In a region that's grown accustomed to championship-caliber sports teams like the Patriots, the local MLS side has the makings of another powerhouse.
This edition of the clash between LAFC and the LA Galaxy didn't pack the same star-power, but it showed that rivalry games are close no matter who's in uniform.
With the All-Star Game this week in Los Angeles and Rivalry Week to follow, here's a look at the top storylines around the league. Plus, former USMNT and LA Galaxy midfielder Cobi Jones reveals his top 3 players in MLS.
For the first time, this summer's game will pit MLS' best against Liga MX, and now it's introducing another new feature.