*With several current and former MLS players on the squad, including Andy Najar, Honduras begins a set of World Cup tune-ups tonight at RFK Stadium against Turkey (8 p.m., beIN Sports). Organizers are anticipating up to 20,000 spectators.
[Related: Capsule preview of the Honduras-Turkey friendly.]
*Last night Mexico defeated Israel 3-0 at Azteca, a friendly that served as a testimonial of sorts for Cuauhtemoc Blanco, 41, who played in three World Cups. Video of the goals:
*D.C. United received a favorable draw — Tauro of Panama and Waterhouse of Jamaica — in the group stage of the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League, which will begin in August. The winners in each of the eight three-team groups will advance to the quarterfinals. [Complete draw results]
*The U.S. Open Cup third-round match between the Charleston Battery and Orlando City under-23s went to 14 rounds — yes, 14 — of a penalty kick tiebreaker, with the amateur side from Florida executing the upset. [Shootout video] For complete results and round-of-32 matchups involving MLS clubs, click here.
*Brutal night at the box office for first-division soccer: Chivas USA announced 3,702 against the Portland Timbers — the lowest turnout in league history for a regular season match — while NWSL games in Boston and New Jersey drew a combined audience of 2,300. Chivas’ season average is down to 7,882.
*In NWSL, former Virginia Tech forward Jazmine Reeves recorded a hat trick in Boston’s 4-1 victory over Portland.
*A tremendous trick-shot ad by McDonald’s …
… and another ESPN World Cup promo: