2019 in American soccer

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The 2019 season is the 107th season of competitive soccer in the United States.

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Soccer in the United States
Season2019
Men's soccer
Supporters' Shield Los Angeles FC
NPSL Miami FC
USL League Two Flint City Bucks
US Open Cup Atlanta United FC
Women's soccer
WPSL Pensacola FC Women
UWS LA Galaxy Orange County
2018 Flag of the United States.svg 2020

National teams

Men's

Senior

As of October 15, 2019.
WinsLossesDraws
952
Friendlies
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Group D
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States (H)3300110+119Advance to knockout stage
2Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 320163+36
3Flag of Guyana.svg  Guyana 30123961
4Flag of Trinidad and Tobago.svg  Trinidad and Tobago 30121981
Source: CONCACAF
(H) Host.
Knockout stage
Final
Mexico  Flag of Mexico.svg 1–0 Flag of the United States.svg  United States
Report
Attendance: 62,493 [1]
Referee: Mario Escobar (Guatemala)
2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League
Group A
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification or relegation Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg Flag of the United States.svg Flag of Cuba.svg
1Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada (X)330090+99Qualification to semi-finals and 2021 Gold Cup 2–0 6–0
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 210172+53Qualification to 2021 Gold Cup 15 Nov 7–0
3Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba (Y)3003014140Relegation to League B; enter 2021 Gold Cup qualifying second round 0–1 19 Nov
Updated to match(es) played on 15 October 2019. Source: CONCACAF
(X) Qualified for Gold Cup; (Y) Cannot qualify for semi-finals, may still qualify for Gold Cup.
Goalscorers

Goals are current as of October 15, 2019, after the match against Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada .

Canada mens national soccer team mens national association football team representing Canada

The Canada men's national soccer team represents Canada in international soccer competitions at the senior men's level officially since 1924. They are overseen by the Canadian Soccer Association and compete in the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

Player Goals
Christian Pulisic 5
Weston McKennie 5
Gyasi Zardes 4
Paul Arriola 3
Tyler Boyd 2
Aaron Long 2
Jordan Morris 2
Djordje Mihailovic 1
Walker Zimmerman 1
Christian Ramirez 1
Sebastian Lletget 1
Jozy Altidore 1
Josh Sargent 1
own goal 1

U-20

FIFA U-20 World Cup
Group D
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 321042+27Knockout stage
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States 320142+26
3Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 311153+24
4Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 30030660
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Group stage tiebreakers

U-17

CONCACAF U-17 Championship
Group F
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States (H)3300123+99Round of 16
2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 3201105+56
3Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 30123851
4Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 301221191
Source: CONCACAF
Rules for classification: Tie-breakers
(H) Host.
FIFA U-17 World Cup

Women's

Senior

As of October 6, 2019.
WinsLossesDraws
1813
Friendlies
SheBelieves Cup
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPts
1Flag of England.svg  England (C)321073+47
2Flag of the United States.svg  United States (H)312054+15
3Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 31115614
4Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil 30032640
Source: USSoccer
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) goals scored; 4) head-to-head result; 5) FIFA ranking.
(C) Champion; (H) Host.
FIFA Women's World Cup

Match start times CEST (UTC+2), unless noted with ET (UTC-4)

Group F
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 3300180+189Advance to knockout stage
2Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 320173+46
3Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 31022533
4Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 3003120190
Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
Knockout stage
Final
United States  Flag of the United States.svg 2–0 Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands
Report
Goalscorers

Goals are current as of October 6, 2019, after the match against Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea.

