In a weekend where FC Cincinnati was tipped to win the Supporters’ Shield in MLS 2023, Inter Miami added a new tie without Messi and tickets to the wild card round of the Playoffs are still up in the air, St . City SC achieved a historic record and two teenagers made their official football debut in the United States.
As the newest franchise in the North American first division, they became the expansion organization that won the most games in their first season, because after defeating Sporting Kansas City 4-1, they reached 17 wins in the current campaign and broke LAFC’s record in 2018, which they tied in Week 34.
Now, coupled with the poor performance of the Black & Gold, no one can take the first place from them in the Western Conference of Major League Soccer 2023, so they can play their Playoff games at home and only have to guest. in case they reach the MLS Cup against FC Cincinnati, if everyone stays in their current positions during the season.
Early debuts on the North American circuit
The first of the teenage debuts seen over the weekend was that of Julian Zakrzewski Hall, who came on for NYRB against the Chicago Fire and became the second youngest player to debut as an MLS professional. The element of Polish origin started at 15 years and 190 days, while Freddy Adu did it at 14 years and 306 days; He is already ahead of Alphonso Davies (15 years and 257 days).
After what was experienced on Saturday at the Red Bull Arena in New Jersey, this Sunday Sacramento Republic FC against Las Vegas Lights FC is held in the USL Championship (second category of the circuit) and the professional debut of a young Mexican-American which is named. Da’vian Kimbrough of the locals; He made his debut at 13 years, 7 months and 12 days.