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US headed to Women's World Cup with 6-0 win over Jamaica

Oct. 14, 2018 11:52 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — The U.S. women's national team breezed through CONCACAF qualifying to secure a spot in the World Cup next year in France. The Americans still have to face Canada. "Just because we qualified for the World Cup doesn't mean we're going to take our foot off the gas," Alex Morgan said. "We...

Canada gets into Women's World Cup with 7-0 win over Panama

Oct. 14, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Christine Sinclair isn't concerned about chasing records. She's set her sights on the World Cup. Sinclair scored twice and Canada went on to secure a spot in next year's World Cup in France with a 7-0 victory over Panama on Sunday in the semifinals of the CONCACAF qualifying...

Italy leaves it late to earn 1st competitive win in a year

Oct. 14, 2018 5:49 PM EDT

ROME (AP) — Italy is finally showing signs of emerging from its crisis, nearly a year after failing to qualify for the World Cup. Cristiano Biraghi's goal in stoppage time earned the Azzurri a much-needed 1-0 win in Poland on Sunday in the UEFA Nations League. Playing in Group 3 of League A, Poland became...

Penilla has goal, assist in Revs' 2-0 win over Orlando City

Oct. 13, 2018 9:40 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Cristian Penilla and Diego Fagundez scored second-half goals to help the New England Revolution beat Orlando City 2-0 on Saturday night. The Revolution were eliminated from the playoff contention shortly before kickoff with D.C. United's 1-0 victory over FC Dallas. Penilla made it...

US guards against overconfidence in World Cup qualifying

Oct. 13, 2018 8:41 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Defender Becky Sauerbrunn said the memories of 2010 still drive her as the U.S. women's national team seeks to qualify for next year's World Cup in France. The United States lost in the semifinals of that year's CONCACAF qualifying tournament, sending the team to a third-place finish...

Canouse's late goal lifts DC United into playoff position

Oct. 13, 2018 7:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russell Canouse scored in the 86th minute and D.C. United moved into playoff position with a 1-0 victory over Western Conference-leading FC Dallas on Saturday. United (12-11-8) won its third in a row, improved its unbeaten streak to seven and moved into sixth place in the East, one point...

Dutch humiliate Germany in Nations League, Gibraltar wins

Oct. 13, 2018 5:58 PM EDT

Germany's UEFA Nations League campaign took a humiliating blow after a 3-0 loss at old rival Netherlands on Saturday. Germany remains without a win in the top-tier League A and has yet to score a goal. In the second-tier League B, the Czech Republic got its first win in the new competition — beating host...

Rapids beat Minnesota United, snap 7-game losing streak

Oct. 13, 2018 4:47 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yannick Boli and Niki Jackson scored second-half goals and the Colorado Rapids beat Minnesota United 2-0 on Saturday to snap a seven-game losing streak. Colorado (7-19-6) entered a loss shy of tying a club record for consecutive losses — set this season. Minnesota (11-18-3) was...

Steffen out with tight hamstring; Guzan or Horvath in goal

Oct. 13, 2018 12:08 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Goalkeeper Zack Steffen will miss the United States' exhibition against Peru, leaving Brad Guzan or Ethan Horvath to start Tuesday in East Hartford, Connecticut. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Saturday that Steffen has a tight right hamstring and left training camp. He started the last four...

Monaco hires Thierry Henry as new coach

Oct. 13, 2018 5:48 AM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Thierry Henry is back where it all started. France's all-time leading scorer and an Arsenal great landed his first managerial job on Saturday after Monaco hired him as a replacement for Leonardo Jardim, who was dismissed this week. The 41-year-old Henry started his professional career at the...