COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Cucho Hernandez and Yaw Yeboah scored in the first half and the Columbus Crew held on to beat defending champion LAFC 2-1 on Saturday to win their third MLS Cup. The Crew added the title to their championships in 2008, when they beat the New York Red Bulls, and 2020, when they defeated the Seattle Sounders. Columbus lost to the Portland Timbers in the 2015 title game. Only the L.A. Galaxy (five) and D.C. United (four) have won more titles. Los Angeles was looking to become
Columbus Crew defeated LAFC at Lower.com Field to win their third-ever MLS Cup, and their eighth-ever major trophy.
SAO PAULO (AP) — No player of Brazil's Santos team will wear the number 10 jersey made globally famous by the late Pelé as long as the club plays in the country's second division, the new club president said Saturday. Marcelo Teixeira, elected on Saturday as Santos' president, said he made the decision as a tribute to the club's biggest star, who died on Dec. 29 at 81 due to colon cancer. “Until Santos is back in Serie A, which is its standard, we will not play with the number 10 shirt,” said Te
The German champions had not conceded five goals in the opening 60 minutes of a Bundesliga match since 1975.