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MLS W2W4: Lodeiro, Pity headline superstar showdown in Seattle

MLS teams are returning to full strength following the conclusions of the Gold Cup and Copa America, and a pair of matches on ESPN this weekend should provide plenty of entertainment, with the Seattle Sounders hosting Atlanta United, and D.C. United facing the New England Revolution. Also, north of the border, rivals Toronto FC and the Montreal Impact will clash for the first time this season.

Superstar showdown in Seattle

Transfer rumors always add an extra layer of intrigue to proceedings, and...

Atlanta title defense back on track after offseason of change threatened to derail campaign

ATLANTA -- Before the start of the 2019 Major League Soccer season, Atlanta United were riding high. And for good reason.

While the 2018 MLS Cup winner lost head coach Tata Martino and spark plug Miguel Almiron in the offseason, it replaced that duo with former Ajax manager Frank de Boer and Pity Martinez, the reigning South American Footballer of the Year who joined the Five Stripes for a reported MLS-record $17 million. A preseason 7-1 destruction of the Seattle Sounders and 2-2 draw with...

MLS shopping lists: Who needs what in the summer transfer window?

The summer transfer window in MLS is now open, and there are assuredly some teams in the market for reinforcements. Here is a breakdown of who might be looking for what.

Atlanta United | Third in East

Atlanta coach Frank de Boer has not hidden the fact that the Five Stripes will be active this summer, and they got an early start by signing Emerson Hyndman on loan from Bournemouth. He's a versatile midfielder who should plug in nicely into the Atlanta starting XI. Adding some full-back depth would...

MLS Power Rankings: LAFC reassert their title credentials

A schedule filled with midweek games stretched the resources of teams across Major League Soccer this round, leading to silly mistakes that really shouldn't happen.

We here at MLS Power Rankings wouldn't know anything about that. Thanks to a very nap-heavy daily calendar, we're always in tiptop shape. The Power Rankings don't make mistakes. The Power Rankings are prefect.

With all the majesty of a Zlatan IRBahimovic wonder-strike from midfield, let's get ranking.

Previous rankings: Week 17

Toe Poke Daily: Pogba responds to Ibrahimovic's bottlecap challenge in style

The Toe Poke Daily is here every day to bring you all the weirdest stories, quirkiest viral content and top trolling that the internet has to offer, all in one place.

Jump to: Milner makes a fan's day

If you haven't heard of the "bottlecap challenge," you've probably been living under a rock. You certainly haven't been keeping up with the Toe Poke.

On Friday, we showed how Zlatan Ibrahimovic's roundhouse kick, filmed in super slow motion, took social media by storm. 

That's not all. Zlatan...

MLS W2W4: Temperature rising for Fire boss Paunovic; Almeyda is San Jose's magic man

Zlatan Ibrahimovic took over in the second half, scoring twice in LA Galaxy's 2-0 win over Toronto FC at Dignity Health Sports Park.
Harold Mosquera found the net early and FC Dallas never looked back, defeating D.C. United 2-0 at Toyota Stadium.

Veljko Paunovic's hot seat in Chicago could become a scorcher with a loss at Sporting Kansas City, while the mystique of Matias Almeyda continues to grow in San Jose, who welcome in Real Salt Lake. Plus, Columbus will look to kick-start their attack against Seattle.

Temperature rising for Pauno in Chicago

Only one team in MLS this season is yet to win away from home, and it's not FC Cincinnati or Colorado. Sitting eighth in the Eastern Conference, the Chicago Fire have proved incapable of coming...