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LA Galaxy extend Cristian Pavón’s loan through 2020

Nov. 18, 2019 6:01 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy have picked up their contract option to keep Argentine forward Cristian Pavón through the 2020 season. The Galaxy announced the widely anticipated move Monday to retain the 23-year-old Pavón, who joined the club in August from Boca Juniors. Pavón had three...

Galaxy, Zlatan Ibrahimović mutually part ways after 2 years

Nov. 13, 2019 5:30 PM EST

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — You’re welcome and goodbye, Los Angeles. Zlatan Ibrahimović and the LA Galaxy are officially parting ways after two eventful seasons, the 38-year-old Swedish superstar and the club announced Wednesday. “I came, I saw, I conquered,” Ibrahimović wrote on...

Beckham’s Miami team to play MLS home opener March 14

Nov. 13, 2019 1:35 PM EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — David Beckham’s new MLS team will play its first home match against his former club. Inter Miami officials announced Wednesday that the club's home debut will be March 14 at 2:30 p.m. against the LA Galaxy. That means Inter Miami will begin its inaugural season on the...

US women to open Olympic qualifying in Houston in January

Nov. 7, 2019 5:02 PM EST

HOUSTON (AP) — The World Cup champion U.S. women's team will head to Houston in January to open the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The United States is hosting the tournament, which will take place from Jan. 28 to Feb. 9. Joining the United States in Group A is Costa Rica, Panama and Haiti. Those...

LAFC's Carlos Vela named MLS MVP after record 34-goal season

Nov. 4, 2019 4:28 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela won Major League Soccer's most valuable player award by shredding scoring records and captaining Los Angeles FC to the best regular season in league history. Vela plans to stick around because he wants to do even more for LAFC next year. Vela accepted the Landon Donovan MVP...

Sounders upset league-best LAFC 3-1 to reach MLS Cup final

Oct. 30, 2019 1:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Los Angeles FC had the best regular season in Major League Soccer history, the 2-year-old club had never been this deep in the playoffs. The tough, tested Seattle Sounders go deep almost every year, and they'll get to play for another championship after a vintage display of...

Ibrahimovic gives no clues about future after playoff loss

Oct. 25, 2019 6:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic's future is unlikely to be known for at least a few weeks now that his season is over. The Swedish superstar dazzled Major League Soccer with 31 goals and led the LA Galaxy to the playoffs for the first time since 2016. His goal of winning an MLS Cup was denied,...

Vela leads LAFC past Zlatan's Galaxy for 1st playoff win 5-3

Oct. 25, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Amid every unprecedented feat during Los Angeles FC's stellar season, one deficiency glared. Carlos Vela and his teammates had never managed to beat the LA Galaxy in a rivalry series that has been sizzling for its entire two-year history. With LAFC's season riding on the end of that...

Alex Morgan, Servando Carrasco expecting baby girl in 2020

Oct. 24, 2019 10:04 AM EDT

U.S. national soccer team star Alex Morgan and husband Servando Carrasco are expecting their first child. Morgan and Carrasco, who is a midfielder for the LA Galaxy, made the announcement Wednesday on social media. They posed with a sign that read: "Adding 1 more to the Fam ... April 2020 Baby Girl." Morgan, who...

Sounders advance to West finals with 2-0 win over Salt Lake

Oct. 24, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nick Rimando did all he could for the first hour in an attempt to prolong his career for one more game and frustrate the Seattle Sounders. Gustav Svensson finally found the breakthrough and with it began the eventual end to the career for one of the best goalkeepers in MLS history. "We know...