Team of the Matchday: Atlanta United, LAFC & St. Louis CITY own the moment
Matchday 3 was especially fruitful for Atlanta United, LAFC and St. Louis CITY SC – meaning their imprints are all over the ensuing Team of the Matchday presented by Audi.
HOW ACQUIRED: Signed on loan from Villarreal using Targeted Allocation Money on Jan. 2, 2019. Acquired on a permanent transfer and signed to a multi-year Designated Player contract on December 11, 2019.
A winger with an eye for goal, the Earthquakes and head coach Matias Almeyda saw Espinoza become one of the best wingers in MLS in 2019 and that continued in 2020.
OUTSIDE MLS: Espinoza most recently played on loan for Boca Juniors in 2017-18. He made his debut for Argentinian club Huracan at 17-years-old and earned a transfer to Villarreal in 2016, and has spent time on loan at Alaves and Real Valladolid before Boca.