Hello all! I’m subbing for Donald today who is in Australia. He’s in Australia but now you get two days of free kicks from me. Pretty even trade.
Thanks to a Ronaldo hat trick, an own goal, and some referee drama, Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich.
Birnbaum is out for Saturday’s game due to a concussion and Nyarko and DeLeon are doubtful.
In women’s soccer news, young phenom Mal Pugh is leaving UCLA to turn pro. The 18-year-old wants Portland or Europe but the Washington Spirit hold the top spot to claim her rights.
In soccer sucks news, Amy Rodriguez tore her ACL in her first game back after giving birth to her second kid. Oof.
That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re reading!