Latest Carlos Vela News

George Fochive scores go-ahead goal. Timbers beat LAFC 2-1

Sep. 19, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — George Fochive scored the go-ahead goal on a header in the 68th minute and the Portland Timbers beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Sunday night. The Timbers (11-10-4) moved into fifth place in the Western Conference and extended their undefeated streak to...

MLS edges Liga MX on penalty kicks at MLS All-Star Game

Aug. 26, 2021 10:45 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ricardo Pepi grew up straddling the ever-dwindling divide between Mexican and American soccer. The Texas native who mostly watched Mexican teams as a kid is now a first-time MLS All-Star for FC Dallas, and both national teams have been chasing the 18-year-old prodigy's...

Friendliest rivals: MLS, Liga MX meet in All-Star Game in LA

Aug. 24, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Soccer and Liga MX both realize they’re more powerful as partners than rivals. Although many of their best players will face each other Wednesday night in downtown Los Angeles at the MLS All-Star Game, North America's top two leagues...

LA Story: Vela, Chicharito highlight MLS All-Star roster

Aug. 04, 2021 13:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mexican stars Carlos Vela and Chicharito Hernandez, Gold Cup goalkeeping standout Matt Turner and 17-year-old Cade Cowell are among the 28 players on the Major League Soccer All-Star Game roster announced Wednesday. The MLS All-Stars will face a team of...

Dotson scores in stoppage time, Minnesota ties LAFC 2-2

Jul. 29, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hassani Dotson scored in the fifth minute of stoppage time to give Minnesota United a 2-2 tie with with Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night. Dotson slipped a shot from the top of the penalty area inside the post. Carlos Vela scored...

Cifuentes scores, Los Angeles FC ties Vancouver 2-2

Jul. 25, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Cifuentes’ game-tying goal helped Los Angeles FC play the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-2 draw Saturday. Deiber Caicedo struck first for the Whitecaps (3-7-5) in the 25th minute. Cristian Dajome gave the Whitecaps a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute,...

Felipe Mora scores in stoppage time, Timbers beat LAFC 2-1

Jul. 22, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Felipe Mora scored in stoppage time to give the Portland Timbers a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles FC on Wednesday night. Diego Valeri opened scoring for the Timbers in the second minute with his 100th career goal. But LAFC (6-5-3) tied it in the...

Vela, Rossi score as LAFC beats Real Salt Lake 2-1

Jul. 18, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored in the 79th minute and Los Angeles FC beat Real Salt Lake 2-1 on Saturday night. LAFC (6-4-3) has won three games in a row — for the first time since the 2019 season — and four of its last five. Kim...

LAFC hands Austin FC 1st loss at Q2 Stadium

Jul. 07, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — José Cifuentes and Diego Rossi scored and Los Angeles FC beat Austin FC 2-0 on Wednesday night for the expansion club's first loss at Q2 Stadium. LAFC (5-4-3) won its second straight game on the road after not winning away from home in its previous...

Cifuentes scores, LAFC beats Salt Lake 1-0 for 1st road win

Jul. 04, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — José Cifuentes scored in the 69th minute and Los Angeles FC beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday night for its first road victory of the season. Cifuentes finished Eddie Segura’s cross from just behind the penalty spot into the right corner. Carlos...