TL;DR news on MLS soccer at June 14, 2023

Now, days after his 23rd birthday, Puig is ready to rejuvenate his career in MLS, perhaps setting a new pathway for players to come after him. MLS is increasingly becoming a place for young players. Now they're back atop the league under his successor and former USMNT pupil Steve Cherundolo, cruising towards a second Shield and looking far and away like the top contender for MLS Cup. The Power Rankings are voted on by a collection of MLSsoccer.com editors, writers and personalities. And Kamil Jozwiak has the same amount of goal contributions as you and me since arriving in MLS in late April. 1 spot in the MLS Allocation Order, an acquisition pathway necessitated by his original outgoing transfer fee. For every goal scored in the regular season, Audi will contribute $500 into the Audi Goals Drive Progress fund to directly support each MLS Club Youth Academy. Attacking players from that league, historically, have found success when adjusting to MLS. Club has never missed the postseason in their MLS existence but now in very real danger there. READ MORE: MLS Transfer Tracker presented by Avant Transfer Tracker Michael Estrada D.C. He signed through the 2024 MLS campaign. Their four domestic trophies since 2012 are tied with Timbers' Cascadia rivals the Seattle Sounders and they are the only club to appear in an Open Cup, MLS Cup and Concacaf Champions League semifinal. A year ago they hosted MLS Cup, suffering a defeat in penalty kicks to NYCFC at Providence Park. Sporting's five draws rank fifth in MLS and they have not drawn at home since April 30, against FC Dallas. Yimmi Chara paces the Timbers with nine assists, closely followed by MLS Veteran Sebastian Blanco at eight assists. Mercedes Benz Stadium has retractable lower bowl seats to widen the field which allows a soccer pitch to fit much more naturally within the stadium and for fans, the news gets even better. FIFA announced that thousands of soccer fans from across the globe will be coming to the Kansas City metro region in 2026 for the FIFA World Cup, in June.