The Revolution earned a point in Portland, four MLS teams made trades and Bastian Schweinsteiger scored 17 minutes into his Chicago Fire debut. It was a busy weekend in American soccer.
Here’s what we’re reading today:
Revolution steal a point in Stumptown / The Bent Musket
A late equalizer from Lee Nguyen helped the Revs earn a highly-coveted point at Providence Park.
Cody Cropper intent on catching Bruce Arena’s eye / mlssoccer.com
Now the first-choice keeper in New England, Cropper wants a call-up to the U.S. Men’s National Team, writes Jon Sigal.
Major League Soccer News
Does Michael Bradley get enough credit? / Waking the Red
The midfield general does it all for Toronto FC—including the little things many fans don’t notice.
Watch Bastian Schweinsteiger's first MLS goal / mlssoccer.com
Though the Fire ultimately drew with the Impact, Schweinsteiger made the most of his MLS debut, scoring a 17th minute header at Toyota Park.
Loons acquire defensive reinforcements in trade with Rapids / E Pluribus Loonum
Sam Cronin and March Burch have a new home in Minneapolis.
Crew SC sends Tony Tchani to Whitecaps for Kekuta Manneh / Massive Report
Manneh, still just 22-years old, will add youth to a surging Crew squad.
U.S. Soccer News
Three-way battle for goalkeeping minutes a luxury for USWNT / ussoccer.com
Competition among USWNT goalkeepers has heightened this year, and former Boston Breakers standout Alyssa Naeher is in the thick of it all.
It’s time to let the Jurgen Klinsmann era go / Stars and Stripes FC
Comparisons between Klinsmann and Bruce Arena have divided the U.S. fan base, says Rob Usry.