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BENCHED: COVID-19 sidelines 7 Crew SC players for playoff match

BENCHED: COVID-19 sidelines 7 Crew SC players for playoff match

Seven Columbus Crew SC players have tested positive for COVID-19 and won't play against Nashville SC in its MLS Cup Playoff game Sunday night.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post BENCHED: COVID-19 sidelines 7 Crew SC players for playoff match appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 25, 2020
COVID-19 UDPATE: 4 Crew SC players test positive

COVID-19 UDPATE: 4 Crew SC players test positive

Columbus Crew SC Wednesday announced it had four positive COVID-19 cases involving players following testing this week.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post COVID-19 UDPATE: 4 Crew SC players test positive appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 25, 2020
MLS CUP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Conference semifinals start Sunday

MLS CUP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Conference semifinals start Sunday

Round One of the MLS Cup Playoffs came to a close on Tuesday night, as the rising intensity of the single-elimination postseason has already produced a record-tying four games decided in extra time and three matches decided by penalty kicks. The stage is set for the conference semifinals on Sunday, Nov. 29, Tuesday, Dec. 1, […]   Source: Front Row Soccer The post MLS CUP PLAYOFF SCHEDULE: Conference semifinals start Sunday appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 23, 2020
POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST: Sounders FC player placed in self-isolation

POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST: Sounders FC player placed in self-isolation

On the eve of its MLS Cup Playoff game against against Los Angeles FC Tuesday, a Seattle Sounders FC player has tested positive for COVID-19.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post POSITIVE COVID-19 TEST: Sounders FC player placed in self-isolation appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 23, 2020
HE’S JIM DANDY: Ex-Cosmos GK makes vital save, lifts FC Dallas to playoff win

HE’S JIM DANDY: Ex-Cosmos GK makes vital save, lifts FC Dallas to playoff win

As the shootout wore on against the Portland Timbers Sunday night, FC Dallas goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer was getting more and more frustrated that he was unable to save a penalty kick.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post HE’S JIM DANDY: Ex-Cosmos GK makes vital save, lifts FC Dallas to playoff win appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 22, 2020
THE BIG 3-0: Melia saves three consecutive shootout attempts to boost Sporting KC into conference semifinals

THE BIG 3-0: Melia saves three consecutive shootout attempts to boost Sporting KC into conference semifinals

In his three decades-plus in professional soccer, Peter Vermes admits that he had never seen anything like it.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post THE BIG 3-0: Melia saves three consecutive shootout attempts to boost Sporting KC into conference semifinals appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 21, 2020
THE GOOD HANDS MAN: Reserve defender Schlegel is the unlikely hero of Orlando’s shootout win over NYCCFC

THE GOOD HANDS MAN: Reserve defender Schlegel is the unlikely hero of Orlando’s shootout win over NYCCFC

Major League Soccer gives out all sorts of awards, but none for the Most Unlikely Hero of a Playoff Match.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post THE GOOD HANDS MAN: Reserve defender Schlegel is the unlikely hero of Orlando’s shootout win over NYCCFC appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 21, 2020
WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE: MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE: MLS Cup Playoffs schedule

MLS Cup Playoffs Schedule  *Subject to change.   Eastern Conference Play–In Round (2 games)  (The lower-seeded advancing team will face the Eastern Conference No. 1 seed in Round 1, while the higher-seeded advancing team will face the Eastern Conference No. 2 seed.) Friday, Nov. 20 (two games) 6:30 p.m.         New England Revolution 2-1 Montreal Impact 9 p.m.              Nashville SC 3-0 Inter Miami CF Eastern and […]   Source: Front Row Soccer The post WHO, WHAT, WHEN, WHERE: MLS Cup Playoffs schedule appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 21, 2020
NO DOUBT: Nashville SC routs Inter Miami CF in playoff opener

NO DOUBT: Nashville SC routs Inter Miami CF in playoff opener

In  a battle of expansion teams, seventh-seeded Nashville SC rolled over 10th-seeded Inter Miami CF, 3-0, at Nissan Stadium in the play-in round of the MLS Cup Playoffs Friday night.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post NO DOUBT: Nashville SC routs Inter Miami CF in playoff opener appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 20, 2020
NO STOPPING HIM IN STOPPAGE TIME: Bou’s dramatic winner boosts Revs over Impact

NO STOPPING HIM IN STOPPAGE TIME: Bou’s dramatic winner boosts Revs over Impact

Gustavo Bou scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to lift the New England Revolution to a 2-1 win over the Montreal Impact in the Play-In Round of the MLS Cup Playoffs at Foxborough Stadium Friday night.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post NO STOPPING HIM IN STOPPAGE TIME: Bou’s dramatic winner boosts Revs over Impact appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 20, 2020
TWO FOR THE CREW: Nagbe scores MLS goal of the year, Room makes league’s top save

TWO FOR THE CREW: Nagbe scores MLS goal of the year, Room makes league’s top save

On the eve of its MLS Cup Playoff game against the Red Bulls, Columbus Crew SC registered a pair of wins Friday.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post TWO FOR THE CREW: Nagbe scores MLS goal of the year, Room makes league’s top save appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 20, 2020
BEST OF THE BEST: 3 Homegrown Players named to MLS Best XI; Red Bulls, NYCFC shut out

BEST OF THE BEST: 3 Homegrown Players named to MLS Best XI; Red Bulls, NYCFC shut out

Major League Soccer Friday revealed the 2020 MLS Best XI, recognizing the league’s top players at each position as determined by media, MLS players and MLS club technical staff.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post BEST OF THE BEST: 3 Homegrown Players named to MLS Best XI; Red Bulls, NYCFC shut out appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 19, 2020
MAKING HISTORY: As MLS assistant referee of year, Nesbitt 1st woman game official to earn honors in 5 pro leagues

MAKING HISTORY: As MLS assistant referee of year, Nesbitt 1st woman game official to earn honors in 5 pro leagues

Major League Soccer and the Professional Referee Organization Thursday announced Ismail Elfath as their referee of the year and named Kathryn Nesbitt the assistant referee of the year.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post MAKING HISTORY: As MLS assistant referee of year, Nesbitt 1st woman game official to earn honors in 5 pro leagues appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 18, 2020
DEVASTATING LOSS: MLS Golden Boot winner tests positive for COVID-19, will miss LAFC playoff opener

DEVASTATING LOSS: MLS Golden Boot winner tests positive for COVID-19, will miss LAFC playoff opener

Los Angeles Football Club already has one leg tied behind its back before its Nov. 24 playoff opener against Seattle Sounders FC.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post DEVASTATING LOSS: MLS Golden Boot winner tests positive for COVID-19, will miss LAFC playoff opener appeared first on Front Row Soccer.
Nov 18, 2020
DEFENDER OF THE YEAR: MLS honors Nashville’s Zimmerman; NYCFC’s Tinnerholm 4th

DEFENDER OF THE YEAR: MLS honors Nashville’s Zimmerman; NYCFC’s Tinnerholm 4th

Major League Soccer announced Wednesday that Nashville SC center back Walker Zimmerman has been named the MLS defender of the year.   Source: Front Row Soccer The post DEFENDER OF THE YEAR: MLS honors Nashville’s Zimmerman; NYCFC’s Tinnerholm 4th appeared first on Front Row Soccer.