Here are five things we learned from Major League Soccer's 2012 opening weekend, writes Leander Schaerlaeckens.
The World Power Rankings return after two weeks of Clasico mayhem, the UEFA Champions League semis and a CONCACAF Champions League final.
RSL's Jason Kreis has turned a tepid team into a consistent winner, set club records and won an MLS championship. So why does he still feel he needs to prove his critics wrong?
With its 4-1 win on aggregate over the Columbus Crew, Real Salt Lake becomes the first American club to contest the semifinals of the reformatted CONCACAF Champions League.
In a poor but not unwatchable 0-0 draw that saw three players sent off, the Columbus Crew and Real Salt Lake put on a display that belied the importance of the first leg of their CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinal.