The newest Major League Soccer team will be called St. Louis City SC when it debuts in 2023, team officials announced Thursday. The team's name and logo were unveiled nearly a year after the city was given an MLS franchise. St. Louis City SC will join Sacramento as the 29th and 30th teams when they begin play.
Los Angeles FC forward Adama Diomande announced Thursday that he is leaving the club for family reasons. Diomande was a valuable backup striker for LAFC in 2018 and again in 2019 when the club finished with Major League Soccer's best record. The 30-year-old Norwegian veteran scored 12 goals in just 18 games during LAFC's inaugural season in 2018, and he added eight regular-season goals last year.
RB Leipzig boss Julian Nagelsmann says he is relishing facing former mentor and Paris Saint Germain coach Thomas Tuchel in the Champions League semi-finals following his side's stunning win over Atletico Madrid.