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Kreis’ revenge & an unbeaten falls: What you may have missed in MLS Week 8
With 12 games on tap, including 2017’s first midweek contest, there was no shortage of MLS action to be had in Week 8, including some hard-earned away wins and big results for the league’s two expansion teams. Read more
Strong defense leading Orlando City SC to the top of MLS | Expected Goals
Orlando City SC have been the best team in MLS so far this season, collecting 15 points in six games for an average of 2.5 points per game. No other team is averaging more than 2.33. Much of the credit will be given to the goalscoring of Cyle Larin,... Read more
WATCH: Ivan Rakitic and Sebastian Giovinco feature on goals of the week
Ivan Rakitic and Sebastian Giovinco feature as we recap the best goals of the week from around the world. The Barcelona midfielder scored a beauty in the Clasico as the visitors secured a thrilling 3-2 win against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. Toronto FC star Giovinco is one of... Read more
Paul Merson’s predictions: Chelsea face Southampton and Tottenham
Paul Merson is back to predict the midweek Premier League fixtures, including Chelsea v Southampton, Crystal Palace v Tottenham and Man City v Man Utd. The midweek round of games features three eye-catching encounters, live on Sky Sports, starting with the Premier League leaders Chelsea against Southampton on Tuesday,... Read more
Weekend grades: Alan Smith offers his verdict on the weekend’s Premier League and FA Cup games
Did your team live up to expectations this weekend in the Premier League or the FA Cup? We’ve asked former England, Arsenal and Leicester striker Alan Smith to give each side a grade based on their performance in the weekend’s fixtures. So, who finished top of the class? Did... Read more
Parchman: Orlando City look like the real deal after win at NYCFC
Before we go anywhere on the trail toward Orlando City’s early-season ascendance in 2017, let’s clear one boulder out of our pathway first. Jason Kreis’ Orlando City is not Jason Kreis’ Real Salt Lake. This is one point in particular Kreis is no doubt likely to make relatively clear... Read more
Armchair Analyst: Nobody knows anything & more from Week 8 in MLS
Week 8’s edition of MLS gave us something most had been waiting for since waaaay back in in early March: Both of last year’s MLS Cup participants finally started to look like the teams they were expected to be in 2017. Read more
Sweet revenge and an unbeaten falls: What you may have missed in MLS Week 8
With 12 games on tap, including 2017’s first midweek contest, there was no shortage of MLS action to be had in Week 8, including some hard-earned away wins and big results for the league’s two expansion teams. Read more
MLS round-up: Ashley Cole scores own goal as LA Galaxy lose again
Former England international Ashley Cole scored an own goal as Los Angeles Galaxy’s tough start to the MLS campaign continued with a 3-0 loss to Seattle Sounders. Clint Dempsey put the Sounders ahead in the 29th minute before Cole put through his own goal six minutes later. Jordan Morris... Read more
Commentary: Nick Rimando’s recent performances raising eyebrows
In the 58th minute on Saturday, an injured Nick Rimando walked off the field at Rio Tinto Stadium to considerable applause from Real Salt Lake fans. It was the first match Rimando was substituted out since before the 2010 season, and any time the longtime No. 1 has to... Read more