FC Dallas suffered a second consecutive defeat on Friday evening and their first this season at Toyota Stadium, falling 4-0 to the Colorado Rapids.
Toronto FC return to action after a weekend off, their losing streak extended to three games in their last match, a 3-2 defeat at the Chicago Fire on April 4. The FC Dallas match will be the fifth in the seven-game road swing to start the season for TFC, while BMO Field is being renovated.
The Chicago Fire turned heads across Major League Soccer late Monday, completing a trade with the New York Red Bulls to acquire their captain and midfield anchor Dax McCarty for a whopping $400,000 in general allocation money.
CenturyLink Field has provided one of the best atmospheres in MLS since the Seattle Sounders came into the league in 2009.
That ambiance has also featured when the US national team have played in Seattle, the most recent example being in 2013 when they played Panama in a World Cup qualifier.
Barca, the colloquial name for Fútbol Club Barcelona or F.C. Barcelona, is known and respected throughout the world as one of its premier teams, and is one of only three never to have been relegated from the Spanish La Liga. It is one of the most famous football teams in Europe, second in Spain only to Real Madrid. In fact, according to the official statistics it was the most successful team worldwide between the years of 1991 and 2015.
Old Trafford is the second largest stadium in England and home to Manchester United FC. The stadium has a capacity of 75,811 seats. In the first decade of the 20th century Manchester United played its matches at a 50,000-stadium at Bank Street, when then president Davies began planning for a new stadium with double that capacity. A site was chosen near Trafford Park industrial estate, and architect Archibald Leitch appointed to design the stadium.