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Youthful USA hold strong France to 1-1 draw in International Friendly

A 44th-minute goal from Julian Green boosted USA to a 1-1 draw against world No. 7 France on Saturday night in Lyon. The USA took the field with a starting lineup that averaged just 22 years old, but held strong in difficult conditions to earn a result against one of the world's top teams. The goal and the result mark firsts for the United States in its all-time series vs. France, which now stands at 0-3-1.

Heading into a summer break, the USA has compiled a 2-1-3 record since last October, including a 1-1 draw on the road against then third-ranked Portugal. Tonight's starting XI included seven players who have made their senior team debut in that span, while a total of 17 players earned their first caps in that time frame, making the result all the more impressive when considering that France's team had seven starters who had won a Champions League title, domestic league title, Cup title, or combination thereof this season in England, France, Spain or Italy.

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Sargent, Weah create history as US beat Bolivia 3-0

The U.S. Men's National Team opened its summer tour with an impressive 3-0 win against Bolivia on Monday night at Talen Energy Stadium in Chester, Pa.

Walker Zimmerman headed home his first international goal in the 37th minute before the 18-year-old duo of Josh Sargent and Tim Weah made some history.

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Sarachan Calls 25 Players to Europe for Friendlies Against Republic of Ireland and France

Following the U.S. Men's National Team's 3-0 win against Bolivia, head coach Dave Sarachan has made 10 additions to the youthful MNT roster that will travel to Europe for friendlies against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin on June 2 and France on June 9 in Lyon.

Sarachan has called up goalkeepers Zack Steffen and William Yarbrough; defenders Shaq Moore, Tim Parker and DeAndre Yedlin; midfielders Tyler Adams, Luca de la Torre, Kenny Saief and Wil Trapp; and forward Bobby Wood.

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Toronto Idolo Futsal win 2018 Futsal Canadian Championship

Ontario’s Toronto Idolo Futsal defeated Québec’s Sporting Montréal FC 6:1 to earn their first Futsal Canadian Championship title on 22 April, at Queen’s University in Kingston, ON. Last year’s silver medalists, Saskatoon Olimpia SK FC earned a bronze medal with a 5:2 victory over Québec’s Sporting Québec FC. Alberta defeated Manitoba 4:2 to secure fifth place while Yukon defeated Nunavut 3:2 to earn seventh place.

In the final, Ontario’s Toronto Idolo Futsal got two goals from Damion Graham, and singles from Edson Jimenez, Christian Samaniego, Marco Rodriguez, and Eduardo Jauregui. Manuel Adair Chavez Melendez scored for Sporting Montréal FC.

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Canada open 2018 with hard fought 1-0 victory over New Zealand

Canada won 1:0 in their opening match of the 2018 season as head coach John Herdman made his Men's National Team coaching debut a positive one over New Zealand. Tosaint Ricketts was the goalscorer, Milan Borjan and his backline posted the clean sheet, and 18-year old debutant Liam Millar put forth a man of the match performance.

In all, coach Herdman debuted three new players: Millar, Marcus Godinho, and David Wotherspoon. Also back in action was centre back David Edgar for the first time in over a year in the international victory.

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Canada defeats Korea Republic 3-0 in final Algarve Cup group stage match

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team defeated Korea Republic 3:0 in final Algarve Cup group stage match, with Captain Christine Sinclair and Jessie Fleming scoring for Canada.  Sinclair earned her 171st and 172nd international goals, putting her now only 12 goals back from the world record, while Jessie Fleming earned her fifth goal on the occasion of her 50th appearance.

“Overall, we are happy with Canada’s performance,” said Head Coach Kenneth Heiner-Møller. “Tonight we demonstrated the kind of intensity and level of play we expect of ourselves, so this was a better match,  but we were building towards it and I think it shows that this team continues to be a real force.  This tournament is about getting ready for the CONCACAF Women’s Championships later this year, to qualify for the FIFA Women’s World Cup. We’ve had the opportunity to work on some things that are really going to benefit us moving through this year.  Now, we will wait to see who we play in our final match, but I am really pleased.”

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Canada beats Russia 1-0 in second Algarve Cup group stage match

Canada came away with a 1:0 victory in its second group stage match of the 2018 Algarve Cup after featuring a different lineup from its opening match.  Playing a 3-5-2 formation with Christine Sinclair and Jordyn Huitema on the front line, Canada dominated their opponent with an aggressive attack up the sidelines.

Canada's lone goal was scored in the 25th minute after Huitema was pulled down in the box by Russian captain Anna Zozhnikova.  Canada’s captain and all-time goals leader Sinclair made no mistake by drilling the ball low into the corner. It was Sinclair’s first goal of the tournament and the 170th of her international goal, putting her only 14 behind the all-time women’s international goalscoring record.

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USA edge Germany 1-0 in SheBelieves Cup opener

The U.S. Women's National Team opened its 2018 SheBelieves Cup run with a strong 1-0 win against No. 2 FIFA-ranked Germany in front of 14,591 fans on a cold, rainy Thursday night at MAPFRE Stadium. The win against Germany was the USA's third in as many SheBelieves Cup appearances, with the WNT previously defeating the Europeans 2-1 in the inaugural 2016 tournament and 1-0 in 2017.

Germany had some good opportunities early in the game, putting USA goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher to work often. However, it was the USA that found its groove and struck first. Megan Rapinoe opened the scoring with a nice finish on an Alex Morgan assist in the 17th minute for the 1-0 lead early in the half.

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Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team fall 3:1 in its opening match of the 2018 Algarve Cup

Canada Soccer’s Women’s National Team fell 3:1 in its opening match of the 2018 Algarve Cup.  Playing in its first match since November’s home and away international friendly matches against USA and Norway, Canada controlled large parts of the game and demonstrated creativity throughout, but Sweden succeeded in capitalising on defensive errors to defeat the Canadian side.

The score line remained 0-0 until the dwindling minutes of the first half when Sweden jumped on a loose ball in a scramble in front of Canada’s net and put the ball past a sprawling Stephanie Labbé.

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Ellis Names 23-Player Roster for 2018 SheBelieves Cup

U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Jill Ellis has named the final 23-player roster for the 2018 SheBelieves Cup. Ellis and her staff trained 25 players for four days in Orlando, Fla., before naming the roster for matches against No. 2 ranked Germany, No. 3 England and No. 6 France.

The U.S. team will kick off the third annual edition of the world’s most elite-four team tournament on Thursday, March 1 at MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio. England will open against France (4 p.m. ET on ESPN3) followed by the USA against Germany (7 p.m. ET on ESPN2).

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