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Major League Soccer kicks off with all eyes on Lionel Messi & Co. at Inter Miami

Feb. 19, 2024 12:57 PM EST

Messi Mania returns to Major League Soccer as Lionel Messi embarks on his first full season with Inter Miami. But this year, there’s a twist. Inter Miami signed Luis Suarez in the offseason, reuniting the two close friends. The pair, along with former Barcelona...

Messi and Miami are grabbing the attention in Major League Soccer's Eastern Conference

Feb. 19, 2024 12:18 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA UNION 2023 RECORD AND FINISH: 15-9-10, 4th in the East, lost in the conference semifinals to FC Cincinnati. COACH: Jim Curtin. KEY PLAYERS: Alejandro Bedoya, James Blake. Julian Carranza. OUTLOOK: The Union have reached the...

Laurent Courtois hired as head coach of Montreal's Major League Soccer team

Jan. 08, 2024 14:57 PM EST

MONTREAL (AP) — Laurent Courtois was hired as head coach of Montreal's Major League Soccer team on Monday after two seasons as head coach of Columbus Crew 2 in the third team MLS Next Pro. The 46-year-old Courtois replaced Hernan Losada, who was fired on Nov. 9 after Montreal...

Crew race to 2-goal lead in 1st half, hold on to beat LAFC 2-1 for 3rd MLS Cup

Dec. 09, 2023 19:53 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cucho Hernandez and Yaw Yeboah scored in the first half and the Columbus Crew held on to beat defending champion LAFC 2-1 on Saturday to win their third MLS Cup. The Crew added the title to their championships in 2008, when they beat the New York Red Bulls,...

Dénis Bouanga leads LAFC into the MLS Cup final against the Crew

Dec. 08, 2023 12:54 PM EST

When LAFC advanced to last season's MLS Cup final, Dénis Bouanga was still finding his way on a new team and in a new country. Bouanga was still important to the team's finish and run in the playoffs last year, but this season's Golden Boot winner is far more comfortable as he aims...

MLS commissioner says 2023 was undeniably the Year of Messi but season also had other high points

Dec. 08, 2023 12:33 PM EST

The 2023 Major League Soccer season was undeniably the year of Lionel Messi. The World Cup champion and eight-time Ballon d'Or winner arrived at Inter Miami this summer and changed the league. Sales of pink No. 10 jerseys spiked, subscriptions to MLS games on Apple TV surged and...

Crew stun FC Cincinnati with 3-2 victory in OT to advance to MLS Cup Final

Dec. 02, 2023 21:44 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Christian Ramírez scored in the 115th minute and the Columbus Crew rallied from two goals down to beat top-seeded FC Cincinnati 3-2 on Saturday night to advance to the MLS Cup Final. Columbus (17-9-9), which has won two Cups in three previous trips to the final,...

Columbus Crew ask minimum $421 for individual tickets vs. Messi and Miami next season

Nov. 28, 2023 12:56 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Crew are asking a minimum $421 list price for individual tickets for next season's Major League Soccer home game against Inter Miami and Lionel Messi. The $421 seats are located behind the end line in the bottom deck at Lower.com Field, according...

Cincinnati rallies past Union 1-0, will face Crew in Eastern Conference Final

Nov. 25, 2023 23:28 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie defender Yerson Mosquera scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, Roman Celentano had four saves and FC Cincinnati set up an all-Ohio Eastern Conference Final with a 1-0 victory over the Philadelphia Union on Saturday night. Cincinnati...

Crew beat Orlando City 2-0 in OT to advance to Eastern Conference Final

Nov. 25, 2023 21:23 PM EST

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Christian Ramírez scored three minutes into the first half of two 15-minute extra periods and the Columbus Crew advanced to the Eastern Conference Final with a 2-0 victory over Orlando City on Saturday night. Columbus (17-9-9) snapped a league-record streak of...