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Musket Rounds: Why college soccer is a valid path to MLS, plus more daily links

Nine stories worth reading from the week in soccer.

MLS: Colorado Rapids at Orlando City SC
Cyle Larin, a University of Connecticut graduate, has blossomed into one of the top goalscorers in MLS.
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These nine stories will keep you up to date on the latest soccer news. Read about college soccer and its role in producing MLS players (like Cyle Larin), uncover Diego Perotti’s thoughts on AS Roma playing Juventus in Foxboro and more.

Revolution News

Kouassi stock rises in Revolution draw vs. NYCFC / The Bent Musket

The Ivorian midfielder hobbled his way into a late equalizer.

Krafts not interested in a stadium at Franklin Field / The Bent Musket

The search for a stadium site continues.

Late equalizer helps Revs earn draw at Yankee Stadium / The Bent Musket

Though still winless on the road, the Revolution picked up an important point in the Bronx.

Major League Soccer News

Why college soccer is still a valid path to MLS / FourFourTwo

Steve Davis defends the traditional method of feedig pro teams.

Watch the save that made Ben Olsen lose his mind / mlssoccer.com

Joe Bednik made a superman-style save that may forever haunt the D.C. United gaffer.

Rookie wing back thriving for Toronto FC / goal.com

Raheem Edwards “humbled” by his success in year one.

U.S. Soccer News

Morgan Brian ruled out of USWNT Scandinavian Tour / Stars and Stripes FC

Right hamstring tightness will force Brian out of upcoming friendlies against Sweden and Norway.

U.S. U-20s reach World Cup quaterfinals / Stars and Stripes FC

With a 6-0 rout of New Zealand, the young guns advanced to the quarterfinals for the second straight tournament.

Other Soccer News

Perotti previews Roma-Juventus showdown in Foxboro / The Bent Musket

The Argentine midfielder talks goal celebrations, playing Juve and meeting Boston fans.