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Raveloson scores on bicycle kick, Galaxy beat Timbers 4-1

Jul. 31, 2021 00:36 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Rayan Raveloson opened the scoring with a bicycle kick in the 27th minute and the LA Galaxy beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Friday night. Jeremy Ebobisse tied it for the Timbers (6-8-1) two minutes later, but the Galaxy (9-6-1) retook the lead...

Nani scores late, lifts Orlando City over Atlanta United

Jul. 30, 2021 22:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Nani scored on a late header and Orlando City beat Atlanta United 3-2 on Friday night to move into second place in the Eastern Conference. Nani got behind the back line of the defense to finish Silvester van der Water’s in-swinging cross in the...

Thiago Andrade has goal and assist, NYFC beats Crew 4-1

Jul. 30, 2021 21:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thiago Andrade had a goal and an assist and New York City FC beat the Columbus Crew 4-1 on Friday night. Valentín Castellanos headed home Jesús Medina’s corner to open the scoring for NYCFC (8-5-2) in the 14th minute. It was with his second goal in...

Griffin twins trade jabs long before 1st game as opponents

Jul. 30, 2021 12:31 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Griffin twins are already talking trash, and there’s still nearly three months to go before they’re on opposite sidelines for the first time in their lives. Teammates at every level of football growing up in St. Petersburg, Shaquill and...

Juventus targets capital increase of up to $475 million

Jul. 30, 2021 11:54 AM EDT

TURIN, Italy (AP) — Hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic, Serie A club Juventus expects to receive a capital injection of up to 400 million euros ($475 million) by the end of the year. “Goldman Sachs International, J.P. Morgan AG, Mediobanca - Banca di Credito...

Gyasi Zardes lifts US over Qatar 1-0, into Gold Cup final

Jul. 30, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored in the 86th minute and the United States beat Qatar 1-0 on Thursday night to reach the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup. Zardes, one of the few first-line U.S. players on a mostly junior varsity roster at the tournament, replaced...

Austin signs midfielder Driussi as 3rd designated player

Jul. 29, 2021 11:49 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — First-year MLS team Austin FC has signed Argentinian midfielder Sebastián Driussi as its third designated player, the club announced Thursday. Driussi, 25, has been with Zenit St. Petersburg since 2017 and exercised a buyout clause in his contract...

Libyan indoor soccer player dies in malaria outbreak in team

Jul. 29, 2021 11:13 AM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — A malaria outbreak among Libya’s national indoor soccer team has claimed the life of one player while several others have been sickened following the team’s participation in the African Minifootball Cup in Nigeria, Libya’s sports ministry and its minifootball federation...

US to play World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Cincinnati

Jul. 29, 2021 11:04 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The United States will play its home World Cup qualifier against Mexico in Cincinnati, ending a streak of five straight in Columbus, Ohio. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday that the Nov. 12 match will be at TQL Stadium, the 26,000-capacity venue...

Hillsborough victim dies 32 years after UK stadium disaster

Jul. 29, 2021 09:18 AM EDT

LONDON (AP) — A British man who died 32 years after being caught in a crush of soccer fans at an overcrowded Hillsborough Stadium has been recorded as the 97th victim of the 1989 tragedy. Andrew Devine was badly injured in a crush of Liverpool fans at the stadium in...