LAFC is designed to compete for silverware while nurturing talent for the next level. That will be tested by some likely big departures in 2021.
The 2021 MLS season is underway, and with several clubs welcoming fans into the stands, the soccer world was treated to some sorely missed tifos.
Week 1 of the 2021 MLS season is in the books, which means fresh Power Rankings! The Sounders came out strong to open the year. Look out, league.
Lucas Cavallini's goal handed the Vancouver Whitecaps a 1-0 win on Sunday night over the Portland Timbers in Sandy, Utah.
The Columbus Crew opened defense of its Major League Soccer title with a 0-0 tie against the Philadelphia Union on Sunday.
Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez recorded his first two-goal performance of his MLS career as the LA Galaxy rallied to beat Inter Miami.
Sporting KC scored a pair of goals in back-to-back minutes to defeat NYRB 2-1 in the season-opening battle of original MLS clubs on Saturday.
The Colorado Rapids and host FC Dallas played to a scoreless draw on Saturday in the season-opening match for both teams in Frisco, Texas.
Brendan Hines-Ike and Russell Canouse scored goals as D.C. United knocked off New York City FC 2-1 on Saturday in the season opener for both teams.
Gustavo Bou scored in the 27th minute as the New England Revolution rebounded from an early deficit to draw 2-2 with Chicago Fire on Saturday.
Randall Leal scored the equalizer just beyond the hour mark and Nashville SC rallied for a 2-2 draw with FC Cincinnati in Saturday's season opener.
Corey Baird stepped up to help LAFC's hobbled attack as the hosts defeated expansion Austin FC 2-0 on Saturday in the MLS opener for both teams.
A miscommunication between Carlos Vela and Bob Bradley led to the former MLS MVP getting subbed off early in LAFC's 2-0 win against Austin FC.
All-time Atlanta United leading scorer Josef Martinez made his first league appearance in more than a year in United's draw vs. Orlando City.
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