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Toronto FC
FC Dallas
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2018
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New York City FC
12:55 AM UTC May 26, 2018
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3:00 AM UTC May 26, 2018
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Real Madrid
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Liga MX

Donovan: Star or Flop for Leon?

Liga MX
 By Tom Marshall

Toluca move into first place in Liga MX; Chivas, America win ahead of CCL

Toluca's momentum shows little sign of letting up, after a ninth consecutive victory in all competitions.

The 13th round of games of the Liga MX 2018 Clausura saw a new side climb into pole position, as well as both of Mexico's CONCACAF Champions League semifinalists pick up wins ahead of midweek matches against MLS opposition.

Here are five storylines from the past weekend:

1. Chivas, Club America grab wins ahead of CCL semis

Mexico's representatives in the CCL semifinals won this weekend, with Chivas defeating Morelia 2-1 away on Friday evening and Club America winning 2-1 in Estadio Azteca against...

Landon Donovan urges MLS and USMNT to change youth development policy

ESPN FC's Shaka Hislop addresses the many layers of Landon Donovan's recent comments expressing a desire for an American to be the next USMNT head coach.

Landon Donovan has told ESPN FC that changing the incentive in the U.S. youth soccer landscape from winning to developing players would result in better players being produced.

Speaking prior to Leon's 1-0 friendly win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday -- a match in which Donovan scored -- the all-time MLS leading scorer spoke on a number of topics, but returned often to the state of youth development in the U.S.

For Donovan, the aforementioned change in emphasis starts with coaching.


ESPN FC  By ESPN staff

Club Leon's Landon Donovan scores winner in return to San Jose

Landon Donovan scored the only goal of the night as Club Leon defeated the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 in a friendly at the Avaya Stadium on Saturday.

The United States international, who played for the Quakes between 2001 and 2004, hit a sweet strike on the turn in the 19th minute.

The hosts had their chances to equalise, but sent three good chances over the crossbar in the first 45 minutes.

Donovan, 36, came out of retirement for the second time to join Leon in January, but has so far struggled...

Landon Donovan: Depression sparked my LA Galaxy move upon U.S. return

Ahead of San Jose's friendly against Leon, Chris Wondolowski poses a series of questions to the man he's trying to surpass as the all-time leading scorer in MLS: Landon Donovan.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Landon Donovan says a battle with depression led him to sign with the LA Galaxy from Bayer Leverkusen in 2005 and spurn the San Jose Earthquakes, the team with which he spent his first four MLS seasons.

Donovan made the disclosure at a news conference ahead of ahead of Saturday night's friendly between his new team, Liga MX's Club Leon, and his former side San Jose.

He had previously spoken about his battles with depression around the time of his sabbatical from the game following...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic with LA Galaxy will be a 'spectacle' - Landon Donovan

The FC crew discuss the impact of Zlatan Ibrahimovic's move to MLS at a time when teams are signing younger players, and why it was important for LA Galaxy to land him.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's move to LA Galaxy is official, as the Swedish forward introduces himself to Galaxy fans as only he knows how.
The ESPN FC panel assess the mark Zlatan Ibrahimovic has left on European football and where he ranks among the best footballers in the last 15 years.
ESPN FC's Jeff Carlisle discusses the inner-workings of the deal that will reportedly see Zlatan Ibrahimovic become a member of the LA Galaxy.
With Zlatan Ibrahimovic's move to MLS all but confirmed, Paul Mariner and Alexis Nunes reflect on his legacy at Man United and predict how his stay will unfold Stateside.

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Leon midfielder and former U.S. international Landon Donovan says he expects the sight of Zlatan Ibrahimovic playing for the LA Galaxy to be a "spectacle."

Speaking exclusively to ahead of Saturday's friendly against his old club the San Jose Earthquakes, Donovan noted that, at age 36, he and Ibrahimovic are both going through comebacks of a sort. Donovan came out of retirement just a couple of months ago, while Ibrahimovic is less than a year removed from a serious...

 By Tom Marshall

Landon Donovan continues to struggle for playing time at Club Leon

The FC crew discuss Carlos Vela's performances early on at LAFC and whether he can make the case for a spot on Mexico's World Cup squad.
The guys examine the first weekend of the MLS season, preview the CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals and discuss Mexico's plan to freeze promotion/relegation.

Five talking points from Round 11 of games in the Liga MX 2018 Clausura:

1. Donovan struggling for meaningful minutes at Leon

Ahead of Club Leon's 2-0 loss to Club America on Saturday, Landon Donovan said that the match inside Estadio Azteca was one that grabbed his attention before he signed on to play in Liga MX. Given the 36-year-old's history with the U.S. national team and the stadium's significance for El Tri, that was natural.

Going into the game, it looked as those Donovan would be in line...