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Saturday’s MLS capsules: Minnesota ends 4-game skid with win over Houston

Ibson Barreto da Silva and Darwin Quintero each scored to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night and end a four-game skid.


Sounders will have revenge on their minds when they visit expansion team Los Angeles FC

The Sounders opened their Major League Soccer season with a home loss to Los Angeles FC. On Sunday, they meet again – in Los Angeles, in the expansion team’s home …


LAFC’s downtown stadium sets new benchmark for U.S. soccer

Los Angeles’ first new outdoor sports arena in a half-century is opening a mere 18 months after construction began. Banc of California Stadium sits on the former site of the …


Around MLS: LAFC’s successful road trip paves way for stadium opening

LAFC is returning home for the opening of its brand-new downtown stadium. The club had to start with six matches on the road and did surprisingly well, especially for an …


Sounders beat Minnesota 3-1 for first win of season

Gustav Svensson and Bruin scored in a three-minute span midway through the first half and the Sounders won for the first time this season, beating Minnesota United 3-1 on Sunday.


Sibling rivalry helped push Cristian and Alex Roldan into Sounders’ starting lineup

When Alex Roldan joined his brother, Cristian, on the field for the Sounders on Sunday, it marked the first time in recent memory that two siblings have started the same …


MLS capsules: Alexander Ring scores 1st MLS goal, NYC ties Atlanta 2-2

Alexander Ring scored his first MLS goal to help New York City FC to a 2-2 draw with host Atlanta United on Sunday night.


UPDATED: Sun., April 15, 2018, 7:07 p.m.

Sounders pick up long-awaited first point but Sporting KC’s late equalizer keeps them winless

A desperate Sounders team looking to avoid the worst start in franchise history sent out a young brother combination in hopes of generating a spark. Having Cristian Roldan in the …


Sounders need help from young guys as injuries, suspensions mount

With Harry Shipp now added to the list of injured Sounders and Clint Dempsey and Kelvin Leerdam suspended, the team will need its younger players to step up Sunday in …


A look behind murky MLS disciplinary system that took 25 days to further punish Sounders forward Clint Dempsey for red card

Sounders forward Clint Dempsey has been suspended an additional game for a red card handed out 25 days earlier: a delayed decision that’s caused much head-scratching amongst MLS fans ever-frustrated …


Around MLS: Tim Melia’s big day puts focus on KC’s defensive rebound

Tim Melia’s 10-save game has helped answer the critics who had suggested earlier this season that Sporting Kansas City was struggling on defense. Sporting now has two straight shutouts and …


LA Galaxy sign Norwegian striker Ola Kamara to 3-year deal

The LA Galaxy have signed striker Ola Kamara to a three-year contract. Kamara scored 34 goals in the previous two MLS seasons with the Columbus Crew. He joined the Galaxy …


MLS capsules: Orlando City scores 3 late goals to beat Timbers 3-2

Chris Mueller, Sacha Kljestan and Dom Dwyer scored in a late flurry to give Orlando City a stunning 3-2 victory over Portland in Orlando, Florida.


MLS capsules: Atlanta United beats Los Angeles FC 5-0 for 4th straight win

ATLANTA – Miguel Almiron had two goals and one assist, helping Atlanta United beat Los Angeles FC 5-0 on Saturday for its fourth consecutive victory. Atlanta United defender Chris McCann …


Sounders’ Kelvin Leerdam regrets ‘stupid red card,’ says Seattle needs to channel aggression the right way

Sounders right back Kelvin Leerdam says he regrets taking a “stupid red card” on Saturday that left his team shorthanded the majority of a 1-0 loss to the Montreal Impact


MLS capsules: Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores twice in debut, Galaxy down LAFC

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice in his MLS debut and the LA Galaxy defeated LAFC 4-3 on Saturday.


Jeisson Vargas’ goal pushes Impact past short-handed Sounders, 1-0

Jeisson Vargas scored on a point-blank shot in the 60th minute, and the Montreal Impact beat the short-handed Seattle Sounders 1-0.1 Montreal won its second straight after an 0-2-0 start. …


UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 7:59 p.m.

Sounders get some key attackers back, but lose defender Kim Kee-Hee for the next month

The Sounders will get midfielder Nicolas Lodeiro and striker Will Bruin back from injury against Montreal on Saturday, but have lost center back Kim Kee-Hee for the next month to …


MLS capsules: Columbus beats DC United to improve to 3-0-1

Ricardo Clark scored his first goal for Columbus and Cristian Martinez had two assists to help the Crew beat D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio.


UPDATED: Thu., March 22, 2018, 11:37 p.m.

Juventus to play in MLS All-Star Game in Atlanta on Aug. 1

Juventus will play in Major League Soccer’s All-Star Game in Atlanta on Aug. 1.


AP sources: Zlatan Ibrahimovic to leave Man United, join L.A. Galaxy

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has signed a two-year contract with Major League Soccer to leave Manchester United and join the LA Galaxy, two people with knowledge of the deal told The Associated …


MLS Capsules: Montreal defeats reigning champion Toronto

Jeisson Vargas scored four minutes before the intermission to lift Montreal to a 1-0 win Saturday over defending champion Toronto in the Impact’s opener.


MLS Capsules: Atlanta United wins home opener before another record crowd

With another record crowd cheering them on, Atlanta United bounced back from an ugly performance in the season opener.


MLS Capsules: Carlos Rivas nets twice, Red Bulls thrash Timbers

Carlos Rivas scored two goals and the New York Red Bulls opened their MLS season with a 4-0 win over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night.


Around the MLS: New coaches mark new season

Los Angeles FC coach Bob Bradley’s victory over Seattle in the team’s Major League Soccer debut was the second time he’d guided an expansion franchise to victory in its opener. …


MLS capsules: L.A. Galaxy spoils Giovanni Savarese’s Portland coaching debut

Newcomer Ola Kamara and Romain Alessandrini scored two minutes apart in the first half Sunday night and Los Angeles spoled Giovanni Savarese’s Portland coaching debut, beating the Timbers 2-1.


Starring debut: Expansion LAFC beats Seattle 1-0 in opener

Twenty years after he first became a head coach in MLS and led an expansion team to victory on the road, Bob Bradley pulled it off again.


UPDATED: Sat., March 3, 2018, 11:59 p.m.

MLS Capsules: Crew beat defending champion Toronto FC 2-0 in MLS opener

Federico Higuain and Gyasi Zardes scored to help the Columbus Crew beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday, spoiling the defending MLS champion Reds’ home opener.


Sounders believe injury doesn’t alter hopes for season

The Seattle Sounders have already suffered a loss before the 2018 MLS season even begins. Jordan Morris has been lost for the season after tearing a knee ligament. The injury …


Sounders advance in CONCACAF tournament with 4-0 victory

Will Bruin scored in the opening moments of the second half, Nicolas Lodeiro added another, and the Seattle Sounders rolled past El Salvador’s Santa Tecla 4-0 on Thursday night in …