In the ongoing 2018 CONCACAF Champions League, Major League Soccer teams are ahead of their La Liga MX counterparts going into the last eight. The three MLS teams defeated their Mexican rivals in the opening leg of the games. And they are expected to finish off the start in the return leg.
Seattle Sounders have announced that Preki will be their new assistant coach for the 2018 season. The announcement was made last Friday. This is a great move by Seattle Sounders as Preki is a former MLS coach of the year after he won the title with Sacramento in 2015.
He unexpectedly left Sacramento in 2016 after a good season, and it was expected that he was going to move to England and work in the Premier League. However, he will disappear from the radar until last Friday where the announcement has been made.
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Major League Soccer (MLS) side Toronto FC have broken a two decade old points’ record hull by a club. The top flight side achieved the feat with a 2-2 draw against Atlanta United. The draw pushed The Reds to 69 points total, moving them a point above the record 68 points set by Los Angeles Galaxy in 1998 for most points in a single season.
Toronto reached the 69 points hull in 34 games, a lull compared to LA Galaxy’s 68 points in 32 games. The Galaxy even lost points as games went to a penalty shootout in the case of a draw. They lost out in the shootout twice and were not awarded any points.
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After failing to bring Major League Soccer to the Twin Cities state of Minnesota, Real Estate titans Mark Wilf and his brother Zygi together with their cousin Leonard Wilf has joined the franchise bidding team of Nashville.
The Wilfs lost out on the earlier bidding of who gets the nod to join MLS next season as BillMcGuire’s Los Angelessqueaked through MLS board’s scrutiny. The Real Estate moneybags however do not appear to back down from earning a seat at the high boards of an MLS franchise squad and appear to have turned their ship towards the Music City.
Nashville is one of the 12 cities vying for the four spots on the offing from MLS chief Don Garber and his team. In a list that includes Sacramento, Cincinnati, San Diego, Phoenix, San Antonio as well as St. Louis, Detroit, Tampa, Charlotte, Raleigh/Durham, N.C., and Indianapolis, bringing franchise soccer to the capital city of Tennessee was always going to be arduous. Continue reading “WILF FAMILY STRENGTHENS NASHVILLE’S MLS FRANCHISE BID”
After having played 18 MLS matches, Colorado Rapids have positioned themselves at the 10th spot of the Western Conference and taking into consideration that there are only 11 teams competing, it´s not the best position to be located in.
Colorado Rapids is a team that during the 2016 season, they managed to secure the 2nd spot and seeing them dropping into the lower section of the MLS standings is a fairly surprising thing to see.
Something that has recently affected the team of Pablo Maestroni is the large amount of games that they have had to play during the month of June.
Staring from June 3 until June 27, Colorado Rapids had to compete in 6 matches. During that time-lapse of 24 days, the squad of Pablo Maestroni played 6 high-level games which is 1 match every 4 days.
The head coach of Colorado Rapids has recently talked about the burden that it has been to play so much as the 40 year old Argentinean head coach said: Continue reading “Pablo Maestroni hopes his team can get healthy in the break”