• The Canadian Press

    Nashville, Red Bulls kick off season with scoreless draw

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nashville's Joe Willis and Carlos Coronel of the New York Red Bulls both opened the season with clean sheets in a scoreless season opener on Sunday. Willis had three of his four saves in the first half for Nashville. Coronel did not face a shot on target before intermission. Coronel wasn't tested until he saved a header by Teal Bunbury in the 58th minute. He finished with three saves. The Red Bulls’ Franuel Amaya hit the cross bar on a shot in the 63rd minute. New York im

  • The Canadian Press

    Leon scores three goals as Canada defeats Paraguay 4-0 at CONCACAF W Gold Cup

    HOUSTON — Adriana Leon scored three goals and teenage forward Olivia Smith celebrated her first senior start with a goal to help Canada defeat Paraguay 4-0 on Sunday and remain unbeaten at the CONCACAF W Gold Cup. Captain Jessie Fleming had a chance to make it 5-0 from the penalty spot in second-half stoppage time, after substitute Simi Awujo was brought down, but sent her spot kick off the crossbar. It was a first-ever senior meeting between 10th-ranked Canada and No. 50 Paraguay. And it proved

  • The Canadian Press

    Canada blanks St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 n CONCACAF U-20 qualifying play

    PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad And Tobago — Tavio Ciccarelli scored three goals to help Canada defeat St. Vincent and the Grenadines 4-0 on Sunday and improve to 2-0-0 in CONCACAF Under-20 Championship qualifying play. Ciccarelli scored in the 23rd and 54th minute before completing his hat trick from the penalty spot in the 89th minute. Alessandro Biello also scored for the Canadians, roofing a shot from outside the penalty box in the 51st minute that left goalkeeper Tristan John rooted to the spot. St

  • The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC shows signs of new life in scoreless draw in season opener at Cincinnati

    CINCINNATI — Toronto FC, showing signs of new life under coach John Herdman, gave supporters something to cheer about in a 0-0 draw with FC Cincinnati in the teams' MLS season opener Sunday. The game at TQL Stadium was a first-against-worst matchup. But Toronto did not look outmatched against a side that finished 47 points above it last season. Cincinnati won the Supporters' Shield with a league-best 20-5-9 record while Toronto (4-20-10) was mired at the bottom of the table. The gap in the stand