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Royal Roundup: US players shine as Leeds rout Chelsea

RSL vs VAN recaps, Montreal to rebrand (again), World Cup kickoff times, and more...

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American players Brenden Aaronson, Tyler Adams and Jack Harrison shine as Leeds United blew out Chelsea FC 3-0. Christian Pulisic came in as a 2nd half sub for the Blues, but the damage had been done. Chelsea coach Thomas Tuchel claims they were actually the better team, but the loss was due to individual mistakes.

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