VANCOUVER — The Vancouver Whitecaps are quickly cementing their status as a second-half team. Tied 1-1 heading into extra time against FC Dallas, centreback Ranko Veselinovic – who had pushed forward in attack – was brought down for the penalty in the 92nd minute. Striker Lucas Cavallini stepped up, and despite his own admitted up-and-down history with penalty kicks, buried the chance to seal the 2-1 win and claim his third goal of the season. “I knew once we got the penalty, I was going to take
It put the Toffees one ahead of Leeds who have hit the headlines in recent weeks thanks to reckless challenges from Dan James and Luke Ayling which both resulted in early baths. Dirty Leeds and Lampard's Louts may be out in front when it comes to straight reds but are do they lead the way in horror tackles? It wouldn't be a red card piece without Granit Xhaka being a part of it. The Arsenal man has seen red in the Premier League on four occasions and has also picked up 50 bookings since his move from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruben Gabrielsen and Diego Fagúndez scored, propelling Austin FC to a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles FC Wednesday night. The victory came despite LAFC's Carlos Vela becoming the third-fastest player in MLS history to reach 100 combined goals and assists. Vela scored on a penalty kick in the 86th minute, giving him 62 goals and 38 assists in 98 regular-season matches. Sebastian Giovinco (95 games) and Robbie Keane (96 games) reached the mark faster than Vela. The win is Austin's