Tuesday Kickoff: 2022 World Cup, De Bruyne, Cuadrado and more

Tuesday Kickoff: 2022 World Cup, De Bruyne, Cuadrado and more

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Tuesday Kickoff: 2022 World Cup, De Bruyne, Cuadrado and more

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March’s international break will soon take over the spotlight, but ahead of the games, news of accommodations for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar have had many people talking.

A Qatar World Cup Supreme Committee is considering housing visiting fans for the 2022 World Cup in tents next to the stadiums, saying: “(We) are actively researching the concept of supporters sleeping under the stars to ensure a truly unique World Cup experience in 2022.” (REPORT)

Kevin De Bruyne, who suffered a knee injury in January, said his recovery is ahead of schedule, and he expects to return to the English Premier League following the March international break. (REPORT)

Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta said he wants to keep Cuadrado, who is currently on loan from Chelsea, with the Serie A side. (REPORT)

Belgium canceled its training session on Tuesday after explosions reportedly caused multiple deaths at Brussels Airport. (REPORT)

Former Chelsea and current New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard thinks Jose Mourinho can succeed as the head coach of Manchester United. (REPORT)

While Manchester City defended their ticket prices for the club’s second leg against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals, a group of Citizen supporters are considering a mass walkout during the game in order to protest. (REPORT)

MONDAY REWIND

U.S. Under-23 Men’s National Team players, including midfielder Wil Trapp, know the pressure is on ahead of the team’s Olympic qualifying series vs. Colombia, but they are eager to start. (REPORT)

After scoring the game-tying and game-winning goal for the New York Red Bulls vs. the Houston Dynamo on Saturday, midfielder Felipe was named SBI MLS Player of the Week. (REPORT)

Brad Davis scored his first goal for Sporting Kansas City after making the move from the Dynamo in the offseason, but some people, including Toronto FC defender Justin Morrow, thought a foul should have been called in the buildup to the goal. (REPORT)

Gyasi Zardes, Mauro Diaz, Maxi Urruti and C.J. Sapong headline Week 3’s SBI MLS Best XI. (REPORT)

Chicago Fire centerback Jonathan Campbell earned SBI MLS Rookie of the Week honors after helping his club earn their first shutout of the season vs. the Columbus Crew. (REPORT)

What do you think of the Qatar World Cup Supreme Committee’s idea for accommodation? Think De Bruyne will help Man City stay in a UEFA Champions League qualification spot in the EPL?

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