• The Canadian Press

    Barbra Banda scores 2 goals as Orlando Pride win 8th straight, 2-1 over Portland

    Barbra Banda scored two goals and the Orlando Pride beat the Portland Thorns 2-1 on Friday night at Inter&Co Stadium to extend their winning streak to eight games. Banda now has eight goals in six National Women’s Soccer League starts, and the first-place Pride (8-0-3) became the first team in league history to win eight matches in a row. Banda headed in a rebound off a corner kick in the 30th minute. She scored her second goal in transition in the 40th minute, dribbling by her defender and goal

  • WFTV

    8 straight, Orlando Pride set NWSL record

    The Orlando Pride set an NWSL record for consecutive wins Friday night at Inter&Co Stadium with a 2-1 win over the Portland Thorns.

  • The Canadian Press

    Messi, Suarez and Busquets to miss Inter Miami's MLS game against Whitecaps

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lionel Messi will not play in Inter Miami's match in Vancouver against the Whitecaps on Saturday, a move coach Gerardo Martino said was based on the team's crowded upcoming schedule. Messi and teammates Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets will not play for Major League Soccer-leading Miami (9-2-4) in the match that was expected to draw more than 50,000. Miami has two home games scheduled next week. “We thought it was the most prudent for them not to play this match

  • The Canadian Press

    Whitecaps fans frustrated superstar Messi will miss Vancouver vs. Miami game

    VANCOUVER — Marc DeLuca and his wife had the perfect sixth birthday gift for their son, Jack — tickets to see Lionel Messi and Inter Miami CF play the Whitecaps in Vancouver.