Week 1 breakdown! Chicharito is BACK! Vela is out (early)! Sounders never left!
How much MLS did you watch this weekend? No matter how much, we’ve got you covered with a full MLS Week 1 breakdown. The narrative winner was clear … Chicharito! The goals, the win, the postgame interview. Brilliant all around! Plus, the Sounders taught us all a lesson about doubting them, LAFC weathered a bizarre, early sub for Carlos Vela to take down Austin FC in their MLS debut, CCL teams looked real tired (and CF Montreal took advantage) and much, much more!
4:54 - Chicharito comeback tour kicks off
12:39 - What to make of Phil Neville’s Miami
17:21 - Sounders aren’t going anywhere
28:51 - Carlos Vela sub controversy, LAFC still win
32:21 - Evaluating Austin FC’s debut
45:38 - Teams that impressed us this weekend (hint: well done, CF Montreal)
58:19 - Caden Clark only scores bangers
1:02:05 - FC Cincinnati actually scored goals!
1:06:19 - Houston’s Week 1 form might be sustainable
1:09:09 - Mailbag