Jordan Gafa (14) of North Carolina celebrates with teammates Alex Walters (34), Scott Goodwin (1), Danny Garcia (17) and Verneri Valimaa (18) after the game at the Maryland SoccerPlex in Germantown, MD. North Carolina defeated Virginia on penalty kicks after playing to a 0-0 tie in regulation time. With the win the Tarheels advanced to the finals of the ACC men’s soccer tournament.
Argentine star Lionel Messi brilliantly performed a penalty-kick pass into the path of Barcelona teammate Luis Suarez, who hammered home the chance.
Fabian Johnson and Bobby Wood found the back of the net, Alejandro Bedoya assisted on a goal, and more in this past weekend’s Americans Abroad action.
The Colorado Rapids acquired 23-year-old right back Eric Miller from the Montreal Impact, a day after beating Sacramento Republic in preseason action.
British outlet BBC Sport is reporting that the Seattle Sounders have sold Obafemi Martins to Chinese Super League club Shanghai Shenhua.
Arsenal hosts English Premier League leader Leicester City at Emirates Stadium, while second place Tottenham travels to City of Manchester Stadium to meet Manchester City.
The U.S. Women’s National Team defeated Mexico, 1-0, after Carli Lloyd netted the game’s decisive goal following El Tri goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago’s penalty kick save.
From Colombian international James Rodriguez to Slovakian forward Erik Jendrišek, many players scored impressive strikes this Saturday.