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Vote Marco Fabián for MLS Goal of the Week!
Fabián’s set-piece goal was right off the training grounds as Haris Medunjanin and Kai Wagner set up the Mexican international star for the long-range blast.

MLS News

MLS Power Rankings: Chicago Fire head to the basement after loss to Union
The Union meanwhile, are back in the Top 5.

European, Liga MX clubs pursuing D.C. United’s Paul Arriola
A report from CBS Sports’ Roger Gonzalez says that European and Mexican clubs are interested in the 24-year-old Californian.

MLS expansion side Austin FC name Wolff as first-ever head coach
Wolff, 42, was the assistant coach for D.C. United before moving to the Columbus Crew were he worked as Gregg Berhalter’s assistant for the past five years. Wolff was then hired as Berhalter’s assistant when he took charge of the USMNT.

2019 Leagues Cup: Everything you need to know about the new MLS-Liga MX tournament
Four Major League Soccer teams embark on a brand-new competition this week against a quartet of teams from Liga MX.

LA Galaxy top Xolos, advance to Leagues Cup semis
A LA Galaxy team mostly consisting of reverses and Los Dos regulars managed to hold off Club Tijuana until penalties, and Matt Lampson would be the hero with three saves as LA bested the Xolos 3-2 to advance to the semifinals of the Leagues Cup.

Second-choice Chicago Fire lineup falls to Cruz Azul 2-0 in Leagues Cup
A volley from Roberto Alvarado late in the first half stands as the game-winner. Following a long throw into the box, Alvarado flicked the ball into the air and connected on an acrobatic volley in the 43rd minute.

Crew sign Chris Cadden; loan him for remainder of 2019
Cadden was immediately sent on loan to Oxford United FC of England’s League One, a team which he already joined, and become part of the Columbus roster for the 2020 season.

Scouting Report: What Did We Get With Wilfried Moimbé?
Moimbé has been a journeyman during his career, with stops at eight different clubs in a career dating back to his 2007 cup of coffee as an academy player for Bordeaux. When in the lower leagues, he’s been part of stout defenses and has provided sparks to the attack on the left hand side; however, the skepticism has come when he’s tried his mettle elsewhere.

Rest of the World News

Newcastle sign Joelinton for club record £40m
The 22-year-old Joelinton is the club’s first signing of the transfer window and the first under new manager Steve Bruce, who replaced the departed Rafa Benitez this month.