MLS Weekend review, MLS teams remember 9/11 and more in today’s links
Saturday Takeaways: What we learned from Week 24’s action
Saturday’s 10-game MLS slate saw the East’s Audi MLS Cup Playoff race heat up, another star-making turn for Tajon Buchanan and a much-needed win for Houston Dynamo FC.
Chaotic Conclusion: LAFC 3, Real Salt Lake 2
An own goal proved to be the difference in a wild late-night Western Conference matchup between LAFC and Real Salt Lake, which saw the Black & Gold take all three points in a 3-2 victory at Banc of California Stadium on Saturday.
FC Cincinnati blanks Toronto FC for season’s first home win
After four defeats and five ties at the 26,000-seat TQL Stadium, FC Cincinnati (4-10-8, 20 points) finally was able to earn a full three points in the first-year venue, putting an MLS-long 12-game overall winless streak (0-5-7) to rest in the process.
MLS and clubs commemorate 20 years since 9/11 with acts of service and moments of remembrance
In observance of the 20-year mark since the tragedy in the United States on September 11, 2001, Major League Soccer and its clubs came together to conduct acts of service to positively impact our communities and remember those lost in the attacks.