Player Goals
Carli Lloyd 13
Alex Morgan 9
Megan Rapinoe 9
Tobin Heath 7
Sam Mewis 6
Mallory Pugh 6
Lindsey Horan 5
Rose Lavelle 4
Christen Press 3
Allie Long 2
Jessica McDonald 1
Julie Ertz 1
Morgan Brian 1
own goal 1

Club competitions

Men's

League competitions

Major League Soccer
Conference tables
Eastern Conference
PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 New York City FC 34186106342+2164 Conference Semifinals & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Atlanta United FC 34181245843+1558 First round & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 1]
3 Philadelphia Union 34161175850+855 First round & 2020 Leagues Cup
4 Toronto FC [lower-alpha 2] 341310115752+550
5 D.C. United 341310114238+450
6 New York Red Bulls 34141465351+248
7 New England Revolution 341111125057745 First round
8 Chicago Fire 341012125547+842
9 Montreal Impact [lower-alpha 2] 341217547601341 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 3]
10 Columbus Crew SC 34101683947838
11 Orlando City SC 34915104452837
12 FC Cincinnati 34622631754424
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored ; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots.
Notes:
  1. as 2019 U.S. Open Cup champions
  2. 1 2 Canadian clubs cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through MLS play.
  3. as 2019 Canadian Championship winners
Western Conference
PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Los Angeles FC 3421498236+4672 Conference Semifinals & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Seattle Sounders FC 34161085149+256 First round & 2020 Leagues Cup
3 Real Salt Lake 34161354541+453
4 Minnesota United FC 34151185242+1053
5 LA Galaxy 34161535655+151
6 Portland Timbers 34141374948+149 First round
7 FC Dallas 34131294846+248
8 San Jose Earthquakes 34131655152144
9 Colorado Rapids 34121665760342
10 Houston Dynamo 341218445571240
11 Sporting Kansas City 341016849611238
12 Vancouver Whitecaps FC [lower-alpha 1] 348161037582134
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goal differential; 7) away goals scored; 8) home goals scored; 9) home goal differential; 10) coin toss or drawing of lots
Notes:
  1. Canadian clubs cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through MLS play.
Overall table
2019 table

Note: the table below has no impact on playoff qualification and is used solely for determining host of the MLS Cup, certain CCL spots, the Supporters' Shield trophy, seeding in the 2020 Canadian Championship, and 2020 MLS draft. The conference tables are the sole determinant for teams qualifying for the playoffs.

PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Los Angeles FC (X)3421498537+4872 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 1]
2 New York City FC 34186106342+2164 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 2]
3 Atlanta United FC 34181245843+1558 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 3]
4 Seattle Sounders FC 34161085249+356
5 Philadelphia Union 34161175850+855
6 Real Salt Lake 34161354641+553
7 Minnesota United FC 34151185243+953
8 LA Galaxy 34161535859151
9 Toronto FC 341310115752+550
10 D.C. United 341310114238+450
11 Portland Timbers 34141375249+349
12 New York Red Bulls 34141465351+248
13 FC Dallas 34131295446+848
14 New England Revolution 341111125057745
15 San Jose Earthquakes 34131655255344
16 Colorado Rapids 34121665863542
17 Chicago Fire 341012125547+842
18 Montreal Impact 341217547591241 2020 CONCACAF Champions League [lower-alpha 4]
19 Houston Dynamo 341218449591040
20 Columbus Crew SC 34101683947838
21 Sporting Kansas City 341016849671838
22 Orlando City SC 34915104452837
23 Vancouver Whitecaps FC 348161037592234
24 FC Cincinnati 34622631754424
Source: MLS
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) total wins; 3) total goal differential; 4) total goals scored; 5) disciplinary points; 6) away goals scored; 7) away goal differential; 8) coin toss or drawing of lots
(X) Supporters' Shield winner.
Notes:
  1. As Supporters' Shield champions (USA2)
  2. As Eastern Conference regular season champions (USA3)
  3. As 2019 U.S. Open Cup champions (USA4)
  4. As 2019 Canadian Championship champions (CAN1)
MLS Playoffs
  First round Conference Semifinals Conference Finals MLS Cup
                   
