With just three weeks remaining in the MLS Regular Season, the jockeying for playing spots and seeding is getting intense on the road to MLS Cup 2020.
Darwin Quintero and Darwin Cerén scored and the short-handed Houston Dynamo beat FC Dallas 2-0 on Wednesday night.
Pedro Santos had a goal and an assist for Columbus as the Crew tied FC Dallas 2-2 Saturday night and moved into a tie for first place in the Eastern Conference.
It’s Week 15 of the MLS season, where teams now have single-digit games remaining to play before it all comes to a head on Decision Day (November 8th live on FS1), ahead of the final sprint toward MLS Cup 2020, December 12th live on FOX Sports.
Pedro Gallese had his second MLS shutout and Orlando City played a man down for the final 20-plus minutes in a 0-0 tie with FC Dallas on Sunday night.
It’s week 13 in MLS, which kicks off with a remarkable 13-game slate on Wednesday night as every team is in action, moving past the halfway point of their seasons and getting into the business end of the chase for spots in the MLS Cup Playoffs.
Ryan Hollingshead scored in the 86th minute, Franco Jara had two goals and FC Dallas beat Sporting Kansas City 3-2 on Saturday.
Franco Jara and Andrés Ricaurte scored to help FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Saturday night.
Kevin Molino scored twice, Mason Toye added his first goal of the season and Minnesota United beat FC Dallas 3-1 on Wednesday night.
Fabrice-Jean Picault and Jesus Ferreira scored goals 1:28 apart and FC Dallas beat Minnesota United 3-1 on Saturday night.
The second week of the re-started MLS regular season, like all of professional sports at the moment, took an unexpected turn this week.
Major League Soccer players boycotted five games Wednesday night in a collective statement against racial injustice.
The Houston Dynamo outshot FC Dallas 17-7 in a scoreless draw Friday night.
This particular weekend sees some of the best rivalries MLS has to offer taking center stage on FOX Sports.
The owners of FC Dallas came to the defense of player Reggie Cannon after he expressed disgust at the fans who booed players who knelt during the national anthem — and then faced a backlash on social media that included threats.
FC Dallas got its season back underway Wednesday night at home in Frisco. But it was disrupted by fans who booed the players for kneeling during the national anthem.
FC Dallas returns in front of fans in Frisco.
For the first time since March, FC Dallas played at Toyota Stadium with fans in the stands.
After 50 games spanning an entire month, 143 goals scored (at a healthy average of almost three per game), and endless uses of the word “bubble”, the MLS Is Back Tournament finally reaches its conclusion.
The beer company is partnering up with MLS to give fans a chance to win the ultimate game-day experience.