The 2019 MLS season just ended so of course we're already thinking of the future. Here are our bold guesses as to what next year holds.
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MLS MVP Carlos Vela preferred to stand aside for the 2018 World Cup, but the 30-year-old denies that his career with El Tri is definitely over.
LAFC forward Carlos Vela has been voted MLS MVP, the league announced on Monday.
The field for Major League Soccer's MVP is as star-studded as ever. Here's who should win among Ibrahimovic, Vela and Martinez.
So close to a Supporters' Shield/MLS Cup, LAFC will now be lumped in with the other teams who couldn't get the job done in the MLS Cup playoffs.
The Seattle Sounders pulled off a 3-1 upset of LAFC with two Raul Ruidiaz goals to eliminate the Supporters' Shield winners from the MLS playoffs.
For the most part, Major League Soccer's Western Conference playoffs have gone according to form.
MLS said it is monitoring the situation related to the wildfires currently raging ahead of Tuesday's Western Conference final.
Carlos Vela was one of three LAFC players to make this season's MLS Best XI, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic was the sole representative of LA Galaxy.
The greatest final four in MLS playoff history? The conference finals feature the regular season's best team, plus the last three MLS Cup winners.
LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic grabbed his crotch in a showdown with an LAFC fan after his Galaxy side lost in the MLS Western Conference semis.
In the brief history of this rivalry, LAFC has blown leads against LA Galaxy in all manner of ways. Thursday's win was the payoff.
Carlos Vela and Adama Diomande each scored twice as LAFC beat Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy for their first win in the El Trafico rivalry.
After amassing an MLS-record 72 points in just their second year of existence, there seems to be no reward for LAFC as they face LA Galaxy.
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|Atlanta United FC||34||18||4||12||+15||58|
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|New England Revolution||34||11||12||11||-7||45|
|Columbus Crew SC||34||10||8||16||-8||38|
|Orlando City SC||34||9||10||15||-8||37|
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|Real Salt Lake||34||16||5||13||+5||53|
|Minnesota United FC||34||15||8||11||+9||53|
|San Jose Earthquakes||34||13||5||16||-3||44|
|Sporting Kansas City||34||10||8||16||-18||38|