Excluding Andrea Pirlo and Sebastian Giovinco from his squad for the European Championship isn't a decision Antonio Conte will have taken lightly. Already during the final international break of 2015, he acknowledged that he would have to be "very cold" in his decision about whether to select them or not. It was the offseason at the time in MLS, and neither were called up for the friendlies against Belgium and Romania.
Both were overlooked again over the last international break at the end of...
Who scored the Goal of the Week in Major League Soccer's Week 12?
Was it Bradley Wright-Phillips' overhead kick in the Red Bulls' 7-0 humiliation of New York City FC? Or Orlando's build-up play leading to Cyle Larin's tap-in in the 2-1 win over Montreal?
Darlington Nagbe sneaked a free kick inside the far post of David Ousted's net in the Timbers' 4-2 win over Vancouver. But Yura Movsisyan's run around the entirety of Sporting Kansas City's defense was a moment to savor for Real Salt Lake in their...
Rivalry week has come and gone, leaving a slightly shuffled Power Rankings. No surprise that the biggest movers are the Red Bulls (up eight spots) and NYCFC (down eight spots). A 7-0 score has ramifications.
The first MLS Rivalry Week of the season produced the most one-sided rivalry win in the history of Major League Soccer, some last minute heroics, and a few results of note that didn't fall under the "rivalry" banner.
The battle for New York wasn't much of a battle in the end.
After a week of buildup around the rivalry between New York City FC and the Red Bulls, the team from across the river in Jersey took apart the second-year team 7-0 at Yankee Stadium. The victory sent a clear message that...