The United States under-20 team suffered a 1-0 defeat to 10-man Panama on Saturday, a disappointing start in the Americans' quest to qualify for this summer's FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Panama was down to 10 men in the 17th minute after Justin Simons caught U.S. midfielder Tyler Adams with a late tackle and was shown a straight red card. Adams, of the New York Red Bulls, was injured on the play and could not continue.
But Panama took the lead 20 minutes later when Leandro Avila's shot took a deflection...
The New York Red Bulls added right-back Michael Murillo on loan from Panamanian club San Francisco on Saturday.
The 21-year-old is a Panama international, with nine caps since making his debut for his country last year.
"Michael is a player that we identified with our scouting network and have watched closely," Red Bulls coach Jesse Marsch said in statement. "He fits the way we want to play and will be a good addition to our group."
Murillo has played for San Francisco top team since 2014 and...
Negotiations between Ali Curtis and the New York Red Bulls had been going on for weeks, yet when it was announced on Thursday that Curtis would be leaving his post as sporting director, it didn't make the news any easier to take.
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Curtis said, "It's still kind of raw. I have some mixed feelings for sure. But I honestly am focused and excited about the next chapter. I'm trying to process it, but I want to move forward. My direction is north."
New York Red Bulls sporting director Ali Curtis left the MLS club on Thursday by mutual agreement, the team announced.
Curtis left the MLS combine last month without explanation and did not attend the league's SuperDraft.
"Over the past four weeks, Curtis and the club tried to work through differing views," a club statement said. "Ultimately, both sides agreed to part ways."
Metro reported that assistant coach Denis Hamlett has been handling Curtis' duties in recent weeks.