Carlos Vela is a Mexican professional footballer who captains and plays as a winger for MLS club LAFC.
PARIS - Paris Saint-Germain looked shaky as they completed a 5-2 aggregate victory against Barcelona to reach the Champions League quarterfinals, but keeper Keylor Navas kept them afloat when their demons resurfaced.
On the stroke of halftime on Wednesday, Barça had a penalty that could have put them 2-1 up and two goals away from forcing extra time after a 4-1 defeat in the first leg at the Camp Nou. A repeat of the 2017 "remontada”, when Barça beat PSG 6-1 to overturn a 4-0 first leg defeat in the last 16, seemed more than just a pipe dream.
The selection process for the Canadian team competing at this month's Concacaf men's Olympic qualifying tournament may have been hampered by Covid-19 and other issues but head coach Mauro Biello remains confident in his squad.
Nine Toronto FC players were on the provisional roster but, due to positive Covid-19 tests at the MLS club's training camp, none made the 20-player squad named on Wednesday that will compete in the March 18-30 tournament in Guadalajara, Mexico.
Premisa 1: El Campeonato Mundial de fútbol se juega cada dos años. Premisa 2: El nombre oficial de los certámenes de fútbol que se disputan cada dos años son: la Copa Mundial de la FIFA y los Juegos Olímpicos. Conclusión: El mundo entero se paraliza cada dos años por el evento deportivo más popular del globo terráqueo, el concilio ecuménico del fútbol.
The excitement is building towards a pair of USMNT friendlies scheduled for the end of the month with the locations of the fixtures (Austria and Northern Ireland) dictating appearances from the European-based players who’ve helped supporters move beyond the last World Cup qualifying debacle.
The USMNT and El Tri are considering Efraín Álvarez for the Concacaf Olympic qualifiers. The player who was runner-up in the World Cup with the U-17 Tricolor is on the preliminary rosters of both teams, which will be looking for a ticket to Tokyo 2021 in March.
18-year-old LA Galaxy midfielder Efrain Alvarez played for USMNT at U15 level, and Mexico at U15 and U17 level.He's been named in both nation's preliminary rosters for Olympic qualifying.
El América no ganó ningún trofeo en el 2020 y los directivos decidieron desprenderse de Miguel Herrera antes del inicio del torneo Guardianes 2021. En enero, Santiago Solari fue nombrado como el nuevo técnico del equipo y está demostrando que los entrenadores extranjeros pueden adaptarse rápidamente a la Liga MX.
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El delantero de las Chivas de Guadalajara, Oribe Peralta, ha estado muy lejos del nivel que alguna vez demostró con el América, pues sus números lo colocan en una muy mala posición para ser la solución en el ataque del Rebaño Sagrado.
Oribe no anota un gol desde el 31 de enero del 2020 cuando lo hizo desde el punto penal ante el Atlético de San Luis. Desde ese momento, suma más de un año sin marcar con su actual equipo.
MUNICH, Germany - Hosts Bayern Munich had to battle back from two goals down to rescue a 3-3 draw against strugglers Arminia Bielefeld on Monday and had their lead at the top of the Bundesliga cut to five points.
Four days after lifting the Club World Cup for a sixth title in less than nine months, Bayern crashed back to Bundesliga reality with Bielefeld racing to a 2-0 lead in the first half.
Scoring a goal against Mexico is a dream for every American soccer player. Clint Dempsey’s 57 goals for the USMNT is tied for the most in history, but none of those 57 came against America’s rival down south.
When Dempsey stepped up to take a penalty against El Tri in 2013, every fan expected him to bury it, right? This wasn’t the case, as one of the greatest players in U.S. history lasered his shot six yards wide of the goal. Why would Dempsey do this? We have a pretty good idea.
Date: Sept. 10, 2013