Wilfried Nancy quickly revolutionized the Columbus Crew in his very first season as their coach. Now they're one win away from lifting the MLS Cup trophy.
Here’s a small roundup of local varsity sports action, which includes victories for the Hesperia boys soccer and Oak Hills girls soccer teams.
There is more to come from Hearts after their recent winning run, according to BBC Scotland's chief sports writer Tom English. Steven Naismith's side have won four league games in a row, sit third in the table, and could welcome back several key players for their clash with Rangers on Wednesday. "I've seen more stability in the team, more confidence," English said, speaking on the BBC's Scottish Football Podcast about Hearts' recent form.
Ange Postecoglou has been speaking to the media before Tottenham's match against West Ham on Thursday. Postecoglou says Pape Sarr is back in training but Thursday "is probably too early" for his return. James Maddison's injury is "going along OK".
The Fifa committee which banned former Spanish Football Federation president Luis Rubiales from football for three years says it considered tougher sanctions against him.