    
 E1 New York City FC  
   
E4 Toronto FC
E5 D.C. United  
  
Eastern Conference
  
E2 Atlanta United FC  
E7 New England Revolution  
 
   
E3 Philadelphia Union
E6 New York Red Bulls  
 
 
    
    
 W1 Los Angeles FC
   
W4 Minnesota United FC
W5 LA Galaxy  
 
Western Conference
  
W2 Seattle Sounders FC  
W7 FC Dallas  
 
   
W3 Real Salt Lake
W6 Portland Timbers  


Source: 2019 MLS Cup Playoffs Bracket

USL Championship

Renamed from United Soccer League (USL) after the 2018 season

Conference tables
Eastern Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC (Q)33181145730+2765 Conference Quarterfinals
2 Nashville SC (Q)3319775626+3064
3 Indy Eleven (Q)3318694628+1860
4 Tampa Bay Rowdies (Q)33161076031+2958
5 New York Red Bulls II (Q)3217697042+2857
6 Louisville City FC (Q)3316985640+1657
7 North Carolina FC (Q)33158105637+1953 Play-In Round
8 Ottawa Fury FC (Q)33141094940+952
9 Saint Louis FC 33119134040042
10 Birmingham Legion FC 321171433491640
11 Charleston Battery 32913103743640
12 Loudoun United FC (E)331061752621036
13 Atlanta United 2 (E)33981645742935
14 Charlotte Independence (E)338111439521335
15 Memphis 901 FC 32971636481234
16 Bethlehem Steel FC (E)33871848732531
17 Hartford Athletic (E)33752147793226
18 Swope Park Rangers (E)33681945783326
Updated to match(es) played on October 13, 2019. Source: USL Championship Standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated.
Western Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Phoenix Rising FC (X)3323648635+5175 Conference Quarterfinals
2 Reno 1868 FC (Q)33176106951+1857
3 Fresno FC (Q)3316985842+1657
4 Real Monarchs (Q)32157106651+1552
5 Orange County SC (Q)33149105243+951
6 El Paso Locomotive FC (Q)33131194234+850
7 Sacramento Republic (T)33146135040+1048 Play-In Round
8 Austin Bold FC 32138115047+347
9 LA Galaxy II 331112105762545
10 San Antonio FC 33128136055+544
11 New Mexico United 321012105656042
12 Las Vegas Lights FC 33118144654841
13 Portland Timbers 2 (E)33108156469538
14 Rio Grande Valley Toros (E)33108154857938
15 OKC Energy FC (E)339111344551138
16 Tulsa Roughnecks (E)338101545662134
17 Tacoma Defiance (E)32761938804227
18 Colorado Springs Switchbacks (E)33752129633426
Updated to match(es) played on October 15, 2019. Source: USL Championship Standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(E) Eliminated; (Q) Qualified to the phase indicated; (T) Qualified, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (X) Regular Season League Champion.
USL League One

Inaugural season

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 North Texas SC (X)2817565331+2256 Playoffs
2 Lansing Ignite FC 28121064937+1246
3 Greenville Triumph SC 2812793222+1043
4 Forward Madison FC 2812793326+743
5 Chattanooga Red Wolves SC 28101083537240
6 South Georgia Tormenta FC 2891093234237
7 Toronto FC II 2899104346336
8 FC Tucson 2889113541633
9 Richmond Kickers 2895142635932
10 Orlando City B 28442023522916
Source: 2019 USL League One standings
Rules for classification: 1) total wins; 2) total goal differential; 3) total goals scored; 4) points earned against top four Conference finishers; 5) disciplinary points; 6) coin toss or drawing of lots
(X) Regular Season League Champion.
National Independent Soccer Associaton
Fall Season
East Coast standings
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Miami FC 5320166+1011 East Coast Championship
2 Atlanta SC 5221117+48
3 Stumptown Athletic 420275+26
4 Philadelphia Fury 4004117160Withdrew [lower-alpha 1]
Updated to match(es) played on October 12, 2019. Source: NISAofficial.com
Notes:
  1. Philadelphia Fury withdrew after one match and forfeited their remaining matches
West Coast standings
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 California United Strikers FC 5221117+48 West Coast Championship
2 Los Angeles Force 32013306
3 San Diego 1904 FC 42027926
4 Oakland Roots SC 40227922
Updated to match(es) played on October 5, 2019. Source: NISAofficial.com

