Photo: Paul Rudderow
Mark Geiger is set to ref this weekend’s game. But I’m sure the game will be handled with no controversy whatsoever.
Get to know Toronto FC.
MLS released full rosters, complete with roster status and player category (international, DP, etc.).
The MLS anonymous player survey was released.
The Union fell 4 spots to 16th in MLSSoccer’s Power Rankings: “The Union didn’t generate much of anything at all going forward, but they’ll take a point on the road every single time. Youngster Derrick Jones was solid, and veteran Oguchi Onyewu showed off that old man strength a couple of times as well.”
Derrick Jones was also among 5 young players recognized for their play the first weekend at SBI.
Will Parchman analyzes what Orlando City will do without Kaka.
Atlanta United’s fan chants have been coming under scrutiny. This weekend featured them chanting some…inappropriate Spanish.
Around the globe
The Gold Cup groups have been drawn. Lincoln Financial Field will host two Quarterfinal matchups on July 19th.
DeAndre Yedlin has picked up a minor knock, putting in doubt his status for the upcoming World Cup Qualifier this month against Honduras.
Arsenal lost 5-1 to Bayern Munich in the Champions League. Again. 10-2 over two legs. Ugly. Real Madrid also finished off Napoli.
Highlight of the day
As a goalie, this save from non-league English play just blows my mind.