Happy Wednesday, fellow kids. Last night had another major Cupset in the U.S. Open Cup. Florida Soccer Soldiers won on penalties over the Charlotte Independence, while Hartford Athletic won its first-ever match by beating the New York Cosmos. There are more Open Cup matches on tonight, and it’s also a D.C. United Day! The Black-and-Red take on Toronto FC tonight (8:00pm, FloSports), so before we get to that, here’s some other news to carry you through.
Bruce Arena is back in MLS, taking over as the head coach and sporting director of the New England Revolution. Will he provide the jolt in the arm that franchise needs?
Mexico’s Gold Cup roster will not have Carlos Vela or Chicharito on it. Both players asked to be left off Tata Martino’s squad, with Vela preferring to remain with Los Angeles Football Club and Chicharito awaiting the birth of his child.
Serie A shows no spine in failing to punish Cagliari for the racist abuse shown Juventus player Moise Kean.
The USMNT U-17s smoke Canada and are in the Concacaf Championship final, where they will take on Mexico or Haiti. D.C. United academy player Bryang Kayo scored the first goal of the match for the Americans.
Aston Villa is in the EFL Championship playoff final after beating West Bromwich Albion on penalties after a 2-2 aggregate draw carried through extra time. They head to Wembley next weekend to face either Leeds United or Derby County.
Vamos United! Hit the comments to discuss everything.