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LAFC hopeful Bale can join club within a couple weeks

Jun. 26, 2022 19:58 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful...

Arango, Palacios score in LAFC's 2-0 victory over Red Bulls

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios scored three minutes apart in the second half as Los Angeles FC pulled away for a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. MLS-leading LAFC improved to 10-3-3 with its fourth shutout of the season and capped a...

Blanco makes PK when Rapids keeper debuts, Timbers win 3-0

Jun. 26, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastián Blanco converted a tiebreaking penalty kick in first-half stoppage time just after 19-year-old goalkeeper Abraham Rodriguez made his Major League Soccer debut in place of injured William Yarbrough, and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday...

Room's four saves help Columbus earn 0-0 draw with RSL

Jun. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Eloy Room finished with four saves to help the Columbus Crew earn a scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Zac MacMath had two saves for Real Salt Lake (8-4-5). Real Salt Lake took 11 shots, five more than Columbus (4-5-6). RSL had...

Driussi, Hoesen help Austin salvage 2-2 draw with Dallas

Jun. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi and Danny Hoesen scored late in the second half to help Austin FC rally for a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday night. Austin (8-4-4) trailed 2-0 when Driussi found the net in the 72nd minute. Driussi's ninth goal of the season pulls him...

Úlfarsson, Quintero, Clark lead Houston past Chicago 2-0

Jun. 25, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Thorleifur Úlfarsson and Darwin Quintero scored first-half goals and Steve Clark made them stand up in the Houston Dynamo's 2-0 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday. Úlfarsson picked up his second goal of the season when he found the net in the 23rd minute for...

Vassilev lifts Inter Miami to 2-1 win over Minnesota United

Jun. 25, 2022 22:19 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Indiana Vassilev came off the bench and scored two goals in the final three minutes of regulation to rally Inter Miami CF to a 2-1 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday. Vassilev took a pass from Bryce Duke and scored the equalizer for Inter Miami...

Bruin sparks Sounders to 3-0 victory over Sporting KC

Jun. 25, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Will Bruin staked Seattle to an early lead, Jordan Morris and Cristian Roldan added second-half goals and the Sounders breezed to a 3-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday. Bruin took a pass from Roldan and scored on a header in the 8th minute to give the...

AP source: Gareth Bale signs with MLS leaders Los Angeles FC

Jun. 25, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles FC has reached a deal with Welsh forward Gareth Bale to move to Major League Soccer after his departure from Real Madrid, a person close to the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke Saturday on condition of anonymity because the details of...

Turner doesn't play in MLS finale as Revs top Minnesota 2-1

Jun. 19, 2022 23:36 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Matt Turner sat the bench for his final game with the New England Revolution before his transfer to Arsenal, a 2-1 victory over Minnesota on Sunday. The 27-year-old, the leading contender to start for the United States in the World Cup, signed with New...