If the San Jose Earthquakes and Seattle Sounders played in the Eastern Conference, each would sit well above the red line – cruising with a comfortable No. 4 seed.
But this year's Western Conference is an intense competition, and these two teams are tied for the West's No. 6 seed (38 points), with the Quakes holding a game in hand on the Sounders.
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Major League Soccer is in its 20th season and that means teams that have been around from the start have played quite a few times.
As it turns out, one of the games that is featured during Heineken Rivalry Week has been the one MLS fans have seen the most over the last 20 years.
The New York Red Bulls and D.C. United have faced off a total of 78 times, the most in MLS history. D.C. United hold the decided edge in the series, winning 40 of their 78 games against New York, with 12 games ending in a draw.
Another weekend of MLS action threw up some surprising results, none more so than the San Jose Earthquakes win over D.C. United.
Deux sujets principaux sont au centre de l’émission de la semaine (également disponible ici) : les dernières semaines de la saison régulière et le tourbillon autour des débuts de Didier Drogba à Montréal. En détails :
LES DERNIÈRES SEMAINES DE LA SAISON RÉGULIÈRE
We've passed the halfway mark of the 2015 MLS season, and that can only mean one thing: it's time to scrap to stay above the red line.
With three months to go in the regular season, all 20 teams still have at least an outside chance of finishing in the top six places in their respective conference and thus keeping their MLS Cup hopes alive.
In the leadup to the 2015 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, MLSsoccer.com will celebrate Major League Soccer's 20th season with a series of articles and videos about the first two decades of the league's history. This is a look at some of the records that have been set over the league's first 20 seasons.
Most Goals, Career: 144, Landon Donovan
It’s about time MLS watchers started talking about Aaron Maund.
Maund began the season as Real Salt Lake's fourth-string center back, but lately he’s been playing out of his mind, providing a steady presence in the center of defense.
All it took was a little bit of rhythm.
Vancouver Whitecaps' Carl Robinson urges team "to prove people wrong," end tradition of summer slumps
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Whitecaps get back on the pitch on Saturday against the New York Red Bulls (7 pm ET; TSN2 in Canada, MLS LIVE in US), refreshed and re-energized after a bye week and some vacation time away with their families.