News in Brief: Goalkeepers, Gophers and More

by on 5 September 2017

Labor Day has passed, bidding farewell to summer, but news from around the world of soccer continues unabated.

This week, Minnesota United launched an official Spanish twitter account.

The University of Minnesota soccer team suffered its first loss of the season, falling to Santa Barbara 1-0 on a PK called after a handball in the box. The Gophers then rebounded on Sunday with a last-minute victory off the foot of Maddie Gaffney. Read Matt Privratsky’s rundown of both games.

The U.S. launched its first female development academy.

It was a tale of two goalkeepers in the NASL this week…

World Cupdates

The US lost 2-0 to Costa Rica.

Jamaica fell 2-0 to Canada. has all of the results.

MLS league roundup

LA Galaxy beat Colorado 3-0.

FC Dallas and New York Red Bulls drew 2-2.

Chicago snapped its losing streak with a 1-0 win over Montreal.

Dom Dwyer’s Orlando fell 4-0 to New England.

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