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Around MLS: United States Stunned, Instant Replay, and Fabian Castillo to England?

Mexico defeats United States 3-2 in CONCACAF Cup
In one of the most exciting matches in CONCACAF history, Mexico defeated the United States 3-2 on Saturday night giving Mexico a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup to be held in Russia. Bobby Wood scored an equalizer in the 108th minute for the United States, but ten minutes later, Mexico’s Paul Aguilar volleyed a strong shot past US Goalkeeper Brad Guzan, ultimately giving El Tri the victory.

READ: Mexico defeats USA 3-2

MLS to implement Instant Replay in 2016 friendly matches
Major League Soccer officials have announced that they will begin testing a “video referee” system which will be used in 10-15 noncompetitive friendlies during the 2016 season. The use of instant replay will be focused on penalty kicks, red cards, and goal decisions.

READ: Major League Soccer to trial video referees

FC Dallas’ Fabian Castillo linked with Swansea City
FC Dallas midfielder, Fabian Castillo is being linked to a move to English Premier League side Swansea City. Castillo was capped with his first MLS All-Star appearance this season, and is now a steady player for the Colombian National Team. However, FC Dallas President Dan Hunt has denied the rumors, saying they would like to keep Castillo.

READ: FC Dallas' Fabian Castillo linked with Premier League club Swansea City

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UPDATE: June 10, 2020 - Major League Soccer announced it will restart the 2020 season with all 26 MLS clubs competing in the MLS is Back Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida beginning July 8. Upon completion of the tournament, MLS plans to continue its regular season with a revised schedule in home markets. The revised schedule may see certain matches from the original 2020 MLS regular season schedule being cancelled or rescheduled. The final number of matches and the schedule for the remainder of the 2020 MLS regular season and related ticket policies will be announced in the coming weeks.