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Mexico faces early World Cup exit against Saudi Arabia

Nov. 29, 2022 09:05 AM EST

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Mexico is going to have to suddenly find goals — and perhaps even several of them — to extend its knockout-round streak at the World Cup. Mexico has reached the round of 16 at the last seven World Cups, tied for the longest current streak with Brazil. But in...

With World Cup on horizon, Bale comes up big for LAFC

Nov. 05, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even at less than 100%, Gareth Bale can still make a huge impact on a game. The Welsh superstar showed during Saturday's MLS Cup final between Los Angeles Football Club and the Philadelphia Union that he shouldn't be underestimated going into the World Cup. ...

LAFC claims 1st MLS Cup title with shootout win over Union

Nov. 05, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A weary Carlos Vela reluctantly checked out of the MLS Cup final in the 97th minute, giving way to Gareth Bale in a tense 2-2 game. Los Angeles FC's first player and longtime captain had no idea this epic final had only begun to exhaust him and everybody else...

Best vs best: MLS Cup final pits LAFC, Philadelphia Union

Nov. 04, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Soccer’s playoff system rarely rewards the league’s best regular-season teams with the championship celebration they would get in most other top domestic leagues. This season, the identity of the league's best team will be crystal-clear when the...