Primer Plano | Buscando la clave del éxito para forjar a un campeón con Pep Guardiola

Primer Plano | Buscando la clave del éxito para forjar a un campeón con Pep Guardiola

Primer Plano: Pep Guardiola

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PRIMER PLANO es la serie de reportajes especiales de En esta entrega, el Editor Asociado de, Diego Pinzón, analiza qué tan viable es la adaptación del método alemán en el fútbol, particularmente el de Estados Unidos, utilizando a Pep Guardiola - entrenador del Bayern de Múnich - como la principal variable.

Combinado de Fuerzas Básicas de la MLS iguala 0-0 ante la sub23 de Portland Timbers

Combinado de Fuerzas Básicas de la MLS iguala 0-0 ante la sub23 de Portland Timbers

La acción el Partido de las Estrellas de la MLS en la cancha arranco este lunes con el partido de las Fuerzas Básicas Chipotle.

Los mejores jugadores de las fuerzas básicas de la MLS se enfrentaron a la sub-23 de Portland Timbers en un duelo que tuvo mucha acción pero que termino en un empate a cero goles, en el amistoso disputado en el Providende Park la noche del lunes.

All-Star: Inaugural Chipotle Homegrown Game represents a big stride for youth development

Homegrown Game an important benchmark in development, says MLS coach Mondelo

PORTLAND, Ore. – Highlighting the growth of MLS, US and Canadian player development is one of the most widely-discussed topics in North American soccer today.

As the league grows and the US national team continues to become a player on the international stage, club academies and youth national teams have become of the focal point of that bottom-to-top approach. And MLS director of player programs Alfonso Mondelo said there’s no reason why the Chipotle Homegrown Game can’t be a part of that development – even if it is a fun part.

All-Star: Sporting KC goalkeeper Jon Kempin gets his chance to shine in Chipotle Homegrown Game

With no goals to be found, SKC's Kempin takes chance to shine in Homegrown game

PORTLAND, Ore. – With not a goal to be found in the inaugural Chipotle Homegrown Game, it was a night for the goalkeepers to shine.

And MLS Homegrown ‘keeper Jon Kempin, who came on in the second half Monday night at Providence Park, shined the brightest. The Sporting Kansas City product came up with two diving saves to preserve the scoreless draw against the Portland Timbers U-23s and received the game's MVP award for his efforts.

All-Star: New York Red Bulls' Thierry Henry believes Franck Ribery, Thomas Muller don't get enough credit

Who are Henry's favorite players in the world today? They play for Bayern

PORTLAND – When New York Red Bull star Thierry Henry takes the field on Wednesday night against Bayern Munich — possibly his last MLS All-Star Game — he'll go up against two of the soccer players he admires the most on the world stage.

MLS Homegrown Players 0, Portland Timbers U-23 0 | Chipotle Homegrown Game Match Recap

HGP 0, POR23 0: Timbers' youth stands tall against Homegrowns

PORTLAND – MLS All-Star Week's on-field action got underway Monday as the league's top Homegrown products took on the Portland Timbers’ U-23s in the inaugural Chipotle MLS Homegrown Game, which featured plenty of action but no score as the two sides played to a scoreless draw on a steamy evening at Providence Park.

All-Star: Re-live the Men in Blazers live show at Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square

RE-LIVE: Men in Blazers take on the Rose City with special All-Star guests

The "Men In Blazers" had a grand old time in Portland's Pioneer Courthouse Square on Monday night, entertaining fans packed in at the city landmark with over an hour of their trademark wit, and plenty of special guests, from local hero Will Johnson to US women's national team star Alex Morgan.

All-Star: DeAndre Yedlin remains open to Seattle stay as transfer negotiations continue

Yedlin open to Seattle "stay for good" but right situation is most important

DeAndre Yedlin and Tristan Bowen celebrate

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The DeAndre Yedlin transfer saga rumbles on, but at this point all he can do is sit back and wait.

The 21-year-old Seattle Sounders right back was linked with a move to Europe after a breakout World Cup with the United States men’s national team, with Italy’s AS Roma believed to be close to securing a deal.

WATCH: MLS & Bayern players take part in AT&T MLS All-Star Game Press Conference

WATCH: MLS All-Stars & Bayern preview the Big Game

On Monday afternoon, the official pregame press conference for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game took place.

Bayern Munich went first, and the German champions were represented by manager Pep Guardiola and players Julian Green, Franck Ribery, and Robert Lewandowski.

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