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Liverpool win Champions League, Washington Spirit top the NWSL table, and more: Freedom Kicks for June 3, 2019

And another D.C. United draw

Tottenham Hotspur v Liverpool - UEFA Champions League Final Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

Happy Monday everyone. Normally, Ryan is here giving you the weekend news recaps, but he and I are switching this week due to life schedules. So, let’s catch you up on some of the things that happened over the weekend.

Liverpool beat Spurs to become champions of Europe for sixth time | BBC

Liverpool are the winners of the 2018-19 UEFA Champions League, winning the final 2-0 over Tottenham Hotspur. It’s their 6th European championship, which is 3rd-most all time behind Real Madrid’s 13 and AC Milan’s 7.

Washington Spirit stand alone atop NWSL table after 2-0 win over Utah Royals FC | Black & Red United

The Washington Spirit are on fire right now. Their win over the Utah Royals was their 4th straight, and they’re now in sole possession of 1st place in the league standings.

Tale of two halves sees D.C. United, San Jose Earthquakes battle to 1-1 draw | Black & Red United

Another draw for D.C. United, this time a 1-1 deadlock against the San Jose Earthquakes. Chris Wondolowski scored for San Jose, and a 67th minute equalizer by Luciano Acosta earned the point.

USMNT roster for Jamaica friendly announced | Stars & Stripes FC

The United States are coming to town Wednesday, facing Jamaica in a friendly at Audi Field. Coach Gregg Berhalter announced the roster for that friendly, with the full 23-man Gold Cup roster coming on Thursday.

Neymar accused of rape, calls incident a ‘setup’ | ESPNFC

Neymar has been accused of rape by a Brazilian woman. He claims it was a blackmail attempt, but we’ll see what facts come out as the investigation continues. Brazil host Copa America this month.

Jose Antonio Reyes: Former Arsenal winger dies aged 35 | BBC

Finally, sad news out of Spain as José Antonio Reyes, who played for Arsenal, Real Madrid, Atlético Madrid, Benfica, and Espanyol, died in a car crash over the weekend at just 35 years of age. A terrible loss for world soccer.

That’s it for today. Let us know what news hit for you this weekend.