With 28 teams, the 2022 MLS season kicked off in February, with the regular season ending on October 9th. The 2022 season includes the addition of Charlotte FC as an expansion club, bringing the league to 28 teams. A year after the Austin debut, a new group appeared in MLS. New York City FC entered the season as defending champions by defeating the Portland Timbers in the 2021 MLS Cup. From 2010 to 2018, 28 club championships reached at least the quarter-finals of the MLS Cup playoffs each season. The first league game (known as the MLS Cup) was won by DC United (based in Washington, D.C.), and that club and LA Galaxy have won the most league titles, with four championships each.

None of the leading football leagues in the United States – MLS and NWSL – is 40 years old. One of the reasons the MLS is so important is because there was no outdoor professional football league after the North American Football League broke up in 1985. However, all you have to do is watch last season’s Orlando playoffs to see that anything can happen in MLS. Since joining the league, the NYCFC has had fantastic regular seasons repeatedly, even setting MLS records for scoring and goals but disappearing early in the playoffs. The last time the current leagues took part in the MLS Cup playoffs – 28 clubs, Zlatan Ibrahimovic, led the company, which was only two years ago, but it’s a lifetime for this club. It’s fair to point out the inexperience of the couples and the adjustment period required in the leagues, but the reality is that for a team with such high aspirations as the current 28 club leagues, this type of production will not work.

Jesus Ferreira has been an essential component of FC Dallas’ success in 2022, and his performance on Saturday was no exception. Following a strong move from the left, the attacker found a pocket of space within the box to finish the right-footed shot into the top corner of the goal. The player netted his eighth goal of the season to earn a point against Sporting Kansas City and move into the second position in the Major League Soccer Golden Boot competition.

The selection of a starting goalie is as important as a team’s defensive structure or strikers in order for them to be competitive in the MLS. While there are other criteria to determine which shot stoppers are the greatest, the two most important are a team’s overall record and a keeper’s goals-against average. The finest in the Eastern Conference are the Philadelphia Union. However, in the fight for the Supporters’ Shield, they are behind Western Conference leaders LAFC. Andre Blake of the Union earned MLS Goalkeeper of the Year in 2020 and has been around the top of the league’s rankings since. This season, the Jamaican international has surrendered six goals in nine games.