The Seattle Sounders defeated defending champions Monterrey 1-0 in the CONCACAF Champions League group stage play on August 23rd. Alvaro Fernandez scored the lone goal during the 38th minute.
The Colorado Rapids ended in a 1-1 draw with Real Club Deportivo Espana also part of the CONCACAF Champions League group stage play. Colorado’s Jeff Larentowicz scored during the 45th minute, and Julio Rodriguez equalized during the 86th.
The Portland Timbers defeated Chivas USA 1-0. Eric Brunner scored the goal during the 44th minute.
Toronto FC were defeated 1-0 by FC Dallas in their CONCACAF CL group C match. Jack Stewart scored his goal during the 46th minute.
The LA Galaxy defeated L.D Alajuelense 2-0 in their CL play. Omar Gonzalez scored during the 38th minute, and Chad Barrett scored during the 77th minute.
Columbus Crew were defeated by the Sounders 6-2. Lamar Neagle (4th, 21st, and 70th minute), Mauro Rosales (penalty kick 16th minute), Mike Fucito (40th minute), and an own goal during the 74th minute totaled Seattle’s six goals. For the Crew, Jeff Cunningham (penalty kick 59th minute) and Josh Gardner (73rd minute) scored.
The San Jose Earthquakes and Toronto FC ended in a 1-1 draw. Toronto scored first during the 33rd minute with a goal from Eric Avila and Chris Wondolowski equalized during the 87th minute.
The Vancouver Whitecaps defeated the Houston Dynamo 1-0. Shea Salinas scored the only goal during the 86th minute.
The Chicago Fire defeated the Colorado Rapids 2-0. Dominic Oduro (17th minute) and Cory Gibbs (36th minute) scored for Chicago.
Sporting Kansas City were defeated 3-2 by FC Dallas. Kei Kamara (22nd minute) and Omar Bravo (69th minute) scored for Kansas City. Daniel Hernandez (70th minute), Maicon Santos (89th minute), and Bobby Warshaw (91st minute) scored for Dallas.
Real Salt Lake defeated Chivas USA 1-0. Alvaro Saborio scored the only goal during the 11th minute.
The new MLS week kicks off tonight with matches between Chicago and Richmond, as well as a match up between Seattle and FC Dallas.
Here is a look at the entire week:
All 21 players from the 2011 FIFA World CUP USWNT have been named to face Canada in their upcoming international friendly.
U.S. Women’s National Team Roster by Position
GOALKEEPERS (3): Nicole Barnhart (Philadelphia Independence), Jill Loyden (magicJack), Hope Solo (magicJack)
DEFENDERS (7): Rachel Buehler (Boston Breakers), Stephanie Cox (Boston Breakers), Ali Krieger (FFC Frankfurt), Amy LePeilbet (Boston Breakers), Heather Mitts (Atlanta Beat), Christie Rampone (magicJack), Becky Sauerbrunn (magicJack)
MIDFIELDERS (7): Shannon Boxx (magicJack), Tobin Heath (Sky Blue FC), Lori Lindsey (Philadelphia Independence), Carli Lloyd (Atlanta Beat), Kelley O’Hara (Boston Breakers), Heather O’Reilly (Sky Blue FC), Megan Rapinoe (magicJack)
FORWARDS (4): Lauren Cheney (Boston Breakers), Alex Morgan (Western New York Flash), Amy Rodriguez (Philadelphia Independence), Abby Wambach (magicJack)
For the USMNT upcoming friendly against Costa Rica and Belgium, the following individuals have been named to the squad.
U.S. TRAINING CAMP ROSTER BY POSITION
GOALKEEPERS (2): Bill Hamid (D.C. United), Tim Howard (Everton)
DEFENDERS (7): Carlos Bocanegra (Rangers), Edgar Castillo (Club América), Timmy Chandler (FC Nürnberg), Clarence Goodson (Brondby), Michael Orozco Fiscal (San Luis), Tim Ream (New York Red Bulls), Jonathan Spector (Birmingham City)
MIDFIELDERS (8): Maurice Edu (Rangers), Fabian Johnson (Hoffenheim), Sacha Kljestan (Anderlecht), Jeff Larentowicz (Colorado Rapids), Chris Pontius (D.C. United), Robbie Rogers (Columbus Crew), Brek Shea (FC Dallas), Jose Torres (Pachuca)
FORWARDS (4): Juan Agudelo (New York Red Bulls), Jozy Altidore (AZ Alkmaar), Teal Bunbury (Sporting Kansas City), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles Galaxy)