AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Australia completed its World Cup warmup matches with a 2-0 win over New Zealand on Sunday, for its second win against the All Whites in a week. On an emotional day for the hosts as they farewelled captain Winston Reid in front of more than 35,000 people at Eden Park, Socceroos striker Mitchell Duke scored a headed-goal in the 54th minute to open the scoring. Substitute forward Jason Cummings then converted a penalty in the 80th minute after an eye-catching run by 18
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chicharito scored two goals for the LA Galaxy in a 3-2 win against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Chicharito’s game-winner came in the 69th minute to put the Galaxy (13-12-7) up 3-0. Efrain Alvarez assisted the goal. Chicharito also opened the scoring in the 12th. The Galaxy also got one goal from Gaston Brugman. The Earthquakes’ (7-15-10) goal was scored by Cristian Espinoza. San Jose outshot the Galaxy 13-11, who had four shots on goal compared to three by
The former England midfielder made his 633rd appearance in the competition as he played the full 90 minutes of West Brom’s 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.