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Cristian Penilla has been a bright spot for the New England Revolution so far this season. On loan from Pachuca, with an option to buy, Penilla has one goal and three assists in four matches played. That’s quite the showing early in his MLS career. Read about him in a fun interview with mlssoccer.com.
PlayStation was announced as the official partner of the eMLS Cup.
Watch Gianluca Busio score his first ever USL goal. He is barely 15 years old. Let that sink in.
Liverpool put on quite the show at Anfield in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday against fellow Premier League side Manchester City. They beat the probable EPL champions by a whopping score of 3-0. You can watch the highlights here, which includes another Mohamed Salah goal and assist.
However, not all things were rosy in Merseyside on Wednesday. Liverpool fans attacked the Manchester City bus, and even damaged it. Read LFC’s apology.
In the other quarterfinal yesterday, Barcelona was Barcelona again. They crushed AS Roma 4-1, with scoring four straight after trailing 1-0 early.
It is looking like Antonio Conte’s reign is coming to an end at the Stamford Bridge. Reports out of Europe say that AS Monaco’s Leonardo Jardim is one of the favorites to take over.