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Boys Apr 11, 2017

MLS academy teams find success at Generation adidas Cup

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(Via MLS) – After a Day 1 of the Generation adidas Cup that saw no MLS team beat a foreign opponent, Day 2 proved to be much more fruitful for the league’s academy teams.

Four MLS teams defeated foreign opponents on Sunday, with three wins coming against Liga MX teams. The day started with the Seattle Sounders defeating Pumas UNAM 2-1 and the San Jose Earthquakes beating Chivas de Guadalajara 1-0 thanks to a fantastic goal from Quakes right winger Will Richmond.

New York City FC next defeated Costa Rican outfit Saprissa 2-0 with Giovanni Reyna, the son of US national team legend and NYCFC sporting director Claudio Reyna, providing a great opener.

Next, the Philadelphia Union followed up a 5-0 win against the New England Revolution with a 2-1 win against Mexican power Monterrey. All in all, MLS went 4-3-0 against foreign opposition after a Day 1 that saw no MLS teams beat foreign academies.

+Read the full recap on MLSsoccer.com

*TOP FINISHER FROM EACH GROUP ADVANCES TO SEMIFINALS

Schedule – Tuesday April 11, 2017

Kickoff Division Teams Watch
10:00 AM ET Premier Chivas de Guadalajara 3, Columbus Crew SC 2 STREAM
10:00 AM ET Premier Orlando City SC 0 (4), San Jose Earthquakes 0 (3)
10:00 AM ET Premier Houston Dynamo 2, Portland Timbers 1
10:00 AM ET Premier D.C. United 2, Tigres UANL 1
12:15 PM ET Premier Monterrey 7, New England Revolution 0 STREAM
12:15 PM ET Premier Philadelphia Union 2, Chicago Fire 1
1:00 PM ET Premier Seattle Sounders vs. Saprissa
1:00 PM ET Premier New York City FC vs. Pumas UNAM STREAM
3:30 PM ET Champions Toronto FC vs. Estudiantes de la Plata STREAM
3:30 PM ET Champions Club Tijuana vs. New York Red Bulls
3:30 PM ET Champions Sporting Kansas City vs. Flamengo
3:30 PM ET Champions LA Galaxy vs. Eintracht Frankfurt
5:45 PM ET Champions River Plate vs. Colorado Rapids STREAM
5:45 PM ET Champions Atlanta United FC vs. Malaga
7:15 PM ET Champions Independiente del Valle vs. Real Salt Lake
7:15 PM ET Champions FC Dallas vs. Real Madrid STREAM

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