Goals rained down for the Revolution and U.S. Men’s National Team this weekend, as the two team’s won their respective matches by a combined score of 11-2. What other stories dominated weekend headlines?
Here’s what we’re reading (and watching) today:
With Lee Nguyen and Juan Agudelo back in their customary attacking positions, the Revolution offense broke out vs. Minnesota United. This new-look attack may continue to cause problems for defenses, writes our own Jon Sigal.
Following Saturday’s 5-2 win over the Loons, fans in the Fort stuck around for a celebration with Revolution players. Agudelo described the gesture as something that could “go on forever.”
Major League Soccer News
Although his team played to a 0-0 draw, 18-year-old Red Bulls midfielder Tyler Adams showed why he’s a burgeoning USMNT prospect.
The Norwegian forward scored a goal worth watching over and over again as Crew SC handed the Timbers its first loss of 2017.
Facebook fans took an entertainment-first approach when voting on the name of Landon Donovan’s proposed MLS club.
The elite youth tournament will serve as a testing ground for VAR, technology MLS hopes to implement in the near future.
U.S. Soccer News
Expected by many to come off the bench vs. Honduras, Dempsey scored a hat trick in the United States’ 6-0 win. Doug McIntyre makes the case for Dempsey as the American GOAT.
Midfielder Paul Arriola joined the U.S. Men’s National Team from Mexican-side Tijuana, while a quartet of America players—highlighted by defender John Brooks—returned to their clubs.
Other Soccer News
The 2017 USL season got off to a bang on Saturday, welcoming more than 4,600 fans per match.