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CONCACAF Champions League, Leagues Cup get makeover

(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 […]

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Minnesota United ‘smash and grab’ at Austin FC
Mark Turner - Oct 17, 2021

Austin, TX – After registering back-to-back victories at home for the first time this season, Austin FC were looking to stretch that run to three. Visitors Minnesota United were looking to cement their place in the post-season, coming into the match occupying the final play-off spot in the West, clear of LAFC by just one […]

CanMNT player Alphonso Davies chases the ball at BMO Field
Alphonso Davies carries Canada to a thrilling win over Panama
Justin Laniuk - Oct 14, 2021

ANALYSIS – Wednesday’s World Cup Qualifying Match between Panama and Canada was played with a lot at stake. After Panama pulled off a surprising 1-0 win over the USA on Sunday, it pulled the Panamanians ahead of Canada for the third and final automatic qualifying spot in Concacaf. Although it was still relatively early in […]

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Colorado Rapids Podcast: RMC Preview

PODCAST – Hello Colorado Rapids Fans! This week on Holding The High Line, Rabbi and Red recap a season defining win against Minnesota United FC. Mark interviewed Joe Lowry (The Athletic, Total Soccer Show, MLS Assist) a few weeks ago. We feature the first half of that interview. The guys banter about the USMNT’s win […]

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Mexico beat El Salvador 2-0 to stay in first place

Goals from Hector Moreno and Raul Jimenez gave Mexico a 2-0 win away at El Salvador in a game that saw both teams down to 10 men. Mexico remain in first place, El Salvador are tied for sixth. Team News El Salvador ring in the changes from their 2-1 away defeat at Panama. A surprise, […]

CanMNT celebrates Alphonso Davies goal against Panama
Alphonso Davies was fantastic in a dominant 4-1 CanMNT win

TORONTO, ON – What a second half for Canada. They took control of the game and have now leapfrogged Panama for the third spot in the Octagonal World Cup qualifying. Alphonso Davies the star of the show in big CanMNT home win Full Game Summary:#CanMNT was the better team with most of the scoring chances. […]

El Salvador player Enrico Duenas celebrates with teammates with goal at Cuscatlan Stadium
El Salvador welcomes Mexico for a huge WCQ battle
Harvey Cruz - Oct 12, 2021

PREVIEW – El Salvador welcomes the visit of CONCACAF leaders Mexico in a big battle Wednesday night. La Selecta is coming off a disappointing 2-1 loss away to Costa Rica. El Tri is coming off a dominant 3-0 win over Honduras. The last time these two nations played was the Group A decider at last […]

CanMNT player Tajon Buchanan at the Men's National Training Session on October 6
The unbeaten CanMNT faces an impressive Panama side at BMO Field

PREVIEW – The unbeaten CanMNT will face the impressive Panama side on Wednesday, October. 13. Canada is coming from a less than inspiring tie in Jamaica while Panama got an impressive win at home against the U.S. Both teams are only separated by a point before Wednesday’s game. Unbeaten CanMNT will play a critical home […]

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Man On: With Austin FC’s Matt Besler

AUSTIN – So much of Matt Besler’s soccer career appears to have been fated. From the color of the jerseys that will likely book-end his playing career, to his long association with his hometown club, Kansas City, to his almost gliding style of unruffled play, everything seems just-so in the former USMNT veterans story. Besler, […]