LAFC gained a measure of revenge for its 2018 playoff loss by beating RSL, 2-1, in stoppage time. Read the whole story
Saturday, March 23
FC Dallas 2 Colorado 1. (Barrios 35, Hollingshead 82; Smith 69. Att,: 14,514.)
NY Red Bulls 0 Orlando City 1. (Kljestan 73. Att.: 15,108.)
Philadelphia 3 Columbus 0. (Accam 31, 41, Ilsinho 48. Att.: 15,125.)
LAFC 2 Real Salt Lake 1. (Rossi 40, Zimmerman 90+2; Kreilach pen. 34. At.: 22,023.)
"I would look at [Adams' return to Leipzig] more as a collaboration in terms of setting out a long-term plan for the player with the club, identifying what our schedule is for the upcoming year, and
saying, 'OK, we understand that you're in the middle of trying to qualify for the Champions League, we understand the importance for you. Here's what's important for us. Let's see what kind of
arrangement we can come to.' It's important communicating with the clubs, and in this case it was able to work out."
-- U.S. national tream coach Gregg Berhalter on the decision to let 20-year-old Tyler Adams skip the USA-Chile game on Tuesday and return to RB Leipizig, where he has emerged as an influential player in his first three months at the Bundesliga club. (ESPN FC)
In Portland Timbers 2's 3-1 win over Las Vegas, the Colombian scored after controlling the ball with his back to the goal. Read the whole story
1. Real Salt Lake broke its MLS record when it started six academy products in its 2-1 loss to LAFC. Aaron Herrera and Brooks Lennon have started all four games
for RSL. Sebastian Saucedo, Donny Toia, Erik Holt and Tate Schmitt also started. Holt and Schmitt both made their MLS debuts in the game for RSL, which was missing four starters who were on
national team duty or suspended.
2. FC Dallas played six Homegrown players in its 2-1 win over Colorado. Five started, including 18-year-olds Edwin Cerrillo and Jesus Ferreira, who both made first MLS starts, and 17-year-old Thomas Roberts came off the bench to make his MLS debut and assist on Ryan Hollingshead's late winner.
3. Cade Cowell, 15, scored in his debut for the San Jose Earthquakes with their lone goal in a 2-1 loss to Mexico's Monterrey in a friendly at Avaya Stadium. Cowell, the fourth-youngest signing in MLS history, entered the game early in the second half.