Hey there, lots of different and intriguing things occurred over the weekend, so let’s take a look at them:
Recaps of D.C. United’s 2-1 loss to the Philadelphia Union by us, WaPo, and MLS. Brotherly Game with more. Like a gamer? Drop it in the comments!
Recaps of the Washington Spirit’s 3-2 loss to NJ/NY Gotham FC by us.
Gabriel Heinze out as Atlanta United Head Coach (DSS): Heinze will presumably get paid for the next 18 months just as Frank De Boer is.
2021 Gold Cup Recap: USA 1-0 Canada - The Americans score early and come away with a lucky win (SSFC): OK I guess.
D.C. United’s Brendan Hines-Ike goes on injured list, will miss at least six MLS matches (WaPo): Well that’s not good, at least Steven Birnbaum is back!
Loudoun let early goal stand in 1-0 loss (us): Loudoun’s played a bunch of minutes in the last two weeks, keeping the Hounds hanging on is a good thing. Pittsburgh Soccer Now with more.
Williamson is USMNT’s late bloomer, the former teenage prodigy making up for lost time (ESPN): Hey good for him!
Speaking of D.C. Academy players, this is...something:
14-year-old Matai Akinmboni, currently with D.C. United's U15's, has been invited to trial with Bayern Munich for two weeks, I'm told.— USMNT Only (@usmntonly) July 17, 2021
He is the nephew of ex-Bayern defender Sammy Kuffour pic.twitter.com/fSPWARXAk3
Meanwhile, Liga MX’s players for the All-Star Game is impressive:
| OFICIAL.— PressPort (@PressPortmx) July 18, 2021
Esta es la lista de los jugadores seleccionados de la @LigaBBVAMX para el juego de las estrellas ante la @MLS.
Serán dirigidos por Juan Reynoso. pic.twitter.com/HPIOJavoqS
Anyway I feel like that’s a bit, so go do the Monday.