Seattle and the L.A. Galaxy failed miserably in the CONCACAF Champions League, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
At the urging of U.S. national team coach Jurgen Klinsmann, more young MLS players are using their winter break to train with club teams in Europe, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
Sunday's title tilt between the star-studded Galaxy and the scrappy Dynamo will produce the league's second three-time champion of MLS Cup.
Whether it's fair or not, the All-Star game will be seen as a referendum on Major League Soccer. So the pressure is on Hans Backe to get a win over Manchester United.