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Sporting Kansas City defeats San Jose Earthquakes 5-4 on penalties in 2017 U.S. Open Cup Semifinal

Sporting Kansas City bounced back from an early deficit to draw level and eventually outlast San Jose Earthquakes to book a place in the Final of the 2017 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup - U.S. Soccer's National Championship. After conceding their first goal of the competition, the home side dug deep to make it 1-1, but still had to persevere trough extra-time and a 5-4 penalty kick shootout win before celebrating their second Open Cup Final berth in three years.

The home crowd was in full voice when the game kicked off, but after three minutes, San Jose's outstanding Danny Hoesen brought the volume down a few notches. The lively and leggy Dutch striker, formerly of Amsterdam giants Ajax, got on the end of a long ball from new signing Vako and outpaced Ike Opara, before slowing down and letting the big man catch up. Hoesen then cleverly cut inside and hammered a low drive inside Tim Melia's far post. It was the first goal conceded by Sporting Kansas City in the 2017 Open Cup and in-form Hoesen's third in four games.

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Champions League 2017-18: Can anyone stop Real Madrid?

Real Madrid became the first team in the Champions League era to retain European football’s top trophy last season and with 2017-18 just around the corner, all eyes will be focused on usurping the Spaniards this season.

Zinedine Zidane’s men have won the pinnacle of club football in three of the last four years, vindicating their status as arguably the biggest club in the global game.

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USA crush Japan 3-0 in 2017 Tournament of Nations

The U.S. Women's National Team claimed its second consecutive win to clinch second place at the 2017 Tournament of Nations with a dominant 3-0 win against Japan in front of 23,161 fans at StubHub Center. Australia was crowned champions following a 6-1 win against Brazil for a perfect 3-0-0 tournament record.

Once again, it was Megan Rapinoe who made her presence felt early on. She had a dangerous chance in the ninth minute when her left-footed shot from the top of the box grazed the crossbar. She had another opportunity in the 12th with  help from a beautiful through-ball from Christen Press. Rapinoe received the ball between two defenders, juked one at the top, right corner of the six-yard box and finished to the far post.

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Epic fightback earns USA 4-3 win over Brazil at 2017 Tournament of Nations

In a wild ending at Qualcomm Stadium on Sunday evening, the U.S. Women's National Team scored three goals in nine minutes at the end of the match to overturn a 3-1 deficit and earn a thrilling 4-3 win against Brazil.

Australia leads the Tournament of Nations after a 4-2 victory against Japan in the first game of the day, but the win keeps the USA alive for the tournament title. All four teams now head north for the conclusion of the competition on Aug. 3 at StubHub Center in Carson, Calif., as Australia takes on Brazil (4:15 p.m. PT on ESPN3) and the USA faces Japan (7 p.m. PT on ESPN2 and UDN).

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Australia stun USA 1-0 in 2017 Tournament of Nations

In a tightly-contested match, the U.S. Women's National Team could not create an equalizer despite a furious second-half push and fell 1-0 to Australia in the first match of the Tournament of Nations for both teams.

The U.S. WNT opened the game with a strong effort and almost created the game's first goal in the 11th minute after some nice footwork from forward Christen Press outside the box found Megan Rapinoe on the left side. Rapinoe's shot went to the near post but Australia and Houston Dash 'keeper Lydia Williams did well to push it out for a corner kick.

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USA beat Jamaica 2-1 in 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

The U.S. Men's National Team utilized goals from Jozy Altidore and Jordan Morris to defeat Jamaica 2-1 and claim the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in front of 63,032 fans at Levi's Stadium. The victory marks the USA's sixth all-time confederation championship and makes Bruce Arena the first head coach to win the competition on three occasions.

In another match where the U.S. managed most of the possession, the game's first chance also served as a pivotal moment. In the 19th minute, Altidore picked up a loose ball and blasted an effort from distance that saw Jamaica 'keeper Andre Blake sprawl out to make the save. Kellyn Acosta followed up the rebound, but Blake got enough of a touch to slow his effort down before Damion Lowe cleared it off the line. While the danger subsided, Jamaica suffered a serious blow as Blake injured his hand on the play and was replaced by Dwayne Miller in the 23rd minute.

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USA battle past Costa Rica to advance to 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Final

USA utilized two second-half goals in the span of 10 minutes from Jozy Altidore and Clint Dempsey to defeat Costa Rica 2-0 in the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup Semifinal in front of 45,516 fans at AT&T Stadium. Dempsey's 82nd minute strike was the 57th of his international career, tying him with Landon Donovan for the most all-time by a U.S. MNT player.

With the win, the U.S. MNT moves on to its record 10th Gold Cup Final on Wednesday, July 26 at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif. (9:30 p.m. ET; FS1, Univision and Univision Deportes Network), where it will meet the winner of Sunday's second semifinal between Mexico and Jamaica.

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