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The MLS report: the worst week

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The best team in MLS history couldn't end the league's failures with Chivas extending Liga MX's dominance in the Champions League. Here's the story and that and the best of the rest from a wild week in MLS.

Jimmy Maurer on the uncertainty of life in the lower divisions

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By Charles Boehm – WASHINGTON, DC (Apr 20, 2018) US Soccer Players - It's not often that you see an American player make his top-flight professional debut at age 29. It's even rarer for a player to arrive at that milestone via a path like Jimmy Maurer's.

A supplemental draft pick of the New York Red Bulls way back in 2011 after a solid NCAA career at South Carolina, the Georgia native didn't get much of a chance on his first introduction to MLS.

The MLS report: Laundry week

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It's time for the recap of the week that was in MLS. We take a look at a marquee matchup, some clean sheets, and how the Union's next opponent fared.

MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 6

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There were plenty of big goals and some even bigger saves through the MLS weekend as several results surprised and stunned throughout the league.

Tim Melia shined to lead Sporting KC past the LA Galaxy. (READ)

Despite being down two goals in the 80th minute, Orlando City stormed back to earn a win over the Portland Timbers.

FC Dallas snatches late draw against Rapids

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For most of Saturday's Western Conference showdown at Toyota Stadium, it looked like FC Dallas was going to see their unbeaten run to the start of the MLS season come to an end. Cristian Colman had other ideas, playing the hero off the bench.

The 24-year-old Paraguayan came on as a second-half substitute and headed in an equalizer in the 89th minute to give FC Dallas a 1-1 draw against the Colorado Rapids.

Kellyn Acosta, Jesse Gonzalez back to training with FC Dallas

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FC Dallas continued their bye-week training for the second time in 2018, but received some good news for the weeks ahead.

After missing the start of the new campaign, midfielder Kellyn Acosta and star keeper Jesse Gonzalez returned to training on Wednesday. Both players had been dealing with injuries which kept them out of the team's opening three matches of the season.

News roundup: Curtin’s presser, Nova beat Syracuse, LA derby crowned El Tráfico

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Plus where to watch Saturday's Union game, Bob Bradley interview, Russia, and more.

The MLS report: Matchday 3

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It was a colorful weekend in MLS with a shade of sky blue and some reds sprinkled in. PSP's MLS recap is here.

Sounders vs. FC Dallas: Community player ratings form

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A return to MLS play didn't seem to cure what ails Sounders.

After crashing out of COCACAF Champions League, the Seattle Sounders returned to MLS play with hopes of getting things back on track. Instead, Clint Dempsey picked up an early red card and it was all down hill from there.

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What will we learn in MLS week 3?

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By Jason Davis – WASHINGTON DC (Mar 16, 2018) US Soccer Players - MLS might be a league of parity, but three weeks into the season not all games are even. A few might have more to teach us than others. Injuries, midweek games for Concacaf Champions League participants, and unusual conditions will play a role in the results and how we parse them.

Around the Forest: Christen Press to Houston? Not So Fast..

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Also: ATLUD gets monkey of it's back vs DC United, Adrian Heath returns to Orlando, a break down of week 2 of MLS and more!

Portland Major League Soccer

MLS announces GA Cup brackets, schedule | Club Soccer | Youth Soccer
Major League Soccer today announced the details for the 2018 Generation adidas Cup hosted by FC Dallas, which kicks off its 11th iteration on Friday, March 23 at the Toyota Soccer Center at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, Texas.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for March 1-4, 2018

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Houston Dynamo’s 4-0 defeat of Atlanta United kicked off the 2018 Major League Soccer season on American television with 469,000 viewers tuning into Univision’s coverage of the match. Viewership saw an 8% decrease from 509,000 for Los Angeles Galaxy vs FC Dallas last year.

FOX Sports 1 saw an even bigger drop with their two matches averaging only 174,000 viewers, down over 40% from their first two broadcasts of 2017.

Most-watched soccer games on US TV for March 1-4, 2018

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Houston Dynamo’s 4-0 defeat of Atlanta United kicked off the 2018 Major League Soccer season on American television with 469,000 viewers tuning into Univision’s coverage of the match. Viewership saw an 8% decrease from 509,000 for Los Angeles Galaxy vs FC Dallas last year.

FOX Sports 1 saw an even bigger drop with their two matches averaging only 174,000 viewers, down over 40% from their first two broadcasts of 2017.

