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Oregonian Feb 6, 2016

Final: US Men's National Team 1, Canada 0: Live chat recap

Jozy Altidore scored in the 89th minute to give the USA the win against Canada in a friendly on Friday night.

Jozy Altidore scores on late header, US beats Canada 1-0

Goalkeeper David Bingham posted a shutout in his U.S. debut, and the Americans followed up their 3-2 victory over Iceland in last Sunday's opener by largely dominating play in front of a small but enthusiastic crowd of 9,274. On the same days the senior team plays Guatemala, the youngsters face Colombia in a two-leg playoff for the final spot in the Rio Olympics men's soccer tournament. With the European-based Americans and other MLS veterans allowed to stay home from a game not on a FIFA fixture date, several youngsters capitalized on the opportunities.
Washington Post Feb 5, 2016

D.C. United close to acquiring Boca Juniors midfielder Luciano Acosta

D.C. United is close to acquiring Argentine playmaker Luciano Acosta on loan from Boca Juniors, sources familiar with the negotiations said Friday night. Acosta, 21, was scheduled to join Brazilian club Coritiba, but Globo Esporte reported Friday that the plan was scuttled because Boca was planning to send him to an MLS club instead. The […]
Seattle Times Feb 5, 2016
Sounders notes: Tucson becoming an annual MLS destination

Sounders notes: Tucson becoming an annual MLS destination

The Sounders are spending part of their preseason in Tucson for the fourth consecutive preseason. And though coach Sigi Schmid said Seattle owes Charleston, S.C., another winter trip at some point, this is becoming an annual standby.

Weekend Watch: Must-see matches from around the world

Plenty of intrigue on tap in this weekend's Watch, starting with Friday night's United States-Canada friendly.
San Jose Mercury News Feb 5, 2016

Landon Donovan: Earthquakes are doing it right

In retirement, former L.A. Galaxy star Landon Donovan still loves playing, leading to charity game Feb. 20 in Las Vegas with some of the soccer's biggest names.
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016

Portland Timbers look to continue to build fitness against Seattle Sounders

The Portland Timbers are focused on continuing to build their fitness in Saturday's preseason game against the Seattle Sounders.
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016

Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter embraces psychology as key piece of winning formula

Along with managing the technical and tactical aspects of the game, Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter believes that it is essential for a good coach to understand the psychology of his players if he hopes to bring out the best in his team.
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016

US Men's National Team vs. Canada: What TV channel, what time

The U.S. National Team will take on Canada in its second friendly of 2016 on Friday, Feb. at 7:15 p.m. at StubHub Center in Carson, California.
Seattle Times Feb 5, 2016
Format revealed for 2016 U.S. Open Cup; Sounders U-23s among 92-team field

Format revealed for 2016 U.S. Open Cup; Sounders U-23s among 92-team field

The first round of the 103rd edition of the U.S. Open Cup will kick off May 11, the federation announced Friday in a release, with Major League Soccer clubs again waiting until the fourth round to enter the fray.
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016
Portland Timbers and the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: What you need to know

Portland Timbers and the 2016 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup: What you need to know

The Timbers enter the tournament in the fourth round. Those games are scheduled for June 16.
Washington Post Feb 5, 2016

D.C. United trims preseason roster after first stage of training camp

With the first stage of training camp complete, D.C. United cut six trialists from the preseason roster: goalkeeper Paolo Tornaghi, defenders Liam Doyle and Brayan Garcia, and midfielders Ariel Rodriguez, Kevan George and Santiago Dittborn. There were no huge surprises, though Rodriguez arrived with Costa Rican national team experience and Garcia is a young Honduran […]
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016
Major League Soccer is changing style for championship stars on jerseys

Major League Soccer is changing style for championship stars on jerseys

Major League Soccer is changing its style for how championship stars are displayed on its clubs' jerseys.
Columbus Dispatch Feb 5, 2016

Soccer | Crew announces that Saravia will join Guatemalan national team

adcelannotate = {"mobilepaywallcategory" : "MOBILE_PREM-SPORTS","nativepaywallcategory" : "NATIVE_PREM-SPORTS"};Crew SC announced that rookie Rodrigo Saravia will join the Guatemalan national team in advance of a friendly against Honduras on Wednesday. The call-up to his national team, the second of Saravia’s career, capped a whirlwind two days for the 22-year-old midfielder.
Oregonian Feb 5, 2016

Portland Timbers will have more flexibility in signing a winger following Fochive transfer

The Portland Timbers could use use the allocation money from the transfer of George Fochive to help the club in signing a new player to replace outgoing winger Rodney Wallace.

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