Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating
CONCACAF

Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating

Tucked away in the last paragraph of the press release about Copa America returning to the United States was arguably the biggest news of the day. Conmebol and Concacaf have decided to create a brand-new final four tournament between the best teams from Copa Libertadores versus Concacaf Champions League. The club angle of the Conmebol-Concacaf […]

CONCACAF

/ 9 days ago

Conmebol and Concacaf's new club competition is fascinating

Tucked away in the last paragraph of the press release about Copa America returning to the United States was arguably the biggest news of the day. Conmebol and Concacaf have decided to create a brand-new final four tournament between the best teams from Copa Libertadores versus Concacaf Champions League. The club angle of the Conmebol-Concacaf […]

Leagues: Liga MX

/ 74 days ago

Liga MX launches facial verification technology at stadiums

Liga MX has agreed to a new partnership with Incode Technologies that uses facial technology. The deal brings new ways to verify each and every fan inside stadiums around the country. Incode is a technology company that helps banks, healthcare systems, retailers, and now stadiums, perform secure transactions. Liga MX utilizes the company's 'Fan ID' […]

Leagues Cup

/ 122 days ago

MLS, Liga MX reveal new Leagues Cup tournament details

Major League Soccer and Liga MX announced details for the Leagues Cup. The interleague tournament debuts next summer involving all 47 teams from the two competitions. Therefore, fans in Mexico and the United States find out the top team between the two. Much like the World Cup, the Leagues Cup features a group stage. Then, […]

Leagues: Liga MX

/ 178 days ago

Vela, Ruidiaz lift MLS All-Stars to 2-1 win over Liga MX

Washington (AFP) – Goals from Los Angeles FC star Carlos Vela and Seattle's Raul Ruidiaz lifted the Major League Soccer All-Stars to a 2-1 victory over their Liga MX foes for the second straight year in the MLS All-Star Game on Wednesday. The MLS All-Stars got things going early at Allianz Field in St. Paul, […]
ByAFP

Leagues Cup

/ 185 days ago

Galaxy, America triumph in double-header at glitzy new stadium

Los Angeles (AFP) – Honors were even between the United States and Mexico on Wednesday with Los Angeles Galaxy and Club America coming away with victories in the Leagues Cup Showcase friendly double-header at SoFi Stadium. The glitzy $5 billion home of the NFL's Los Angeles Rams, named in June as one of the venues […]
ByAFP

Dani Alves

/ 197 days ago

Mexico's Pumas sign Brazil's Dani Alves

Mexico City (AFP) – Mexico's Pumas on Saturday signed Dani Alves after the veteran Brazilian defender left Barcelona for a second time. Alves, regarded by many as the most successful player in history, had rejoined Barca in November but confirmed last month that he would not be extending his contract. "I'm like an excited 15-year-old […]
ByAFP

Juventus open US tour with 2-0 friendly win over Chivas

Las Vegas (AFP) – Italian Serie A giants Juventus welcomed Paul Pogba back to the fold on Friday with a 2-0 friendly victory over Mexico's Chivas Guadalajara in Las Vegas to launch their US tour. French World Cup winning midfielder Pogba joined Juventus this month on a free transfer after winding down his contract with […]
ByAFP

Chelsea

/ 204 days ago

Mount lifts Chelsea to 2-1 win over Club America in Vegas friendly

Los Angeles (AFP) – Chelsea, prepping for their first Premier League season since Todd Boehly's consortium bought the club, beat Mexico's Club America 2-1 in an international club friendly in Las Vegas. Mason Mount sealed the victory in the 83rd minute with a sensational right-footed shot from outside the box. Timo Werner had given Chelsea […]
ByAFP

Club America

/ 271 days ago

Man City-Club América tickets are red hot after Haaland signing

After a two-year hiatus on summer friendlies in the United States, Manchester City and Club América scheduled a friendly in Houston. As a result of Erling Haaland moving in a major deal to City, the Man City-Club América tickets are now a hot item. Haaland will join Manchester City on July 1 — almost three weeks […]

VAR to rescue as Seattle stun Pumas in CONCACAF Champions League final

Mexico City (AFP) – Nicolas Lodeiro scored two second-half penalties as the Seattle Sounders stunned Mexican side Pumas UNAM to snatch a 2-2 draw in the first leg of the CONCACAF Champions League final on Wednesday. Seattle skipper Lodeiro completed a remarkable fightback in the ninth minute of stoppage time, burying his second spotkick of […]
ByAFP

Leagues: Liga MX

/ 328 days ago

Mass brawls, attacks as football violence spreads in Latin America

Sao Paulo (AFP) – A string of outbreaks of violence, several deadly, suggest that fan unrest in Latin American football is spiralling out of control. Images of a mass brawl at a game in Mexico on March 5 that left 26 seriously injured and led to 14 arrests went viral and attracted added attention because […]
ByAFP