Cup competitions

US Open Cup
Final
Atlanta United FC 2–1 Minnesota United FC
Report Lod Soccerball shade.svg 47'
Attendance: 35,709
Referee: Allen Chapman

International competitions

CONCACAF competitions
2019 CONCACAF Champions League
ClubCompetitionFinal round
Atlanta United 2019 CONCACAF Champions League Quarter-finals
Sporting Kansas City Semi-finals
Houston Dynamo Quarter-finals
New York Red Bulls

teams in bold are still active in the competition

Round of 16
Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Atlético Pantoja Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg 0–5 Flag of the United States.svg New York Red Bulls 0–2 0–3
Guastatoya Flag of Guatemala.svg 1–3 Flag of the United States.svg Houston Dynamo 0–1 1–2
Sporting Kansas City Flag of the United States.svg 5–0 Flag of Mexico.svg Toluca 3–0 2–0
Herediano Flag of Costa Rica.svg 3-5 Flag of the United States.svg Atlanta United FC 3–1 0-4
Quarter-finals
Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
New York Red Bulls Flag of the United States.svg 2–6 Flag of Mexico.svg Santos Laguna 0–2 2–4
Houston Dynamo Flag of the United States.svg 0–3 Flag of Mexico.svg UANL 0–2 0–1
Independiente Flag of Panama.svg 2–4 Flag of the United States.svg Sporting Kansas City 2–1 0–3
Monterrey Flag of Mexico.svg 3–1 Flag of the United States.svg Atlanta United FC 3–0 0–1
Semi-finals
Team 1 Agg. Team 21st leg2nd leg
Monterrey Flag of Mexico.svg 10–2 Flag of the United States.svg Sporting Kansas City 5–0 5–2
Leagues Cup
ClubCompetitionFinal round
Chicago Fire 2019 Leagues Cup Quarter-finals
LA Galaxy Semi-finals
Houston Dynamo Quarter-finals
Real Salt Lake

teams in bold are still active in the competition

Quarter-finals
Team 1 Score Team 2
Chicago Fire Flag of the United States.svg 0–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Cruz Azul
LA Galaxy Flag of the United States.svg 2–2(3–1 p) Flag of Mexico.svg Tijuana
Houston Dynamo Flag of the United States.svg 1–1(5–6 p) Flag of Mexico.svg América
Real Salt Lake Flag of the United States.svg 0–1 Flag of Mexico.svg UANL
Semi-finals
Team 1 Score Team 2
LA Galaxy Flag of the United States.svg 1–2 Flag of Mexico.svg Cruz Azul
Campeones Cup
Atlanta United Flag of the United States.svg 3–2 Flag of Mexico.svg América
Report
Attendance: 40,128 [3]

Women's

League competitions

National Women's Soccer League
Overall table
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 North Carolina Courage 2415455423+3149 NWSL Shield
2 Chicago Red Stars 2414284128+1344 NWSL Playoffs
3 Portland Thorns FC 2411764031+940
4 Reign FC 2410862727038
5 Washington Spirit 249783025+534
6 Utah Royals FC 24104102525034
7 Houston Dash 24751221361526
8 Sky Blue FC 24551420341420
9 Orlando Pride 24441624532916
Source: NWSL
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
NWSL Playoffs
Semi-finals Championship
      
1 North Carolina Courage
4 Reign FC
 
 
2 Chicago Red Stars
3 Portland Thorns FC
Winner Semi-final #1vWinner Semi-final #2
United Women's Soccer

Honors

Professional

Amateur

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