It was Bob Bradley’s last game as manager with Stabæk, but Zarek Valentin, Danny Cruz and Bodø / Glimt played spoilers in a 6-1 win with Cruz assisting on Bodø / Glimt’s fifth goal. Here are some highlights with Cruz’s assist coming at the 4:25 mark.
Cole Grossman got the start and assisted on the first goal of the game off a corner kick as Stabæk defeated Start 3-2 and clinched a spot in next year’s Europa League. Here are some highlights with Grossman’s assist coming at the 1:57 mark.
Cole Grossman (got the start and went the full 90) and the Fighting Bob Bradleys got the 4-1 win yesterday, but Erik Hurtado scored Mjøndalen’s lone goal in the loss to Stabæk. Here are some highlights with Hurtado’s goal coming at the 1:00 mark.
A day after a report came out that US Soccer was going to skip the CONCACAF/CONMEBOL meeting regarding Copa America Centenario, it looks like they still want to hold the tournament in the US. So who knows what is going on.
The CONCACAF Cup will be on Fox Sports 1 on October 10 at 9:30 PM Eastern and it looks like they are doing an hour and a half pre-game show.
Ethan Horvath made six saves in Molde FK’s 3-1 win over Fenerbahçe in their Europa League group stage opener on Thursday. If Cody Cropper is going to miss the Olympic qualifying due to his injury, the U-23 team might be in good hands with Horvath (or Zack Steffen).
Greg Garza hasn’t been playing for Atlas recently and now we know why. He needs hip surgery and will be out 3-5 months.
Cole Grossman scored his third goal of the season today in Stabæk’s 1-1 draw to Aalesund. Now through 13 games, the Fighting Bob Bradleys sit in second place with 27 points, five points behind Rosenborg and three points ahead of Vålerenga. Here are some highlights with Grossman’s goal coming at the 1:20 mark.
Cole Grossman went the full 90 minutes and scored his second goal of the season in Stabæk’s 2-0 win over Tromsø. The Fighting Bob Bradleys have now won three straight league games and sit in fifth place (tied with second place on points) five games into the season. Here are the highlights (can’t embed them) and below is Grossman’s goal in GIF form.
As for the mid week so far, Gedion Zelalem help setup a goal for Arsenal’s U-21 team. Michael Orozco had an assist as Puebla won the Copa MX final over Chivas (Herculez Gomez watched from the bench). And Andrija Novakovich scored a goal for Reading’s U-21 team.
The US U-20 team is in Austria this week and here is their roster. They had a 2-2 draw against Qatar yesterday with the US goals coming from Amando Moreno and Conor Donovan.
The US U-23 team will take on Mexico later tonight at the StubHub Center. Here is their roster. Apparently manager Andi Herzog asked Hamburg permission for Julian Green to stay after last week’s friendly against Mexico for this game but they didn’t respond yes to him until Green was already on a plane back to Germany. Herzog also wants to create a pipeline to the USMNT with the U-23 team. And Liviu Bird’s random observation from training earlier this week, Jordan Morris has Type 1 diabetes and tests his blood sugar during training.
For those of you that miss watching grainy Youtube videos of Josh Gatt flying down the wings, we have some good news. He has been cleared to play again after a couple knee surgeries.
Hannover 96 did some shuffling around of their coaching staff and Steve Cherundolo has been promoted to an assistant.
Cole Grossman went the full 90 minutes, picked up a yellow card and scored a nice game-winning goal as the Fighting Bob Bradleys take down Viking 1-0 on Sunday. The video is not working right, but here is his goal in GIF form.