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
2018 Flag of the United States.svg 2020

National teams

Men's

Senior

WinsLossesDraws
300
Friendlies
CONCACAF Gold Cup
Group D
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States (H)00000000Advance to knockout stage
2D200000000
3D300000000
4D400000000
First match(es) will be played on 18 June 2019. Source: CONCACAF
(H) Host.
2019–20 CONCACAF Nations League
September United States  Flag of the United States.svgvTBDTBD
September United States  Flag of the United States.svgvTBDTBD
October United States  Flag of the United States.svgvTBDTBD
October United States  Flag of the United States.svgvTBDTBD
Goalscorers

Goals are current as of March 21, 2019 after match against Flag of Ecuador.svg  Ecuador .

Ecuador national football team mens national association football team representing Ecuador

The Ecuador national football team represents Ecuador in international football competitions and is controlled by the Ecuadorian Football Federation. They play official home matches at Estadio Olímpico Atahualpa in Quito.

Player Goals
Djordje Mihailovic 1
Walker Zimmerman 1
Christian Ramirez 1
Sebastian Lletget 1
Paul Arriola 1
Gyasi Zardes 1

U-23

2019 Pan American Games

Will be held in Lima during July and August 2019

U-20

FIFA U-20 World Cup
Group D
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of Qatar.svg  Qatar 00000000Knockout stage
2Flag of Nigeria.svg  Nigeria 00000000
3Flag of Ukraine.svg  Ukraine 00000000Possible Knockout stage
4Flag of the United States.svg  United States 00000000
First match(es) will be played on 24 May 2019. 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)00000000Round of 16
2Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg  Canada 00000000
3Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala 00000000
4Flag of Barbados.svg  Barbados 00000000
First match(es) will be played on May 2, 2019. Source: CONCACF
Rules for classification: Tie-breakers
(H) Host.

Women's

Senior

WinsLossesDraws
212
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
Group F
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1Flag of the United States.svg  United States 00000000Advance to knockout stage
2Flag of Thailand.svg  Thailand 00000000
3Flag of Chile.svg  Chile 00000000Possible knockout stage based on ranking
4Flag of Sweden.svg  Sweden 00000000
First match(es) will be played on 11 June 2019. Source: FIFA
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
Pan American Games

Will be held in Lima during July and August 2019

Goalscorers

Goals are current as of March 5, 2019 after match against Flag of Brazil.svg  Brazil.

The Brazil women's national football team played their first game on 22 July 1986 against the United States, losing 2–1.

Player Goals
Megan Rapinoe 2
Tobin Heath 2
Mallory Pugh 1
Christen Press 1
Alex Morgan 1

Club Competitions

Men's

League Competitions

Major League Soccer
Conference tables
Eastern Conference
PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 D.C. United 320170+77 Conference Semifinals & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Columbus Crew SC 320141+37 Conference Quarterfinals
3 Toronto FC [lower-alpha 1] 220063+36
4 Montreal Impact [lower-alpha 1] 321064+26
5 New York Red Bulls 210152+34
6 FC Cincinnati 31115504
7 New York City FC 30034403
8 Orlando City SC 30124622
9 Atlanta United FC 30122422
10 Chicago Fire 30214731
11 New England Revolution 30213631
12 Philadelphia Union 30212641
Updated to match(es) played on March 17, 2019. 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. 1 2 Canadian clubs cannot qualify for the 2020 CONCACAF Champions League through MLS play.
Western Conference
PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Seattle Sounders FC 3300103+79 Conference Semifinals & 2020 CONCACAF Champions League
2 Los Angeles FC 320184+47 Conference Quarterfinals
3 Houston Dynamo 320164+27
4 Minnesota United FC 321085+36
5 LA Galaxy 32105506
6 FC Dallas 311132+14
7 Real Salt Lake 31112644
8 Sporting Kansas City 311143+14
9 Colorado Rapids 30124622
10 Portland Timbers 302141061
11 Vancouver Whitecaps FC [lower-alpha 1] 30304730
12 San Jose Earthquakes 30302970
Updated to match(es) played on March 17, 2019. 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.

