Goals by Dylan Teves and Fredy Montero lifted the undermanned Seattle Sounders to a 2-0 victory over Toronto FC in MLS play Saturday.
Which of those coaches will be spared, and who will be looking for a new gig next year? We assessed managers who've been in their positions for at least one full season (which is why you won't see someone like Ezra Hendrickson of Chicago Fire FC on this list), quantifying their in-game influence, determining their responsibility for the state of their squad and taking into account any additional relevant context, and came up with a list of five names who should be feeling the heat this summer ... if they aren't already.
The Italian job is underway at Toronto FC. Domenico Criscito took part in his first Toronto practice Friday while fellow Italian newcomer Lorenzo Insigne trained separately indoors. Toronto coach Bob Bradley, whose team hosts the Seattle Sounders on Saturday, said Insigne is recovering from a calf injury picked up in Europe prior to his arrival here.
The Vancouver Whitecaps know they're about to embark on a daunting task — toppling a giant is never easy. A giant is exactly what the 'Caps will face on Saturday when they host Los Angeles FC.
Mason Toye scored two goals to lead Montreal to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Wednesday night.
Atlanta United defender Brooks Lennon, who had to be carried off after suffering an injury in warmup prior to Saturday's 2-1 loss in Toronto, will be out six to eight weeks due to a medial collateral ligament sprain in his left knee.
The Vancouver Whitecaps had their chances but couldn’t beat goaltender Djordje Petrovic and were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw with the New England Revolution in Major League Soccer play Sunday afternoon at B.C. Place Stadium.
CF Montreal are back in the win column after beating Charlotte FC 2-1 at Saputo Stadium on Saturday evening, claiming second place in the Eastern Conference of Major League Soccer.
John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful Bale can arrive stateside in the next week to 10 days once all the immigration paperwork is completed.
LAFC co-president and general manager John Thorrington says his club is ready to put Gareth Bale "in a position to succeed" following Saturday's news that the Wales international would be joining Major League Soccer's top team this summer as a free agent.
TSN Soccer reporter Matthew Scianitti explains why the arrival of Lorenzo Insigne is such a big deal for both Toronto FC and MLS as a whole, and what TFC's plan is for eventually deploying the Italian star.
Hundreds of pairs of hands came together to form hearts as Toronto FC fans sang and cheered for Lorenzo Insigne. Insigne was formally introduced to Toronto FC fans Friday night, a celebration nearly seven months in the making after the Italian international signed with the Major League Soccer club Jan. 8.