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MLS 2019: LAFC vs Seattle Sounders

Major League Soccer is in full swing for the 2019 season. After a disappointing loss to Vancouver Whitecaps earlier in the week, Los Angeles...

How Orlando City almost clawed back a result against DC United

Just over half a year after that Wayne Rooney moment, DC United travelled to Orlando City in Major League Soccer. Both teams won their previous matches,...

Why Atlanta’s slump continued at Columbus

Last seasons MLS cup winners Atlanta went bottom of MLS after a 2-0 defeat to Columbus in a game which, despite its terrible conditions,...

Auston Trusty: The next big star out of America?

Auston Trusty is a 20-year-old left-footed central defender playing for the Philadelphia Union in MLS. Having started his footballing career in the USL on an...
Portland Timbers Sporting Kansas City MLS Cup 2018 Tactical Analysis

Why were USA and Chile both left disappointed by their drab 1-1 draw?

Defending Copa America champions Chile faced off against USA in their last friendly before defending their title. The match ended in a 1-1 draw. The USA –...

Analysis: O’Connor’s switch wins it for Orlando City against New York Red Bulls

New York Red Bulls hosted Orlando City last Saturday in Major League Soccer, hoping to continue their winning form after beating San Jose a...
Efrain Alvarez LA Galaxy Tactical Analysis Statistics

Efrain Alvarez: LA Galaxy’s dual national wonderkid

As is true in nearly every case, the ethnicity of a country's national team player pool often reflects the immigrant movements and history of...
Luciano Acosta DC United MLS Tactical Analysis

Analysis: Is Luciano Acosta the next best thing to come out of the MLS?

At just 24 years of age, Luciano Acosta is currently one of the brightest young talents in Major League Soccer. His standout 2018 season...

How did Yankee Stadium pitch size have heavy influence on LAFC vs NYCFC tactics?

New York City FC hosted second-year club Los Angeles FC to the frighteningly cosy confines of Yankee Stadium. The result was a physical 2-2...
Atlanta United Portland Timbers Tactical Analysis

How LAFC’s bold changes dominated despite Portland tenacity

To conclude week two of the 2019 Major League Soccer season, the Portland Timbers travelled to Banc of California Stadium to play Los Angeles...