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South Korea faces potential WCup qualifier in North Korea

Jul. 18, 2019 3:49 AM EDT

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean men's national soccer team's path to the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will include a crucial road match against North Korea, but it's unclear whether a rare match between the Koreas in Pyongyang will materialize considering the political tension between the rivals....

Altidore, Pozuelo, Morgan score, Toronto TC beats New York

Jul. 17, 2019 10:26 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jozy Altidore, Alejandro Pozuelo and Ashtone Morgan scored to help Toronto FC beat the New York Red Bulls 3-1 on Wednesday night. Altidore opened the scoring in the sixth minute, back-heeling Tsubasa Endoh's cross low off the goalpost. He has seven goals in 11 games this season. Pozuelo made...

Romario Williams scores in 90th, Crew tie Fire 2-2

Jul. 17, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Romario Williams scored on a header in the 90th minute, shortly after entering as a second-half substitute, and the Columbus Crew tied the Chicago Fire 2-2 on Wednesday night. Columbus (5-14-3) snapped a five-game losing streak, but has just one win in its last 16 matches. Chicago...

Fagundez, Gil, Bunbury in 8-minutes stretch for Revolution

Jul. 17, 2019 9:22 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Diego Fagundez, Carles Gil and Teal Bunbury scored during a late eight-minute stretch and the New England Revolution beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 on Wednesday night. New England (7-8-6) extended its undefeated streak to nine matches — the club's longest stretch without a...

Martínez scores 2 goals, Atlanta blanks Houston 5-0

Jul. 17, 2019 9:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martínez scored two goals to reach 15 for the season and Atlanta United beat the 10-man Houston Dynamo 5-0 on Wednesday night. Atlanta (10-8-3) snapped a three-game winless run. Houston (8-9-3) has just one win on the road this season. Atlanta scored two minutes apart to take a...

Mongolia awaits star players in 2022 World Cup qualifying

Jul. 17, 2019 8:03 PM EDT

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia (AP) — European glamor teams such as Manchester United and Real Madrid do not visit Mongolia on lucrative preseason tours, but this oft-forgotten Asian soccer outpost is about to get a taste of the big time on the qualifying road to the 2022 World Cup. Soccer is far from the most...

Martial penalty completes Man United's 4-0 win over Leeds

Jul. 17, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Anthony Martial's 69th-minute penalty completed the scoring in Manchester United's 4-0 win over Leeds on Wednesday for its second consecutive victory on a preseason tour. United led 2-0 at halftime on goals from 17-year-old Mason Greenwood in the seventh minute and England striker...

Atlanta United acquires midfielder Adams from Chicago Fire

Jul. 17, 2019 2:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta United has acquired midfielder Mo Adams from the Chicago Fire in exchange for $100,000 in general allocation money. The 22-year-old Adams was the No. 10 pick in the 2018 SuperDraft. He made 10 starts and 15 appearances as a rookie and has five starts and 10 appearances this season....

American winger Tyler Boyd signs with Turkey's Besiktas

Jul. 17, 2019 2:10 PM EDT

American winger Tyler Boyd has agreed to a contract with the Turkish club Besiktas. The 24-year-old, who grew up in California, changed his affiliation in May from New Zealand to the United States and scored twice in the Americans' 4-0 win over Guyana in their CONCACAF Gold Cup opener. Boyd signed with the...

Notre Dame Stadium getting natural turf for pro soccer match

Jul. 17, 2019 12:36 PM EDT

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Notre Dame Stadium is getting a layer of natural turf in preparation for a professional soccer match. Crews began unrolling large rolls of turf at the stadium Monday ahead of Friday's scheduled friendly matchup between Liverpool F.C. and Borussia Dortmund. Fenway Sports Group is the...