MLS Week 1: The SBI Breakdown

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Let's get it out of the way early: it's only Week 1. There are so many ways to react and overreact to the first game of an MLS season but, at the end of the day, the "overreact" part is usually the most prevalent.

You can certainly learn some things, though, from a season debut, even if those things many not necessarily be true for the long haul.

Portland Timbers

Timber Cruise: Portland Timbers 3, New York City FC 0

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Well that was unexpected.

Coming into Sunday afternoon, NYCFC was near-universally regarded as the best team in MLS to date, and had showed the ability to compete with — and largely dominate — excellent opposition on the road. The Portland Timbers, on the other hand, were off to a poor start that raised significant questions about the backline and the team's ability to see out a full 90-minute performance.

Portland Timbers at Chicago Fire: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [3:00]

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The Portland Timbers are still on the road, but after a shocking start to the season, the side come into today's match against the Chicago Fire with some optimism.

A 2-1 loss to the then Zlatan-less LA Galaxy followed by a 4-0 blowout at the hands of a New York Red Bulls academy side had Timbers fans in a dark place as new head coach Giovanni Saravese struggled to put his stamp on the side.

Scouting Report: Portland Timbers at Chicago Fire

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The Portland Timbers got back on track last weekend with an ice-breaking draw at FC Dallas. Before that, however, there were genuine causes for concern as the Timbers looked largely lost on their way to two straight season-opening defeats, one of which was by a heavy margin to a second-choice opponent.

Portland Timbers no longer pointless after 1-1 draw at FC Dallas

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The Portland Timbers put in an organized performance in today's 1-1 draw at FC Dallas, bringing home their first point of the 2018 MLS season despite going a man down late in the match thanks to a brilliant strike from Sebastian Blanco.

Giovanni Saravese made significant changes to his starting lineup after two long weeks off for the Timbers, changing five of their eleven starters from the disastrous 4-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls in their last run out.

FC Dallas splits points with 10-man Timbers

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Both FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers entered Saturday's clash in need of some momentum, but the two Western Conference contenders settled for a split of the points instead.

Roland Lamah and Sebastian Blanco each scored a pretty goal apiece, leading their teams to a 1-1 draw at Toyota Stadium.

FC Dallas versus Portland Timbers: Coverage Hub

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The Portland Timbers continue their season-opening road trip Saturday against FC Dallas. After a week off following two disappointing losses, the Timbers seem to have more questions to answer than they did in week one. What tactical adjustments has Gio Savarese made? How much have the players' mindsets changed?

Portland Timbers at FC Dallas: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [12:30]

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After an early off week, the Portland Timbers are back at it today and have headed south to continue their season opening road trip at FC Dallas.

Following on the back of two opening performances that could best be described as first concerning and then unbearable, the Timbers come into today's match hoping to have turned around their slow start to the year.

Philadelphia Union

Player ratings: FC Dallas 2-0 Philadelphia Union

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The Union had their worst display of the season so far. How low can the player ratings go?

News Roundup: Union lose, MLS goal frenzy, and Morocco surprisingly unprepared

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Also- Serie A is interesting, US Soccer tries to fix the NCAA, coaching rumors, and ... Ken Tribbett?

Game Thread: FC Dallas 2 Philadelphia Union 0 full time

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Two subs scored for FC Dallas to send the Union home with another loss on the road

Full Time

This tweet from Nick Youngstein manning the Twitters for us tonight sums it up. Total garbage, indeed.

93rd: Union, in these kits, look like Real Madrid.

News roundup: Union alums, presidential tweets, and a Wembley friendly

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Ahead of the Union's flight to Frisco, here's the last roundup of the week.

Seattle Sounders

Match preview: FC Dallas vs. Philadelphia Union

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As the Union head to Texas to face FC Dallas, Nick Fishman takes a look at what to expect Saturday evening in Frisco. Is this the week Philly rights the ship?

Paxton Pomykal undergoes successful knee surgery

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FC Dallas midfielder Paxton Pomykal will miss some time after a knee operation.

Pomykal underwent successful surgery on Tuesday to remove damaged tissue in the meniscus of his right knee.

He is expected to miss four-to-six weeks as he recovers.

The 18-year-old FC Dallas Academy graduate has appeared in one match this season as a substitute.

News roundup: Herbers interview, Martino on U.S. Soccer run, USWNT drama

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Plus Union Academy action, MLS signing & trades, #SaveTheCrew prediction, more.

