Rapids beat Timbers thanks to Diego Rubio free kick despite Diego Rubio red card


COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – It was a rematch of last year’s Thanksgiving playoff game. Colorado Rapids hosted Portland Timbers. Both teams were dealing with significant injuries. The visitors were without Sebastian Blanco and Diego Chara. The home side did not have Jack Price, Lucas Esteves, and Danny Wilson starting due to injuries. Diego Rubio started […] READ MORE

Leonardo Suárez Downs Portland Timbers in CCL Quarterfinals

MEXICO CITY – Club America and Leonardo Suárez hosted Portland Timbers at Estadio Azteca for the second leg of their Concacaf Champions League quarterfinals matchup. Monterey, Philadelphia Union, and Cruz Azul had already qualified for the semifinals. Leonardo Suárez Downs Portland Timbers in CCL Quarterfinals Much like the first leg, Portland got off to a lethargic […] READ MORE

Video Assistant Referee Takes Steps Forward in Atlanta


An entertaining match on Sunday night between Atlanta United and the New York Red Bulls had a little bit of everything, including more use of the Video Assistant Referee than usual. Last Word on Soccer takes a look at the progression of VAR and its usage in Sunday's match. READ MORE