From an analysis of Bruce Arena’s gameplan vs. Mexico to updates on Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s future in MLS, there’s plenty to read from the week in soccer. These nine stories will get you caught up:
Major League Soccer News
Health concerns make MLS' courtship of Ibrahimovic a complicated one / ESPN FC
Should an MLS club risk signing the Swedish superstar?
D.C. United fans show respect for Cinderellas Christos FC / Black and Red United
The home fans loved the road team on Tuesday night.
National Women’s Soccer League News
NWSL makes schedule changes amid criticism of playing times / The Bent Musket
In May, Dash forward Rachel Daly collapsed from heat exhaustion. Here’s how NWSL responded.
U.S. Soccer News
A tale of two USMNT coaches vs. Mexico, and why one succeeded / FourFourTwo
Bruce Arena succeeded where Jurgen Klinsmann did not. And according to Paul Tenorio, it all came down to trust and vision.
Four things we learned from USWNT’s Scandinavian friendlies / Stars and Stripes FC
The new-look squad proved it can win on the road, but didn’t look good in the process, writes Charles Olney.
What is Kelley O’Hara’s best position for the USWNT? / FourFourTwo
Defender? Midfielder? Richard Farley and Jeff Kassouf weigh in.
Qualification for World Cup now straightforward for USMNT / SoccerAmerica
Suddenly, the road to Russia looks clear. Here’s how the U.S. can qualify.