MLS Cup playoffs Round One preview and predictions

The captivating 2022 Major League Soccer regular season is behind us, and while we feel for the unlucky fans of the 14 clubs whose campaigns are disappointingly over, we’re energized by a fresh looking postseason field ready to contest the MLS Cup playoffs. Supporters’ Shield winners LAFC and the Philadelphia Union will enjoy a bye … Read more

The ties that bind MVP favorites Mukhtar and Driussi

When Hany Mukhtar turned up in Nashville in January 2020, not many people took notice. The Berlin-born attacking midfielder had signed as Nashville SC‘s first Designated Player the previous August, but upon arriving in the Music City from Danish club Brondby, he was pretty much anonymous. “Three years ago, no one really knew who I … Read more

How all 28 clubs fared in 2022

LAFC surged down the stretch to finish with the best record in the league and take home the Supporters’ Shield. How will they fare in the playoffs? Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The curtain has come down on the 2022 MLS regular season, with 14 teams now preparing to contest the MLS Cup playoffs and another … Read more

Atlanta United’s Santiago Sosa suspended 3 games for using anti-gay slur

Santiago Sosa in action for Atlanta against New England. Andrew Katsampes/ISI Photos/Getty Images Atlanta United midfielder Santiago Sosa has been suspended for three games and issued an undisclosed fine after using an anti-gay slur in his team’s match against the New England Revolution on Oct. 1, MLS announced Saturday. Sosa, 23, is also required to attend … Read more

MLS Decision Day – What’s at stake in the playoff chase

The 2022 MLS regular season has come down to Decision Day, with many playoff places still up for grabs and teams jockeying for seeding in the conference standings. Here’s a look at Sunday’s games: – Stream on ESPN+: LaLiga, Bundesliga, MLS, more (U.S.) Atlanta United FC vs. New York City FC Atlanta United’s playoff hopes … Read more

Must-see games in Premier League, LaLiga, Bundesliga before World Cup

Chelsea‘s 2-1 win over Crystal Palace last Saturday was the first of 13 matches the Blues will end up playing between October 1 and November 12. Most of their biggest English rivals will end up playing 12 matches in that span. 2 Related Borussia Dortmund will have crammed in a DFB-Pokal match, four huge Champions … Read more

MLS Power Rankings – LAFC at top and wins Supporters Shield

It has come down to this. Every Major League Soccer team has played 33 games (except the four in action on Wednesday who have played 32) and Decision Day is upon us (stream Sunday’s matches on ESPN+). The Supporters Shield has been awarded, as has the Wooden Spoon. Nine of 14 playoff spots are spoken … Read more