Divock Origi ove…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/firminos-goal-enough-liverpool-150359751--sow.html

Dortmund keeper still having problems sleeping after attack (The Associated Press)

BERLIN (AP) — Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Buerki says he’s still having trouble sleeping after the attack on his team’s bus, and couldn’t concentrate in the Champions League match a day later.

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/dortmund-keeper-still-having-problems-sleeping-attack-122515130--sow.html

Sporting KC beats the Timbers 1-0 in Portland (The Associated Press)

Dom Dwyer got the goal and Tim Melia preserved the win for Sporting Kansas City. Dwyer scored in the 53rd minute and undefeated Kansas City won its first game on the road this season, a 1-0 victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. Melia w…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/sporting-kc-beats-timbers-1-0-portland-044004286--mls.html

Real Salt Lake scores 2 late goals to beat Rapids 2-1 (The Associated Press)

Yura Movsisyan and Brooks Lennon scored goals moments apart in the closing minutes and Real Salt Lake rallied to beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night. Kevin Doyle opened the scoring for the Rapids (1-3-1) in the 29th minute, getting parallel…

Permanent link to this article: http://sports.yahoo.com/news/real-salt-lake-scores-2-goals-beat-rapids-041450388--mls.html