November 20, 2014 MLS INFORMER
News and notes from around the league
With Jurgen Klinsmann's charges dropping their last two games of the year – and with only one win in their last seven, U.S. Soccer fans can look at least to the U-20s for solace. The U.S. youngsters, who counted seven MLS-contracted players among them, won two of three against European (and Canadian) counterparts in the past week on a trip to Marbella, Spain.
November 20, 2014 BATTLE OF OHIO
OSU advances, will face Notre Dame Sunday at 6:00 p.m. CT
Ohio State and Akron played to a 1-1 draw Thursday. But the Buckeyes advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament after a 15-round penalty kick decision. OSU edged Akron 13-12 on PKs to advance. Ohio State (9-7-5) will travel to Notre Dame (11-4-4) to face the No. 1 seed Fighting Irish Sunday at 6:00 p.m. CT.
November 20, 2014 ONE GOAL SHORT
Northwestern drops 1-0 decision to SIUE
EVANSTON, Ill. – The Northwestern men’s soccer team dominated SIU-Edwardsville Thursday evening, but it wasn’t enough. SIUE found the net in the 81st minute, earning the 1-0 win over the Wildcats in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. SIUE (8-8-4) advances to face California November 23rd at 3:00 p.m. CT.
November 19, 2014 IT WAS 25 YEARS AGO TODAY ...
... that the USA qualified for its 1st World Cup in 40 years
It was 25 years ago today that Paul Calgiuri scored the goal that lifted the U.S. to its first World Cup in 40 years in a 1-0 win over Trinidad & Tobago on Nov. 19, 1989. We present editor Michael Lewis's account of the U.S. qualifying for the World Cup in 1989. This story first appeared in the Nov. 23, 1989 edition of Soccer Week and is used with permission.