PosTeamPldWLTGFGAGDPts
1 Seattle Sounders 3300103+79
2 D.C. United 320170+77
3 Los Angeles FC 320184+47
4 Columbus Crew 320141+37
5 Houston Dynamo 320164+27
6 Minnesota United 321085+36
7 Toronto FC 220063+36
8 Montreal Impact 321064+26
9 LA Galaxy 32105506
10 New York Red Bulls 210152+34
11 Sporting Kansas City 311143+14
12 FC Dallas 311132+14
13 FC Cincinnati 31115504
14 Real Salt Lake 31112644
15 New York City FC 30034403
16 Orlando City 30124622
17 Colorado Rapids 30124622
18 Atlanta United FC 30122422
19 Chicago Fire 30214731
20 New England Revolution 30213631
21 Philadelphia Union 30212641
22 Portland Timbers 302141061
23 Vancouver Whitecaps 30304730
24 San Jose Earthquakes 30302970
Updated to match(es) played on March 17, 2019. 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
MLS Playoffs
 Quarterfinals  Semifinals  Final
              
 4  
 5  
   1 
        
        
   
 2       
 7       
     
     
 3  
 6 
USL Championship

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

Conference tables
Eastern Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 North Carolina FC 220051+46 Conference Quarterfinals
2 Tampa Bay Rowdies 220030+36
3 Saint Louis FC 220031+26
4 Charleston Battery 211032+14
5 Ottawa Fury FC 211021+14
6 New York Red Bulls II 110031+23
7 Bethlehem Steel FC 210121+13 Play-In Round
8 Atlanta United 2 210121+13
9 Nashville SC 210121+13
10 Indy Eleven 21014403
11 Louisville City FC 21012423
12 Memphis 901 FC 20111211
13 Loudoun United FC 20111321
14 Charlotte Independence 10012310
15 Swope Park Rangers 10011320
16 Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC 10010220
17 Hartford Athletic 20021430
18 Birmingham Legion FC 20020330
Updated to match(es) played on March 16, 2019. Source: USL Championship
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
Western Conference
PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 OKC Energy FC 220052+36 Conference Quarterfinals
2 New Mexico United 312065+15
3 Portland Timbers 2 211042+24
4 Fresno FC 211031+24
5 Tulsa Roughnecks 311176+14
6 Reno 1868 FC 211043+14
7 Sacramento Republic 211021+14 Play-In Round
8 Colorado Springs Switchbacks 210142+23
9 LA Galaxy II 21014403
10 Tacoma Defiance 21011323
11 Phoenix Rising FC 20206602
12 Real Monarchs 20201102
13 Las Vegas Lights FC 20111211
14 Austin Bold FC 20111211
15 Orange County SC 20115721
16 San Antonio FC 20114621
17 El Paso Locomotive FC 20111321
18 Rio Grande Valley Toros 20020330
Updated to match(es) played on March 20, 2019. Source: USL Championship
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
USL League One

Inaugural season.

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Chattanooga Red Wolves SC 00000000 Playoffs
2 Forward Madison FC 00000000
3 Greenville Triumph SC 00000000
4 Lansing Ignite FC 00000000
5 North Texas SC 00000000
6 Orlando City B 00000000
7 Richmond Kickers 00000000
8 South Georgia Tormenta FC 00000000
9 Toronto FC II 00000000
10 FC Tucson 00000000
First match(es) will be played on March 29, 2019. 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

Cup Competitions

US Open Cup
Final

2019 U.S. Open Cup Final

Campeones Cup

International Competitions

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

teams in bold are still active in the competition

2019 CONCACAF Champions League
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 5–3 Flag of the United States.svg Atlanta United FC 3–1 4–0
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 Flag of the United States.svg Sporting Kansas City Apr 2–4 Apr 9–11

Women's

League Competitions

National Women's Soccer League
Overall table

PosTeamPldWDLGFGAGDPtsQualification
1 Chicago Red Stars 00000000 NWSL Shield
2 Houston Dash 00000000 NWSL Playoffs
3 North Carolina Courage 00000000
4 Orlando Pride 00000000
5 Portland Thorns FC 00000000
6 Reign FC 00000000
7 Sky Blue FC 00000000
8 Utah Royals FC 00000000
9 Washington Spirit 00000000
Updated to match(es) played on 22 February 2019. Source: NWSL
Rules for classification: Tiebreakers
NWSL Playoffs
United Women's Soccer

Honors

Professional

Amateur

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