Latest Carlos Vela News

Araújo, Driussi, Loba top-paid to join MLS during season

Oct. 20, 2021 13:11 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Brazilian winger Luiz Araújo has a $3.6 million base salary after joining Atlanta from Lille and has total compensation of $3,941,667, the highest among players to join Major League Soccer teams during the 2021 season. Argentine forward Sebastián...

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,...