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Union Injury Report | Latest on Andre Blake
“Good news is that it is a grade 1 adductor strain which is the lowest grade possible. He is working really really hard to get back as soon as possible but he won’t be a part of the Montreal game because he hasn’t trained yet this week. Of all the news we could have gotten, that is as good as it we could get.”
Thoughts & Numbers: What to watch for in MLS Matchday 4
MLS’s Concacaf Champions League cadre went 3W-0L-2D with a +6 goal differential in league play last weekend, the first 2023 matchday that came after a round of CCL games. Last year’s first matchday after a round of CCL: teams went 0W-4L-0D with zero goals scored and a -7 goal differential.
Inter Miami CF Signs Bryce Duke to Contract Extension
Duke, 22, was acquired in a trade with LAFC in January 2022 and went on to more than double his MLS appearance tally in his one season with Inter Miami. In 2022, Duke made 28 appearances, 16 of them starts, for the Club, totaling 1,476 minutes played in the regular season. He also came off the bench in the team’s 2022 MLS Cup Playoffs match.
Hernandez leaves no doubt for Club Leon against Tauro
With the result, La Fiera earned a 3-0 win on aggregate over the two legs to advance to the quarterfinal stage for the second time in their SCCL history. Club Leon will face Violette of Haiti in the next round.
Hernandez’s late goal gives Motagua magical night at Pachuca
Eddie Hernandez’s goal served as the away goal tiebreaker after a 1-1 final on aggregate, sending the Hondurans to the final eight of the tournaments where they will square off with 2020 SCCL champions Tigres.
Thierry Henry rejects France women head coach role; keen on USMNT vacancy
Henry, who both played and coached in Major League Soccer, suggested last month that he was open to leading the U.S., which will co-host the 20226 World Cup alongside Canada and Mexico.
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Europa League round of 16 second legs: Feyenoord, Juventus, Man United march into quarter-finals
Feyenoord earned a record-equalling win to join Juventus and Man United in the UEFA Europa League round of 16, while Sporting CP pulled off a shock to eliminate Arsenal on penalties.
Europa Conference League round of 16 second legs: West Ham and Fiorentina big winners as Basel reach quarter-finals on penalties
West Ham and Fiorentina were big winners on the night as Basel prevailed on penalties in a thriller in Bratislava to reach the last eight.