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USMNT vs Trinidad and Tobago, USWNT vs Sweden, and more: Freedom Kicks Thursday June 8

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Two US games today

United States Training Session Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images

Good morning! Today is a pretty busy day for the national teams. The USWNT is in Sweden for a friendly (1:30pm) and the USMNT faces Trinidad and Tobago in a World Cup qualifier game at 8pm.

USA vs. Trinidad and Tobago: scouting report - Stars and Stripes FC

It’s time for Jill Ellis to prove she can learn - Stars and Stripes FC

Two previews of today’s games. Former FBI director James Comey is also testifying today in case you want to watch even more TV on a Thursday.

Traveling Dynamo fans sanctioned by FC Dallas stadium security - Houston Chronicle
FC Dallas is imposing restrictions on Houston Dynamo’s El Batallon supporter group after some members allegedly set off smoke bombs and flares.

Washington Spirit defender Caprice Dydasco cleared to play - Black And Red United
In Spirit news, Caprice Dydasco is cleared to play.

Route Two Soccer – Washington Keeps It Simple, Get Results – Backline Soccer
This is really good tactical analysis from Charles Olney about the Spirit's game against Houston last weekend.

In World Cup Qualifiers, U.S. Soccer Team Faces an Old Foe: Altitude - The New York Times
Ahead of today’s World Cup qualifier, here is some interesting information about altitude adjustment.

Kamara vows to continue with his career - BBC Sport
Richmond Kickers striker Aljahi Kamara has a serious heart condition but despite the death of his brother Bai Sama who collapsed during a game last month, Aljahi has promised to continue playing.

The Christian Pulisic Blueprint | Bleacher Report
To cap it all off, here’s a good profile of Christian Pulisic.

That’s all I’ve got. Let me know in the comments what you’re watching/reading/listening to.