Five Major League Soccer games called off as players call for racial justice in aftermath of Jacob Blake shooting
Players from games between Atlanta United and Inter Miami, FC Dallas and Colorado, Portland and San Jose, Real Salt Lake and LAFC, and the LA Galaxy and Seattle all decided not to play in solidarity.
It was another short managerial stint for Frank de Boer, who previously was let go by Inter Milan in 2016 and Crystal Palace in 2017
Coronavirus Outbreak: Atlanta United players Anton Walkes, Fernando Meza open to resuming MLS in Florida
Details of the plan are still under consideration, but the 26 teams that make up Major League Soccer and limited staff would likely be sheltered in a resort with games played without fans at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney World
MLS: Wayne Rooney's American sojourn ends as DC United lose to Toronto FC; Atlanta United advance to semis of Playoffs
Former England and Manchester United star Wayne Rooney was routed in his Major League Soccer farewell match on Saturday as Toronto FC ripped DC United 5-1 in the first round of the playoffs.
De Boer, a Netherlands native who speaks several languages and sometimes struggles to come up with the right word in English, said he realises that he made a poor choice.
Argentine midfielder Acosta gave DC United a 2-0 edge in the 58th minute right-footing a bouncing shot to the left of Atlanta goalkeeper Brad Guzan
Barcelona lead the way in January transfer window as Premier League clubs make no major signings on deadline day
While the window was relatively quiet in England, some of Europe's biggest names made moves, mostly well before deadline day, with Barcelona leading the way.
Tata Martino is coming off a storybook season in Major League Soccer where he led Atlanta United to the MLS Cup title and was named coach of the year.
One of his country's finest defenders, Frank de Boer featured in two World Cups and three European Championships for the Netherlands.
MLS: Atlanta United edge out Los Angeles Galaxy as most valuable club in league with record-setting spectator support
Atlanta United drew an MLS playoff record 70,526 fans for a home playoff contest and averaged more than 50,000 spectators a match to top the table thanks to ticket sales.
MLS: New York Red bulls beat Columbus Crew in Eastern Conference final, free up coach Gregg Berhalter to take over US team
Seeking their first MLS title after setting a regular-season league record with 71 points, New York play Atlanta United in a two-leg semifinal on 25 and 29 November.
Paraguay are aware that USA, despite a loss to Colombia that must have dampened their spirit after a great start, will pose their biggest threat so far in the tournament.