2018 MLS Power Rankings-Week 12

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Editorial (May 25, 2018) – Last Word on Soccer is back with Power Rankings going into MLS Week 13, and for the first time since the genesis of the rankings, there is a new number 1. 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 12 1. New York Red Bulls (+1) There’s a new top dog in the […] READ MORE


2018 MLS Power Rankings-Week 11

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Editorial (May 17, 2018) – Last Word on Soccer is back with MLS Power Rankings going into MLS Week 12. 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 11 1. Atlanta United (Third consecutive week) This makes three weeks at number one for the “Five Stripes.” VAR correctly removed a sixth-minute Josef Martinez goal in the first game of […] READ MORE


2018 MLS Week 10 Power Rankings

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Editorial (May 9, 2018) – Last Word on Soccer is back with Power Rankings going into MLS Week 11. 2018 MLS Power Rankings Week 10 1. Atlanta United (Second Consecutive Week at the Top) For the second consecutive week, Atlanta tops the power rankings. Despite going into half-time tied at zero, Atlanta was able to […] READ MORE



LA Galaxy set for First of Three Consecutive Away Matches

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HOUSTON, TX. —The LA Galaxy begin the first leg of three consecutive away matches on Saturday as they travel south to play the Houston Dynamo. Coming off the heels of their 3-2 defeat against the New York Red Bulls, the Galaxy will be looking to blast off in the “Space City.” LA Galaxy Houston Dynamo […] READ MORE


2018 MLS Power Rankings Week Nine

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In the first installment of the Last Word on Soccer MLS Power Rankings, Atlanta United have positioned themselves at the top. With the league nine weeks in, patterns are presenting themselves and teams are showing their colors. READ MORE


Inconsistent LA Galaxy Look for Answers against Inconsistent New York Red Bulls

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Carson, Calif. – The LA Galaxy face off against the New York Red Bulls on Saturday at the StubHub Center in what seems to be an even contest between two sides trying to find a run of consistent form. The Galaxy play their second consecutive home-game following their 2-0 defeat to Atlanta United FC. The […] READ MORE


LA Galaxy Defense set to Face Atlanta United’s High-Powered Attack

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Carson, Calif. – The LA Galaxy return home following an unimaginative 1-0 victory against the Chicago Fire. The windy city lived up to its billing as 20-30 mph winds caused havoc throughout the 90-minute contest. Despite goalkeeper David Bingham’s goal kicks floating back to his defense like a paratrooper descending onto Normandy during Operation Neptune, […] READ MORE


LA Galaxy Need Minor Refinements, Not Major Overhauls, As They Prepare for Chicago Fire

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Editorial (April 13, 2018) – After an anticlimactic 2-0 defeat against MLS Western Conference leaders Sporting Kansas City, the LA Galaxy hope to catch a tailwind in the “Windy City” as they prepare to face the Chicago Fire. Despite out-shooting SKC 19-12, the LA Galaxy ended the night with nothing but three close calls and zero points. […] READ MORE


Preview: LA Galaxy Build Momentum Before Hosting Top of Table Sporting Kansas City

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Carson, Calif. – The LA Galaxy, fresh off the heels of their cardiac arrest inducing victory against local rivals Los Angeles FC, face another early season challenge as they take on MLS Western Conference front-runners Sporting Kansas City. Despite the current standings, the LA Galaxy feel good heading into the contest. With their new Swedish goal-scorer […] READ MORE