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In his new role, Vagenas will oversee all soccer activities of the LA Galaxy, LA Galaxy II and Galaxy Academy, including player acquisition, scouting and management of the club’s coaching staffs.
The need to win is something Drogba has made a point of emphasis to his Impact teammates, many of whom had fond memories of reaching the 2014-15 CONCACAF Champions League final, at least until he gave them his perspective on their 4-2 loss to Club America.
But for TFC’s American internationals, Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore, a pair of stinging defeats have left some bruises.
Keane, 36, signed with the Galaxy as a Designated Player on Aug. 15, 2011 and helped the team capture that year’s MLS Cup trophy in partnership with Landon Donovan and David Beckham.
Howard “has returned to Colorado for further evaluation and to determine treatment plans,” stated the federation’s press release.
Schmetzer, who has been involved with the Seattle soccer scene since joining the NASL incarnation of the Sounders as a player in 1980, took over the team at the most turbulent point in their MLS history and helped right the ship, guiding the team to the playoffs after a brutal start to the season.
Boosting the Galaxy’s chances of breaking down Colorado’s vaunted defense is Robbie Keane, who could get the start after coming off the bench to make his return from injury on Wednesday.
While the Dynamo were testing the waters with interim head coach Wade Barrett after Owen Coyle’s departure in May, Cabrera was leading the Dynamo’s USL affiliate, Rio Grande Valley FC, to a second-place finish in the Western Conference in their debut season.
Both rosters are stacked. In red: Sebastian Giovinco, Michael Bradley and Jozy Altidore. In blue: David Villa, Andrea Pirlo and Frank Lampard.
The Galaxy advanced past the Western Conference Knockout Round Wednesday night with a 3-1 win over Real Salt Lake at StubHub Center, propelled by a first-half brace from Emmanuel Boateng and a goal from Alan Gordon.
For a team that hasn’t lost since July 3 across all competitions, it remains to be seen if the Red Bulls will again fall before reaching the MLS Cup final.
For Beckerman, who has been with Real Salt Lake since 2007, this season indicated progress, as they once again qualified for the playoffs after finishing ninth in the Western Conference last season. He also spoke about driving that further next season.
“It makes me happy to see the way I’m performing is being noticed around the league,” Lodeiro said. “To know that the performance I’m putting out on the field is being noticed and being helpful.”
Portland Timbers – The 2015 MLS Cup Champion has been eliminated, no longer a2016 playoff contender. Bradley Wright-Phillips gets golden boot
One area Arena said his team must improve is their defense on set pieces