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England roar back to draw with Germany in final World Cup warmup

England rallied from two goals down to take the lead momentarily before drawing 3-3 with Germany in a thrilling UEFA Nations League group stage finale at Wembley Stadium on Monday night. Second-half goals from Ilkay Gundogan and Kai Havertz looked to have Germany on their way to victory, but Luke...
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USMNT vs. Saudi Arabia live stream: International friendly prediction, TV channel, how to watch online, odds

After losing 2-0 to Japan, the United States will have a chance to bounce back against Saudi Arabia on Tuesday in their last tune-up friendly before the World Cup. Christian Pulisic and Ricardo Pepi will start the match, and despite limited playing time for Pulisic at Chelsea, coach Gregg Berhalter wants, "Christian to be Christian" in a match that can give this team momentum. With how important he is to the national team, Pulisic can change the game by providing a dimension that was missing in the last match.
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Italy beat Hungary for spot in Nations League finals

Italy clinched a place in the Nations League final four with a 2-0 win away to Hungary thanks to goals by Giacomo Raspadori and Federico Dimarco in their last League A-Group 3 game on Monday. European champions Italy, who missed out on a place at the World Cup in Qatar,...
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England players held impromptu players-only meeting after Italy loss

Gareth Southgate revealed that England's players held an impromptu clear-the-air meeting without staff present to try and turn their form around after losing 1-0 to Italy on Friday. England, who were relegated to the Nations League second-tier after defeat in Milan, responded with an improved performance against Germany at Wembley...
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Orange County Soccer Club secures one more year at Irvine Great Park

Irvine unanimously approved the Orange County Soccer Club to play at the Irvine Great Park for the 2023 season after the club’s future was discussed and voted on at the Irvine City Council’s meeting Tuesday night, Sept. 13. OCSC fans flocked the Irvine City Hall to express their...
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TUKWILA — Signs the Sounders are feeling the pressure to make the playoffs were on display at training last week, as players were witnessed in a heated scrum. But midfielder Kelyn Rowe shared the positive of the conflict the next day. “There’s going to be those controversies, there’s going...
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US Soccer Federation hires ad tech company cofounder as CEO

CHICAGO (AP) — JT Batson has been hired as the CEO and secretary general of the U.S. Soccer Federation. The 40-year-old is the cofounder of the advertising technology company Hudson MX. He replaces Will Wilson. Wilson is leaving on Oct. 31 after just 2 1/2 years. Batson will run the federation under President Cindy Parlow Cone, a former national team player, and the USSF board of directors.
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Five things to know when Sounders host FC Cincinnati

There is precious little room for error as the Seattle Sounders head into their final three games of the 2022 regular season. It’s almost impossible to imagine a scenario where they qualify for the MLS postseason without getting a positive result on Tuesday against FC Cincinnati. While this may...
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Cristian Roldan will be ‘involved’ in virtual must-win game

TUKWILA — The closest thing to a literal must-win game the Seattle Sounders have ever played during the regular-season takes place on Tuesday. While a loss wouldn’t literally eliminate them, the scenarios that would still allow them to qualify for a 14th consecutive postseason would become almost laughably far-fetched.
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