ATLUTD 2 tonight, Lionesses win again: The Rundown, July 28
Atlanta United 2 is back in action tonight as they host Columbus in MLS Next Pro match 20 at the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Training Ground behind closed doors. We will have the radio coverage of the match starting at 6:45 right here at soccerdownhere.net and on the SDH app.
Last time these teams met, it was a wild 2-2 draw with the Crew equalizing very late in stoppage time after Nick Firmino and Jackson Conway gave Atlanta a 2-1 lead on the road. Columbus won the ensuing shootout for the bonus point in the standings.
England won 1-0 for the second straight match at the Women's World Cup, Lauren James scored an early golazo to give the Lionesses the lead. However, Keira Walsh left the match on a stretcher after an apparent knee injury. England fans will have to hope the injury is not serious, as Walsh is critical to the England midfield.
Argentina came from two goals down to earn a draw against South Africa to keep their World Cup hopes alive. Sophia Braun's long range bomb started the comeback. In 2019, Argentina came back from three goals down against Scotland. Sweden and Italy play in their second match in the group at 3:30am Atlanta time on Saturday morning.
Goals were flying in all around the Leagues Cup last night as Chicago won 3-2 in Minnesota, Toluca defeated Nashville 4-3 at GEODIS Park, and Club America throttled St. Louis CITY 4-0 in a rout. Chivas were trailing 2-0 to Cincinnati, both goals from Brandon Vazquez who was not even scheduled to start, but the game was stopped due to storms in the area. It will be completed starting at 2pm this afternoon at TQL Stadium.
Per Fabrizio Romano, a meeting between Bayern and Tottenham regarding a potential transfer of Harry Kane has been postponed from today to early next week.
Chelsea's pursuit of Ecuador international Moises Caicedo is yet to bear fruit as their most recent transfer offer of over $90M was turned down by Brighton via email. (ESPN)