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MLS to meet Mexican league counterparts in All-Star Game

Jun. 09, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — It will take place more than a year later than originally scheduled, but a match between the top players in Major League Soccer and Mexico's Liga MX is on. The two leagues announced Wednesday that the MLS All-Star Game will be played Aug. 25 at Banc...

Tajouri-Shradi breaks late tie, 10-man NYFC beats LAFC 2-1

May. 29, 2021 19:26 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi broke a tie in the 90th minute and New York City FC came from behind in the second half for a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles FC on Saturday. Jesús Medina scored his fifth goal of the season in the 70th minute for NYCFC (3-2-2),...

Rossi scores twice in first half, LAFC beats Rapids 2-1

May. 23, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diego Rossi scored twice in the first half and Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a two-game losing streak. Michael Barrios scored for the Rapids, who had won three straight. LAFC was buoyed by...

MLS-leading Sounders beat LAFC 2-0 to improve to 5-0-1

May. 16, 2021 23:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Xavier Arreaga and Brad Smith scored second-half goals and the MLS-leading Seattle Sounders beat Los Angeles FC 2-0 on Sunday night. Arreaga opened the scoring in the 57th minute, redirecting João Paulo’s corner with a header inside the right post. It...

Carlos Vela is MLS's highest paid player at $6.3 million

May. 13, 2021 13:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Los Angeles FC attacker Carlos Vela is Major League Soccer’s highest paid player this season, with $6.3 million in total compensation, including $4.5 million in salary. LA Galaxy forward Javier “Chicharito” Hernández is second at $6 million, all...

Cincinnati FC set to debut new stadium Sunday

May. 12, 2021 17:58 PM EDT

The first of three new stadiums in Major League Soccer throws open its doors on Sunday. FC Cincinnati will host Inter Miami at TQL Stadium, the team's new $250 million home. The exterior of the 26,000-seat stadium is covered with LED lights that make for something of a...

Chicharito, dos Santos lead Galaxy to 2-1 victory over LAFC

May. 08, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Not only has Javier “Chicharito” Hernández regained his scoring touch, he has also become a bit of a soothsayer. The LA Galaxy superstar told Jonathan dos Santos before Saturday's rivalry game against Los Angeles FC that he was going to assist...

Chicharito hopes to face Vela in this year's 1st El Tráfico

May. 07, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Javier “Chicharito” Hernández will be participating in his first El Tráfico but it remains to be seen whether he will be facing close friend Carlos Vela. The LA Galaxy and LAFC — whose stadiums are only 12 miles apart — have the first of...

Fagundez, Stuves help Austin beat winless Minnesota 1-0

May. 02, 2021 00:30 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Diego Fagundez scored for the second consecutive game, Brad Stuver had his second career clean sheet and Austin beat Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Expansion Austin (2-1-0) has won back-to-back games after a 2-0 loss to LAFC in the...

Baird, Pasher score; LAFC ties Dynamo 1-1

May. 01, 2021 18:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Los Angeles FC’s Corey Baird and the Houston Dynamo’s Tyler Pasher scored within a couple minutes in a 1-1 tie on Saturday. Baird opened the scoring for LAFC (1-0-2) with a left-footed shot in the 55th minute. At the end of the build-up, Mark Anthony...