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After big road wins, Portland Timbers looking for same success at home -
The Portland Timbers have gone on the road and earned wins against three of the top teams in MLS over the last two weeks, but the club hasn't had the same success at home

Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer felt heat on social media, stands by decisions made against Portland | The Seattle Times
Fans were questioning when and how Schmetzer used his substitutions.

Portland Thorns rout Houston Dash 5-0 as U.S. Women’s National Team players make return to Providence Park -
The first-place Portland Thorns scored with ease against the Houston Dash throughout the first half Wednesday, netting three goals within the first 20 minutes to put the game to bed. The Thorns (7-2-5, 26 points) went on to coast to a 5-0 win over the Dash (4-6-4, 16 points).

Major League Soccer

Ibra escapes punishment for elbow on El-Munir
LA Galaxy's Zlatan Ibrahimovic has escaped punishment from MLS for elbowing LAFC defender Mohamed El-Munir in last Friday's 3-2 L.A. derby win.

Miguel Herrera leaves open the possibility of someday coaching in MLS |

Inside the VAR process: How the referee review cycle works in MLS
MLS was the first to adopt VAR in late-2017. The system will never be perfect or foolproof but watching the system up close shows how it works.

Braz: The busiest team of summer window? It's Columbus Crew SC |

Have Sounders changed their thinking about a new Designated Player? - Sounder At Heart
Brian Schmetzer seems to suggest team is looking at multiple positions for potential upgrade.

Cat executes perfect run in the channel during RSL-Tigres Leagues Cup game |

D.C. United signs Gordon Wild, former Atlanta United and Maryland soccer player - The Washington Post
Wild will be in uniform for Wednesday's friendly vs. Olympique Marseille. Rookie defender Akeem Ward was waived.

New Houston Dynamo co-owner James Harden celebrates Leagues Cup goal |

Atlanta United plans to honor Founding Members
Though details are scarce, Atlanta United is planning to honor its Founding Members, who are people...

Swope Park Rangers May be Forced Down to Division Three - The Blue Testament
Could a move from the USL Championship to USL League One be in the making?

After making his name in the soccer wilderness, Heber is taking MLS and NYCFC by storm – The Athletic ($)
How a journey to Armenia to jumpstart his career led the Brazilian to excel on NYCFC's front line

LA Galaxy confidence grows with Cruz Azul next in Leagues Cup |

Estudiantes confirms Pellegrini to join Inter Miami | Miami Herald
Argentine club Estudiantes confirmed that 19-year-old winger Matias Pellegrini agreed to join David Beckham’s Inter Miami Major League Soccer team in January 2020.

Andre Reynolds II impresses in Fire debut vs. Cruz Azul in Leagues Cup |

New York City FC: The best team no one is talking about
New York City FC have one of the most talented squads in MLS and will move top of the East if they win their games in hand. And yet, they go quiet. Why?

FC Cincinnati release updated renderings for new training facility |

Lasso loaned to Nashville SC | FC Cincinnati

The Galaxy's correct response to the Leagues Cup | US Soccer Players
Testing the depths of their rosters might be the best response for MLS teams in the Leagues Cup, and that shouldn't change if they advance.

The MLS transfer business is changing | US Soccer Players
The secondary transfer window is now an issue for MLS teams to navigate due to the condensed schedule now used in Major League Soccer.

Alfonso Ocampo-Chavez scores first professional goal, then scores another - Sounder At Heart
Sounders Homegrown Player led Defiance to a 4-1 romp of Las Vegas.

Final offer for Cristian Pavón? - LAG Confidential
GBS sets deadline on a decision this week