Week 17 of the 2022 Major League Soccer season started in Seattle with the Sounders and LAFC drawing 1-1 on national television. Albert Rusnak scored for Seattle in the 58th and LAFC's Cristian Arango equalized in the 79th minute. In another LA vs Cascadia matchup, the Galaxy came back to draw 1-1 with Portland. Yimmi Chara put the Timbers up in the 38th minute with Dejan Jovelic equalizing in . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 17, 2022) US Soccer Players - MLS emerges from what constituted an international break this weekend. Since the league leaves it up to individual clubs whether they want to sit out the break entirely, there were games here and there. However, for the most part, teams took advantage of the time to reset and regroup. The pause in the thick-and-fast schedule . . .
Friday's soccer news starts with FIFA announcing the 16 stadiums that will host games during the 2026 World Cup. Toronto's BMO Field and Vancouver's BC Place for Canada, Guadalajara's Estadio Akron, Mexico City's Estadio Azteca, and Monterrey's Estadio BBVA Bancomer for Mexico, and Arlington's AT&T Stadium (Dallas), Atlanta's Mercedes-Benz Stadium, East Rutherford's MetLife Stadium (New . . .
Thursday's soccer news starts in Major League Soccer. The New England Revolution and Orlando City drew 1-1 at Gillette Stadium. Carles Gill put New England up in the 22nd minute with Robin Jansson equalizing for the Revs in the 35th. New England put three of its nine shots on goal to Orlando's five from 13. "I think they started the game really well," New England forward Jozy Altidore said of . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (June 15, 2022) US Soccer Players - Big-name players coming to Major League Soccer, particularly to Los Angeles, are not uncommon. Every season seems to add to a list that includes icons of the game. It's no surprise that these big names have normally been attacking players. Goals and goalscorers, after all, sell tickets and create a buzz. LAFC is trying to make a . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 15, 2022) US Soccer Players - It happened again. New York City Football Club said goodbye to a head coach in the middle of the season. On Monday, Ronny Deila left defending MLS Cup champions NYCFC midway through his third season in charge to become the coach of Standard Liege in the Belgian Pro League. Assistant Nick Cushing takes over on an interim basis and . . .
Monday's soccer news starts with the MLS results. Charlotte shutout the New York Red Bulls 2-0 at home to open the abbreviated weekend schedule. Ben Bender scored in first-half stoppage time and Derrick Jones doubled the lead in stoppage time. Charlotte goalkeeper made one save to keep the clean sheet. Nashville and San Jose finished scoreless at GEODIS Park. Both teams finished with six shots . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 8, 2022) US Soccer Players - Most successful MLS teams have an identity. It could be a particular way of playing, or a physical edge that gives them an advantage. Maybe it's a leg up that comes from a bigger budget or a super productive academy. Real Salt Lake is known for developing talented players but doesn't get the current day academy accolades of the . . .
By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON, DC (June 3, 2022) US Soccer Players - Equal records don't necessarily make for equal teams. Still, in a league famous for unbalanced schedules there's something to learn from three teams in the same conference with identical records a third of the way through the season. Three teams in the East entered the international break with four wins, four draws, and five . . .
By Luis Bueno – RIVERSIDE, CA (June 1, 2022) US Soccer Players - As is commonplace during the summer now as the league has evolved, Major League Soccer will mostly take a break during the June international window. That break is great for some teams. For others, it could disrupt their momentum. So while the USMNT and the rest of Concacaf play friendlies and start the Nations League, MLS teams will . . .