MLS Preseason tracker: Matches, highlights, scores & news updates as they happen (February 1)
The first all-MLS match of the 2014 preseason wrapped on Saturday night as Portland and Sporting KC tied 1-1 in Tucson, Ariz. Catch all the other news and updates from MLS training camps below. And for the entire February preseason, schedule click here.
TSHUMA STYLE: Caleb Porter raved about Schillo Tshuma after picking him 17th in last month's SuperDraft, and the rookie out of Maryland showed us why with his late equalizer against Sporting. Portland's coach breaks down the game.
CHAD BARRETT OR RUSSELL WILSON? The Seattle Sounders did a bit of Super Bowl simulation with a game of flag football. Good news if you're a Seattle fan: The Seahawks won. And according to Sigi Schmid, Chad Barrett is a decent quarterback.
NEW FACE IN COLORADO: The Rapids have Ghanaian holding mid Reuben Ayarna in the team's preseason camp in Commerce City. The Boston College alum has spent the past five seasons in Sweden but is currently out of contract.
JAMAICAN SENSATION: ICYMI, Andre Lewis is in Vancouver Whitecaps camp. So for the time being, that settles one 'Caps offseason saga. And the Jamaican SuperDraft pick – who could join the team on loan or transfer from the New York Cosmos – is over the moon to be in Vancouver.
DUDE, WHO'S OUR COACH? The Columbus Crew waded through a rain-soaked day of training in Bradenton, Fla., that included an intra-squad scrimmage. Check out who was coaching the team in the green vests....
BEACH BUMS: Saturday was officially listed as an off-day for the Impact, who are still in Montreal. But when the beach calls, you just gotta go.
— Patrice Bernier (@pbernier10) February 1, 2014
HOMEGROWN AWAY FROM HOME: FC Dallas are currently on the other side of the earth – literally. Here's a snap from Moises Hernandez's Instagram feed of FCD's seven Homegrown players hangin' at the training pitch in Abu Dhabi. Click here for more photos from the club's trip to the UAE.
FARRELL GETS A SURPRISE: Last year's No. 1 overall SuperDraft pick got some unexpected news before Friday night's match against Swedish side Malmö. The Revs would tie the match 1-1.
WHETTING THE APPETITE: They can't wait for the first game of the preseason at the Fire. Here's a look at the field where it will happen on Sunday vs. Florida Gulf Coast University. And Chicago-Fire.com is streaming it live.