FC Dallas cruises past 10-man Sounders following Dempsey dismissal

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Fresh off their CONCACAF Champions League loss to Chivas de Guadalajara, the Seattle Sounders laid an egg against FC Dallas.

An early Clint Dempsey red card and a ruthless FC Dallas performance were more than enough in a 3-0 win over the reigning Western Conference champions. The win is is FC Dallas' first of the young season while the Sounders slump to 0-2 in MLS play.

Sounders at FC Dallas: Living gamethread

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JOEtv/Univision-Seattle at 2 p.m.; watch with us.

FC Dallas hosts an exhausted and damaged Seattle Sounders squad at Toyota Stadium on what should be a cool, cloudy evening in Frisco, Texas. Both teams are no longer in the CCL. Dallas fell to Tauro FC of Panama in the Round of 16. Seattle's trip to Chivas Guadalajara meant losing a starting quality forward in each round of the continental championship.

International Friendlies

Four Sounders called up for international friendlies

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No surprises as we learn who will go globetrotting to play for their countries while Seattle has a bye week.

After the FC Dallas match, most of the Seattle Sounders have a week off to rest and recuperate, but Cristian Roldan, Roman Torres, Gustav Svensson and Jordy Delem will be heading off to join their respective national teams during the FIFA international break.

David Guzman, Andy Polo Called Up to International Friendlies

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Will miss next match against FC Dallas

Portland Timbers Football Club today confirmed the call ups of midfielders David Guzman and Andy Polo to the Costa Rican and Peruvian national teams, respectively. Both nations will play friendlies on March 23rd and 27th, meaning Guzman and Polo will be unavailable for the Timbers' March 24th MLS fixture against FC Dallas.

The Rest

Union vs. FC Dallas: Preview, projected lineups, and how to watch

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The Union will look to improve their scoring and traveling woes when they take on undefeated FC Dallas on Saturday night.

The Union will look to bring their four-game winless streak to an end when they take on FC Dallas this evening. The Texas side are still undefeated through five matches, largely because they've allowed only three goals all season.

Jacori Hayes showing he's more than just a Kellyn Acosta fill-in

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. When FC Dallas announced in late February that Kellyn Acosta would miss up to two months following a sports hernia surgery, the big question was question was whether 2017 first-round pick Jacori Hayes could bridge the gap until the star midfielder returned.

The 22-year-old Wake Forest graduate has been more than adequate over FC Dallas' unbeaten five-game stretch to start the 2018 season, starting every game and going the full 90 minutes in four of them.

Revs look to extend unbeaten streak to five, host undefeated FC Dallas

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New England has lost their last seven matches vs FCD, including two at home.

The last time New England defeated FC Dallas, there was a guy on the Revs' bench who, during his MLS debut one month earlier, had scored his professional goal. Although he didn't take the pitch against the team originally known as the Dallas Tornado, the Revs' first-ever Homegrown player — Diego Fagundez — has, as they say, come a long way.

Six Degrees: A Step In the Right Direction

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Timbers 1, FC Dallas 1

Thanks to Saturday's 1-1 draw in Dallas, the Timbers have finally earned a point. They are no longer the worst team in MLS.

1) In terms of actual soccer, the biggest story going into Saturday's game was Diego Chara's return to the starting lineup.

Rose City Forecast 3: FC Dallas vs Portland Timbers

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Welcome back to the third iteration of the 2018 Rose City Forecast, where you can predict the Timbers' results in the upcoming game.

We all know what happened last time out, so I'm not going to rehash it here, except to say the Timbers lost 4-0. Brutal. Moving on.

Alas, I'm still a college student, and I just finished up finals week, so I haven't had a chance to update standings.

Following midweek CCL elimination, FC Dallas finds late goal to seal home draw against RSL

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Following a midweek CONCACAF Champions League elimination, FC Dallas was bailed out by a late goal in a season-opening draw.

Real Salt Lake came into Toyota Stadium led for a bulk of the match thanks to a goal from Joao Plata. However, a late deflected goal from Maxi Urruti saw the hosts seal a 1-1 draw.

2018 MLS Western Conference preview: Uncertainty for teams on the playoff bubble

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There's a lot of "could be good, could be bad" in the West's middle tier

The 2018 MLS season hasn't started yet, but it was fairly easy to figure out who would struggle in the Western Conference. It also wasn't too hard to figure out who the top sides will be. What's not as easy to sort out is the fate of everyone else, because there are a lot of big variables with each team.