Thursday, May 18, 2017

Hooligan's Daily: Mourinho complains after fielding weak sides in Premier League

Yesterday's Scores
Premier League
Southampton 0-0 Manchester United

Manchester United continues to not give a rat's ass about the remaining Premier League season. Jose Mourinho, who once said he would never want to win the Europa League, is putting all his eggs in Europe's secondary basket in the hopes of taking the back way into the Champions League next year. Mourinho has talked about his lack of effort in the lineup in his typical fashion. He's mad that his final game of the season wasn't bumped up to Saturday to better accomodate United playing in the final. He hopes the fans and pundits "don't kill him" when they see the lineup for Sunday's meaningless match against Crystal Palace. He's complaining about things he deals with all the time throughout the course of the season. He's clearly mad.

La Liga
Celta Vigo 1-4 Real Madrid
(Guidetti 69')-(Ronaldo 10', 48', Benzema 70', Kroos 88')

Real Madrid reclaim the top spot in Spain, but they still need at least a point in Sunday's finale on the road against Malaga. That shouldn't be too much to ask. Barcelona holds the tiebreakers over them and would win the title if they take down Eibar and Real Madrid falls.

Coppa Italia- Final
Juventus 2-0 Lazio
(Alves 12', Bonucci 24')

Juventus keep their treble hopes alive with a comfortable Coppa Italia win. Their Serie A championship should be wrapped up this weekend. Real Madrid in the Champions League Final is the only thing standing in the way of them winning every major trophy available this season.

Ligue 1
AS Monaco 2-0 St. Etienne
(Mbappe 19', Germain 90+3')

AS Monaco officially clinch their first French title since 2000.

European League Tables

Philadelphia Union 2-0 Houston Dynamo
(Picault 17', Ilsinho 38')

Chicago Fire 3-0 Colorado Rapids
(Nikolic 15', 74', Accam 57')

Sporting Kansas City 3-0 Seattle Sounders
(Gerso 56', 58', 69')

Real Salt Lake 2-1 New York City FC
(Rusnak 38', 51')-(Okoli 4')

San Jose Earthquakes 1-1 Orlando City
(Thompson 83')-(Rivas 80')

North American League Tables

US Open Cup- Second Round
Atlanta Silverbacks 1-2 Charleston Battery
(Harlley PK 73')-(Lasso 19', Otoo 44')

Richmond Kickers 0-1 Christos FC
(Caltabiano 79')

Rochester Rhinos 3-0 FC Motown
(Tergou 2', Graf 7', Boukemia 85')

Boston City FC 1-2 GPS Omens
(Batista 76')-(Caldwell 22', Prozeller 60')

Miami United FC 1-2 Jacksonville Armada
(Camilli 32')-(Pitchkolan 35', Blake PK 42')

Carolina Dynamo 1-6 North Carolina FC
(Shear 74')-(Shriver 27', Fondy 37', Shipalane 40', Schuler 48', 85', Orlando 57')

Charlotte Eagles 2-3 Charlotte Independence
(Williams 61', Omondi 63')-(Townsend 10', Martinez PK 77', 88')

Tartan Devils Oak Avalon 0-9 Louisville City FC
(Varga OG 9', Kaye 17', Ballard 25', Llic 41', Lancaster 55', 83', Totsch 69', Jimenez 78', Abend 86')

FC Cincinnati 1-0 AFC Cleveland
(Fall 115')

Reading United AC 3-2 New York Cosmos
(Marie 39', Micaletto 42', Pierrot 45')-(Alhassan 12', Szetela 64')

Miami FC 3-2 South Florida Surf
(Poku 48', Booth OG 60', Chavez 79')-(Espinal 29', Michaud 74')

Michigan Bucks 1-0 Indy Eleven
(Atuahene 36')

Ocean City Nor'easters 0-0 Harrisburg City Islanders (5-6 in penalties)

Chicago FC United  3-1 Pittsburgh Riverhounds
(Segbres 19', Barlow 73', Sierakowski 90+4')-(Banjo 58')

FC Wichita 3-4 Saint Louis FC
(Perez PK 7', Gurson 62', Corfe 81')-(Cochran 33', Angulo 72', 95', David 90+5')

Dutch Lions FC 1-2 San Antonio FC
(Scholman 62')-(Araujo 18', Hoyos 40')

Tulsa Roughnecks FC 5-3 Oklahoma City Energy U23
(Jain 8', Mata 13', 49', Kondrakhin 45+2', 53')-(Lindstrom 59', Gee OG 63', Okeke 73')

OKC Energy FC 5-1 Moreno Valley FĂștbol Club
(Dixon 14', 69', Wojcik 68', Craven 73', Gonzalez 74')-(Gonzalez 8')

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC 2-0 FC Tucson
(Park 47', Frater 49')

Fresno Fuego 1-3 Phoenix Rising FC
(Oliveira 59')-(Wakasa 34', Avila 35', Seth 54')

FC Golden State Force 2-5 Orange County SC
(Verso PK 20', 47')-(Pineda 6', Etim 15', van Ewijk PK 26', Fernandes 46', 55')

L.A. Wolves FC 1-0 Chula Vista FC
(Cardozo PK 110')

Sacramento Republic FC 4-0 Anahuac FC
(Williams 12', 15', Kneeshaw PK 66', Trickett-Smith- 85')

San Francisco Deltas 2-1 Burlingame Dragons FC
(Ferreira 45', Heinemann 62')-(Cox 29')

OSA FC 1-1 Reno 1868 FC (3-4 on penalties)
(Gordley 16')-(Yomba 30')

We were gifted with a couple Open Cup upsets this round. Michigan Bucks took down NASL side Indy Eleven. New York Cosmos fell to Reading United. as well. Richmond Kickers and Pittsburgh Riverhounds were the two USL sides to fall to amateur opposition, MLS sides will enter the fray in the fourth round of the tournament.

The FA has approved a new procedure to issue retrospective punishment for diving using video review. A former player, manager, and referee will review potential incidents of simulation and dish out a two game suspension if they unanimously agree that a dive happened. This is similar to the review system used for red card offenses missed by the match officials.

Today's Matches
Premier League
Leicester City v. Tottenham- 2:45pm- NBCSN

Liga MX Playoffs- Semi-Finals First Leg
Toluca v. Guadalajara- 8:30pm
UANL v. Tijuana- 10:30pm

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