There’s one thing that I think is so important in this and it’s that I think these guys still enjoy the kind of football we try to play, so when they show up in training every day, training’s fun.”. The Times endorses one incumbent and three newcomers for the Los Angeles Community College District Board of Trustees. Stay tuned for future newsletters. That’s what it should be,” said U.S. captain Megan Rapinoe, whose two penalty kicks dispatched Spain in Monday’s Round-of-16 game in Reims. The iconic Paris-Roubaix one-day cycling race has been canceled as COVID-19 infections rise in northern France, Real Madrid target Camavinga already verging on undroppable for France boss Deschamps. And with a record like the U.S. team has, the hype is not without merit. (Watch Vela score against San Jose by clicking here.). But the hype may also speak to the growing fan base for women’s soccer. Minutes later, Weah was at it again. Column: Make way for Slayer Pete. Thailand gave up 102 shots and a Women’s World Cup-record 20 goals. The first forced U.S. goalkeeper Brady Scott into a low save, while the other was headed just over the bar. USA – Sebastian Soto (Richie Ledezma), 25th minute: The U.S. broke a spell of French possession and quickly countered with Ledezma carrying the ball through midfield before splitting France’s center backs with a perfectly weighted ball for Soto. Please read our Commenting Policy first. A double from Sebastian Soto, who is now tied for second in the Golden Boot race with four goals, and a late game-winner from Justin Rennicks made the USA the only nation to have qualified for the last three U-20 World Cup Quarterfinals. A highly-anticipated Women’s World Cup match is running the bill up for fans and leaving players waiting for their piece of the pie. The loose ball rolled to Dest, who also tried his luck from long range coming up the right wing. He’s tied for second in the tournament Golden Boot race. Mexico is on to the Gold Cup quarterfinals as well after thrashing a group that included Canada, Cuba and Martinique, outscoring them 13-3 combined. It’s his seventh U-20 goal. With a sight at goal, Weah tried a shot from 30 yards out that was blocked by a defender.

Where to vote. SHOW YOUR STRIPES. The U.S. opened in a 5-3-2 formation and started just one player with 10 previous international appearances and all were 25 or younger. None of that would have happened had not a number of front-line Mexican players – among them Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez, Carlos Vela and Hirving Lozano – declined invitations to play for new national team coach Tata Martino. ET (5:30 p.m. local time), Scoring Summary:      1          2          F, USA                                1           2         3, FRA                                 1          1          2, USA- Sebastian Soto (Richard Ledezma)        24th minute, FRA- Amine Gouiri (Moussa Diaby)                  40, FRA- Nabil Alioui                                                   54, USA- Sebastian Soto (Timothy Weah)            73, USA- Justin Rennicks                                         83, USA: 1-Brady Scott; 2-Sergiño Dest, 3-Chris Gloster, 5-Chris Richards, 9-Sebastian Soto, 10-Paxton Pomykal (capt. 90'+1' Match ends, USA 4, Portugal Women 0. It’s win or good home at this point. I’m Kevin Baxter, the Times’ soccer writer.