*The full story about Andy Najar’s commitment to Honduras and the impact on D.C. United.
*With a Under-20 World Cup berth at stake, the United States faces the host team, Guatemala ,in a CONCACAF quarterfinal tonight (10 p.m. ET, ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com). Also tonight, Honduras plays Panama, and with a victory, would create an opportunity for Najar to play in the U-20 World Cup in July/August in Colombia. Last night, Costa Rica routed Cuba, 6-1, and Mexico defeated Canada, 3-0, to secure passage.
*American defender Clarence Goodson has returned to training with Brondby after recovering from a broken toe.
*Soccer America’s Ridge Mahoney writes about the perils of MLS possibly moving to the international calendar.
*Video of Dejan Stankovic’s goal from midfield in the the first minute against Schalke.
*I will be Post columnist Tracee Hamilton’s special guest for a live online chat Thursday at 11 a.m. ET. Submit questions here.
MF Maurice Edu 90 in Rangers’ 2-0 win at St. Johnstone
F Eddie Johnson 83 in Preston’s 2-1 loss at Reading
MF Anton Peterlin 90 in Plymouth’s 2-0 loss at Leyton Orient
*Soccer on TV:
UEFA Champions League, Chelsea-Manchester United 2:30 p.m. Fox Soccer Channel (tape at 5 on Fox Soccer Plus)
UEFA Champions League, Barcelona-Shakhtar Donetsk 2:30 p.m. FSP, foxsoccer.tv (tape at 5 on FSC)
South America U-17s, Uruguay-Colombia 4:45 p.m. ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com
Copa Libertadores, Jaguares-Internacional 6:30 p.m. Fox Deportes
CONCACAF U-20s, Honduras-Panama 7 p.m. ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com, CONCACAF.com
South America U-17s, Argentina-Ecuador 7 p.m. ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com
CONCACAF Champions League, Cruz Azul-Monterrey 8 p.m. FSC, Telefutura
MLS, Vancouver-New England 10 p.m. Direct Kick, TSN
CONCACAF U-20s, Guatemala-USA 10 p.m. ESPN Deportes, ESPN3.com, CONCACAF.com
Copa Libertadores, America-Argentinos Juniors 11 p.m. Fox Deportes