Championship interest in the Nottingham Forest defender has been revealed in the aftermath of a temporary return to Major League Soccer with former club Toronto FC. Nottingham Forest reportedly “opted against” loaning full-back Richie Laryea out to Hull City in favour of a return to Toronto FC for the Canada international. Laryea made the move back to Major League Soccer earlier this month, just under seven months after signing during the January transfer window. The right-back made his second MLS debut over the weekend and was on form, assisting two Toronto goals as they edged a 4-3 thriller against Nashville SC.
FC Dallas striker Jesus Ferreira scored four times as the United States of America (USA) sealed a big win over Grenada at home in the CONCACAF Nations League. Ferreira was one of two FC Dallas on target for USA during the 5-0 rout of Grenada at the Q2 Stadium in Austin, Texas.
USA took the lead against Grenada with two first half minutes left on the clock through Ferreira during the Nations League clash played on Friday. The goal from Ferreira gave USA a slim first half lead. Ferreira doubled the advantage for the home team nine minutes after restart. He completed his hat-trick two minutes later to edge his team 3-0 ahead. Read more “FERREIRA HITS FOUR IN GRENADA ROUT”
Manager Greg Berhalter and his USA senior national team players have been drawn alongside Euro 2020 finalist and 1966 world champions England for this year’s FIFA World Cup tournament in Qatar after the draw took place on Friday. The two countries were drawn in Group B alongside Iran and the winner of the playoff route involving Wales, Scotland and Ukraine.
One of Scotland, Ukraine and Wales would be at the World Cup in Qatar via the path A playoff route in the European section of the qualifiers. The team to qualify from path A would have been decided by now if not for the Russian invasion of Ukraine which prompted the postponement of the playoff semifinal tie between hosts Scotland and Ukraine. The one-legged tie initially billed to take place in March has been postponed till June with the winner taking on Wales in a one-legged tie to determine who will face England, USA and Iran in Group B. Wales qualified to face the winner of the Scotland and Ukraine tie for a place in Qatar after seeing off Austria in their playoff semifinal tie thanks to the brilliance of star man Gareth Bale. The Real Madrid star scored a brace with a goal in each half on the way to a 2-1 win over Austria. Read more “WORLD CUP: USA DRAWN ALONGSIDE ENGLAND”
United States of America (USA) international Zack Steffen was on the substitutes’ bench for the entire duration of the game as Manchester City beat newcomers Brentford 2-0 at home to increase their lead at the summit as far as the Premier League is concerned this season. Manchester City were able to return to winning ways at the first time of asking in the league after they drew their last league game.
Read more “STEFFEN BENCHED AS CITY INCREASE LEAD”
Juventus fans showed their dissatisfaction with their players in the league clash with Atalanta on Saturday as they booed them off the pitch at the end of the first half while they were losing 1-0 at home to the team from Bergamo thanks to the 28th minute strike from Colombian international Duvan Zapata. In the end, Atalanta held on to claim a memorable win and open a six-point gap on AS Roma who are in fifth place. Atalanta are the best team outside the three title contenders AC Milan, Inter Milan and Napoli. The Champions League campaigners complete the top four teams on the Italian Serie A log.
Read more “MCKENNIE INJURED IN DISAPPOINTING ATALANTA LOSS”
European champions Chelsea have the Premier League summit in the bag for two more weeks at least after former leaders Liverpool failed to beat holders Manchester City when the two teams met at Anfield on Sunday evening.
Liverpool or Manchester City needed to win to deny Chelsea the Premier League summitbut they were unable to secure the much-needed victory. In the end, the two teams settled for a 2-2 draw. Read more “PREMIER LEAGUE: CHELSEA BAG TOP SPOT”
United States of America (USA) national team talisman Christian Pulisic was a major absentee as Chelsea claimed a big London Derby win at the home of Arsenal at the weekend.Pulisictested positive to Covid-19 last week and was ruled out of the Arsenal game played at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday evening.
Read more “PULISIC MISSES OUT ON DERBY WIN”
Chelsea are one of several teams interested in signing highly rated Real Sociedadstriker Alexander Isak who impressed for Sweden at the Euro 2020 tournament being played across several European countries this summer.
Read more “ISAK ON CHELSEA RADAR”
Chelsea attacker Christian Pulisic and Manchester City shot stopper Zac Steffen have both been left out of the latest United States of America (USA) squad named by manager GreggBerhalter due to their Champions League commitments.
Read more “PULISIC, STEFFEN OUT OF US SQUAD”
Chelsea forward Christian Pulisic made history in the Champions League on Tuesday night with his crucial away goal for the Blues in the first leg of their semi-final tie with Real Madrid.
Pulisicwas named in the starting XI in a three-man attack alongside England International Mason Mount and the much maligned Timo Werner. As a result, the former Borussia Dortmund attacker became only the third USA player to feature in the Champions League semi-finals.
Read more “PULISIC MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE HISTORY”