Christian Pulisic scored the tying goal in injury time. Muted by the worldwide hack on Friday was the shocking news of Barcelona (yes, that Barcelona) scouting Christian Pulisic (yes, that Christian Pulisic). The report from Spain found its way to the United States, but it didn’t get quite the holy-smokes-can-you-believe-this reaction it would’ve received if American Soccer Twitter had not been so rudely interrupted.
Shaqiri scored first half blast Adds free kick in second half Potters 100th PL win Tigers have lost five-straight Xherdan Shaqiri scored a pair of wonderful goals to pull Stoke City out of the drop zone and send Hull City to 18th in a 2-0 win at the KC Stadium on Saturday. Stoke moves 14th with 9 points, two ahead of the relegation zone. Hull have seven points. [ MORE: ] The Potters got on the board when Hull’s defense allowed plenty of room to work the ball. Shaqiri blasted the ball inside the near post from yards beyond the 18 for a goal you’ll see on all the highlight reels. [ MORE: Latest Premier League standings ] [ MORE: Full lineups, stats, box score ] Make that four, Opta, as Shaqiri
A Qatar World Cup stadium worker has died in a building site accident, the first work-related fatality to be announced by organizers of the 2022 soccer tournament that has been dogged by concerns about labor conditions in the Gulf nation. The Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, which is tasked with building World Cup sites, did not name the worker who died on Saturday morning at Al Wakrah Stadium or provide his nationality. Qatari officials believe the worker was hit by a water truck.