The Washington Spirit’s final game at Segra Field this season will be against the league leading Portland Thorns. While Portland’s performances have placed them firmly at the top of the table — level on points with San Diego Wave but with a game in hand — the Spirit, for a multitude of reasons, have struggled to find their stride all season. Portland have scored the most goals in the league (34) and allowed the second fewest (13), and golden boot leader Sophia Smith has scored in her last five NWSL starts, including a brace in three of her last four. Finding any semblance of a stride versus this opposition is a daunting task.
MLS football giants New York Red Bulls (NYRB) have signed New York Red Bulls II defender Juan Castillo ahead of the MLS football clash with Charlotte FC this weekend.
New York Red Bulls have signed young defender Castillo to a short-term loan deal in time for him to feature against Charlotte FC. Hosts Charlotte are at home to New York Red Bulls in the MLS football match scheduled to take place on Saturday. Continue reading “NYRB SIGN CASTILLO ON SHORT-TERM DEAL”
How good does it feel to get back to winning ways? Especially when you achieve a 0-1 shutout victory over 2,500 away from home at LA Galaxy. With Orlando City SC achieving their first ever MLS win in Carson, Oscar Pareja‘s side are bouncing into their second West Coast game in just two weekends – this time at Portland Timbers.
Memories of that frustrating 1-2 home loss to FC Cincinnati have now faded. Especially considering that Facundo Torres scored his first Lions goal last Saturday. Heading home Ercan Kara‘s first Orlando City SC assist in only the ninth minute, City hung tough in the Southern California sunshine. Facing 19 LA Galaxy attempts in total, Antônio Carlos was colossal in a backs to the wall encounter.
Continue reading ” STATS PREVIEW: PORTLAND TIMBERS VS ORLANDO CITY”
Manchester United defender Phil Jones has joined his teammates Nemanja Matic and Juan Mata as potentially likely candidates to transfer to the United States Major League Soccer this summer, according to a lot of reports from various sources. The former England international central defender, prior to his return to the United first team, had been out of action for several months as a result of a major injury he suffered in 2020. The injury opened a path to other further injury problems and they all combined to stop him from playing football for quite a long time. However, with the help of Olé Gunnar Solksjaer and the United team of doctors, he was brought back to full fitness and was re-instated into the first-team as a result.
Continue reading “REPORTS: JONES COULD MOVE TO THE MLS THIS SUMMER”
Portland Timbers sealed a place in the Western Conference final thanks to the slender victory over Colorado Rapids in the semi-finals. Timbers booked a final spot thanks to the 1-0 away win over Rapids when the two teams met at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado on Thursday.
Continue reading “TIMBERS SEAL WESTERN CONFERENCE FINAL SPOT”