If there were two young stars to make note of after Major League Soccer’s third week of play, it’s pretty clear that they would be Cade Cowell and Caden Clark.
While their respective sides earned victories over the weekend, it was their individual play that continues to have people talking and those conversations will certainly continue throughout 2021.
Meanwhile, the Seattle Sounders showed the LA Galaxy who the dominant Western Conference side really is after a convincing 3-0 win at Lumen Field. Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez’s run of five goals in the first two games of the season was halted, and Brian Schmetzer’s Sounders proved their still the best in the west.
Speaking of teams that should be in contention out west, Minnesota United lost its third straight match and it’s growing to be a worrisome trend for Adrian Heath and Co. considering the money that has been spent on the Loons’ roster. After making the Western Conference final a season ago many expected Minnesota to make a further leap forward in 2021 with Ramon Abila coming in from Boca Juniors.
Let’s rewind it back to the weekend that was Week 3 around MLS.