Concacaf Champions League

New York City FC forward Valentin Castellanos at Yankee Stadium
Riley Frain - Feb 16, 2022

San José, Costa Rica – Two early goals from the 2021 MLS Golden Boot winner, Valentín “Taty” Castellanos lifts NYCFC over AD Santos in the first leg of a best of two round of 16 matchups of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League. Castellanos lifts NYCFC in the first leg Picking up where they left off […]

Fútbol Club Motagua
Luke Flanagan - Feb 3, 2022

The Major League Soccer season might not start until the end of February, but for some teams their campaigns start a little earlier. Seattle Sounders are one of the teams that fit into this category – they have a two legged tie in the CONCACAF Champions League (as do NYCFC, Montreal, Colorado Rapids and New […]

Toronto FC midfielder Richie Laryea scores on November 7, 2021

EDITORIAL – The 2021 Toronto FC edition was supposed to follow the excellence of previous seasons. However, as many readers will know, that did not happen. There were a few reasons why TFC struggled this year and finished with the second-worst record in MLS. Toronto FC Season Review in 2021 – What Went Wrong Team […]

2021 CPL Forge FC vs York United FC on September 11, 2021

HAMILTON, ON – For Forge FC, Canadian Premier League history was made. They become the first-ever CPL team to advance to the Concacaf Champions League. There was also other history made as Hamilton was the better team, especially in the first half while they were more clinical in the second half. Forge FC makes CPL […]

CONCACAF Champions League

(Editorial)- Today, both CONCACAF, MLS, and Liga MX announced changes that will affect the domestic club calendars across the Confederation. The Leagues Cup between MLS and Liga MX will expand in 2023 to include all 37 teams, in a one-month, world cup style tournament that includes a stoppage in play for both leagues in the […]

Philadelphia Union Club América Concacaf
Megan Swanick - Sep 16, 2021

Philadelphia Union ended respectable Concacaf Champions League run with a 0-2 loss to Club América at Subaru Park Wednesday evening.

Raul Ruidiaz goal Santos

SEATTLE – Seattle Sounders hosted Santos Laguna on Tuesday night in the semifinals of the Leagues Cup. It was a hard fought and close game. The visitors played a great match but a Raul Ruidiaz goal at the death did them in. Raul Ruidiaz goal at the death sends Sounders to Leagues Cup Final The […]

D.C. United hosts the Philadelphia Union on May 23, 2021
Megan Swanick - Aug 29, 2021

In a stunning disappointment, the Philadelphia Union loses unexpectedly against D.C. United to close out the summer season and head toward fall. The Union traveled to Audi Field Saturday with a respectable standing in the Eastern Conference and a strong record against Washington. Prior to kickoff, the Union was in 3rd place in the east, […]

August MLS

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? This week on Last Word SC Radio, Harvey Cruz makes his podcast debut. He joins Matt, Rachael, and Dan to get caught up on all the August MLS action. Last Word SC Radio: August MLS Assessments, Americans Abroad We do Red Light, Yellow Light, Green Light on MLS teams, players, […]

CCL semifinals first leg

MEXICO CITY – CCL Fever has once again become CCL Free space. On Thursday night, a toothless Philadelphia Union went into the Estadio Azteca and lost the CCL Semifinal first leg 2-0 to Club America. Toothless Union Lose CCL Semifinal First Leg at the Azteca The first half went poorly for the MLS side, who […]

Trebor Tracy - Jun 7, 2021

The young Americans came together as USMNT announce their presence on the world stage. USMNT survived a tough match to beat Mexico.

Leonardo Suárez Downs Portland Timbers

MEXICO CITY – Club America and Leonardo Suárez hosted Portland Timbers at Estadio Azteca for the second leg of their Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals matchup. Monterey, Philadelphia Union, and Cruz Azul had already qualified for the semifinals. Leonardo Suárez Downs Portland Timbers in CCL Quarterfinals Much like the first leg, Portland got off to a lethargic […]

Crew vs. Monterrey CCL

Monterrey celebrated Cinco de Mayo with a dominate 3-0 victory against the reigning MLS champions, Columbus Crew SC, on Wednesday night.

Santiago Sosa connection
Chris Smith - May 5, 2021

Atlanta United midfielder Emerson Hyndman says he’s enjoying his Santiago Sosa connection in the Five Stripes’ engine room.

Santiago Sosa wonder goal
Chris Smith - May 4, 2021

A Santiago Sosa wonder goal wasn’t enough to inspire an Atlanta United comeback on Tuesday night as they crashed out of CCL to the Union.

CCL quarterfinals predictions LWSC Radio

PODCAST – What’s up Internet? On this episode of Last Word Soccer Club Radio, Matt and Dan give their CCL Quarterfinals predictions. We discuss which boy band Cade Cowell would best fit in. The guys break down the results from CCL last week and look ahead to the four games this week. LWSC Radio: CCL […]

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Nicolas Mezquida

PODCAST – Hello Rapids fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Matt actually went to a game as a fan. Rabbi and Red banter about the trip and recap a 3-0 loss at Portland Timbers. We discuss player movement as Nicolas Mezquida departs and Andre Rawls back in training. Then we look ahead to […]

Lille OSC striker Jonathan David on March 16, 2022
Kyle Watson - May 4, 2021

ANALYSIS – The Jonathan David move has felt inevitable for a long time given his contributions to Lille OSC. Jonathan David: Where Should he Go Next? Embed from Getty Images Since LOSC Lille won the Ligue 1 title over a year ago, the transfer of Jonathan David from the club has felt more like an […]

Ebony Salmon NWSL
Jamie Rooke - May 4, 2021

After not being properly utilized in Louisville, English striker Ebony Salmon has now secured a trade over to the Houston Dash.

Djordje Petrovic
Jamie Rooke - May 4, 2021

Eight games unbeaten becomes nine as Djordje Petrovic puts in another stellar performance in goal, securing a goalless draw in Vancouver.

CanWNT played South Korea: CanWNT Starting XI on June 26, 2022

TORONTO, ON – The CanWNT played South Korea to a scoreless draw at BMO Field, in front of a crowd of 15,610 fans. Canada was the better team in the game, but could not finish off their chances. South Korea also played well defensively including their goalkeeper, Yoon Yonggeul. The CanWNT played South Korea at […]

Casseres Jr battling Cifuentes for possession
Harvey Cruz, Editor - May 4, 2021

Goals from Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios gave LAFC a 2-0 win over the Red Bulls. They’re the first team in MLS to 10 wins this season. It was tight and even first half, but the home side broke through with two goals in two minutes. LAFC are now four points above everyone else in […]

One of the Toronto FC Canadians, Jayden Nelson, on June 25, 2022

TORONTO, ON – The Toronto FC Canadians played brightly at BMO Field on Saturday. They were responsible for both the goals against Atlanta United FC. What was even more promising was how TFC started the game, which has not always been the case. The Toronto FC Canadians were a big reason for a win at […]

CF Montreal midfielder Mathieu Choinière celebrates goal on June 25, 2022
Elias Laradi - May 4, 2021

MONTREAL, QC – Thanks to Mathieu Choinière, CF Montreal pulled out a scrappy physical win over Charlotte FC who had 10 men on the Covid protocol list on Saturday night at Saputo Stadium. Mathieu Choinière stepped up at home in a 2-1 win against Charlotte FC A physical first half On prend les devants grâce […]