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.
The LA Galaxy are facing a new era following the departure of Bruce Arena, Robbie Keane and several other familiar faces but, under Curt Onalfo, the club looks to begin another with the same success.
John Brooks and Timmy Chandler go head-to-head while Danny Willians faces a vital match in Championship play to headline this weekend’s Americans Abroad.
In this weekend’s Soccer on TV, Manchester United and Southampton battle at Wembley for the EFL Cup, while Atlético Madrid hosts Barcelona in La Liga action.
Manchester United faces FC Rostov while Schalke and Borussia Monchengladbach collide in the next stage of the Europa League.
Kellyn Acosta and Cristian Colman starred as FC Dallas cruised past Arabe Unido.
Leicester City fired Claudio Ranieri while England could institute a retroactive ban on diving.
The UEFA Europa League Round of 32 concluded on Thursday, as Borussia Monchengladbach and Roma advanced, while Tottenham were upset for a second leg in-a-row.