The news American soccer fans have spent months waiting for finally came on Tuesday: Gio Reyna is back.
The U.S. men’s national team star returned to training with Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday, his first action in almost three months after suffering a hamstring injury while on USMNT duty in September for World Cup qualifying. Reyna struggled to recover from the injury, missing seven straight USMNT World Cup qualifiers along with a chunk of time with Dortmund.
It was a busy Tuesday morning in the American soccer world, with the U.S. women’s national team playing its final match of the year, finishing a draw with Australia.
The final spot in the MLS conference finals will be decided tonight at Gillette Stadium, when the New England Revolution host New York City FC.
Here is a rundown of Monday’s stories, and Tuesday morning’s top items to help get your day going:
Americans Abroad: Midweek Preview (LINK)
Gio Reyna returns to training with Borussia Dortmund (LINK)
MLS Playoff Preview: Revolution vs. NYCFC (LINK)
MLS Ticker: Galaxy part ways with Dos Santos, Arena named Coach of the Year, and more (LINK)
Report: Mexico considering call-ups for MLS-based Mexican-Americans (LINK)
USWNT concedes late equalizer in draw with Australia (LINK)
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Bobby Wood flashes his old goal-scoring touch to keep RSL’s run going (LINK)
Emily Fox impresses in final USWNT performance of 2021 (LINK)
Messi wins Ballon d’Or, setting off wave of criticism in support of Lewandowski (LINK)