Five MLS teams already feeling pressure heading into Week 2
With just one round in the books, there are already a handful of teams under some amount of pressure to break into the 2020 win column. Which clubs should be feeling the most heat heading into the weekend?
Rapids sign goalkeeper William Yarbrough
The 30-year-old ‘keeper has spent his whole career playing in Mexico. He was born in Mexico, but represents the United States through his parents and has earned three caps with the USMNT.
Atlanta United acquires forward JJ Williams
The 22-year-old 6’3” JJ Williams is a Montgomery, Alabama native but played youth soccer at Vestavia Hills Soccer Club in Birmingham. Drafted by the Columbus Crew with the 18th pick of the 2019 MLS SuperDraft after playing 3 years with the Kentucky Wildcats.
FC Dallas signs Reggie Cannon to a new four-year contract
The 21-year old signed with FC Dallas as the 18th Homegrown on Dec. 22, 2016 and has appeared in 71 FC Dallas matches across all competitions, recording three goals and four assists.
Gio Reyna on USMNT: “I will only play for the United States”
The 17-year-old American, whose parents are USMNT legend Claudio Reyna and former USWNT player Danielle Egan Reyna, also was eligible to play for Portugal as a result of possessing a Portuguese passport through Claudio’s mother.