For the second year in a row, the best players from Major League Soccer and Mexico’s Liga MX will face off in an All-Star Game (Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. ET).
The combined All-Star game is one of three showpiece events in the growing relationship between the two leagues, also including the Leagues Cup – which will feature all teams from both leagues in 2023 – and the Campeones Cup – which pits the champions of both against each other. leagues against each other and will be played on September 14 between New York City FC and Atlas at Yankee Stadium.
Minnesota United coach Adrian Heath will be at the helm of MLS All-Stars, while Atlas’ Diego Cocca will be the Liga MX All-Stars team coach.
In 2021, MLS won the All-Star Game in a penalty shootout, with Ricardo Pepi (then of FC Dallas) delivering the game-winning kick.
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What time does the MLS All-Star game start?
The MLS All-Star Game against Liga MX will take place on Wednesday, August 10 at 8:30 p.m. ET.
How can I watch the MLS All-Star Game?
ESPN will broadcast the All-Star game starting at 8:30 p.m. ET, with streaming available on WatchESPN. The Spanish broadcast is available on UniMás, with a pre-game show starting at 8 p.m. ET. The game is also available on fuboTV.
Where is the 2022 MLS All-Star Game?
The game will take place at Allianz Field in St. Paul, Minnesota. The Minnesota United home opened in 2019, has a capacity of 19,600, and features 1,700 color-changing LEDs embedded in the 360-degree exterior canopy.
Which players are on the MLS All-Star list?
Guardians: Andre Blake (Philadelphia Union), Sean Johnson (New York City FC), Dayne St. Clair (Minnesota United)
Defenders: Julián Araujo (Los Angeles Galaxy), Jakob Glesnes (Philadelphia Union), Aaron Long (New York Red Bulls), Kamal Miller (CF Montreal), Diego Palacios (Los Angeles FC), Kai Wagner (Philadelphia Union), DeAndre Yedlin (Inter Miami CF), Walker Zimmerman (Nashville SC)
Midfielders: Luciano Acosta (FC Cincinnati), Sebastián Driussi (Austin FC), Carles Gil (New England Revolution), Hany Mukhtar (Nashville SC), Darlington Nagbe (Columbus Crew), Emanuel Reynoso (Minnesota United), Ilie Sánchez (Los Angeles FC)
Forwards: Paul Arriola (FC Dallas), Jesús Ferreira (FC Dallas), Taxiarchis Fountas (DC United), Javier “Chicharito” Hernández (Los Angeles Galaxy), Jordan Morris (Seattle Sounders), Raúl Ruidíaz (Seattle Sounders), Carlos Vela (Los Angeles FC), Brandon Vazquez (FC Cincinnati)
♦ New York City FC’s Alexander Callens and Valentin “Taty” Castellanos are unavailable for the All-Star Game. FC Cincinnati’s Brandon Vazquez and Philadelphia Union’s Jakob Glesnes have been added to the MLS roster.
Which players are on the Liga MX star list?
Guardians: Carlos Acevedo (Santos Laguna), Oscar Ustari (Pachuca), Camilo Vargas (Atlas)
Defenders: Kevin Álvarez (Pachuca), Brayan Angulo (Toluca), Jesus Angulo (Tigers), Diego Barbosa (Atlas), Matheus Doria (Santos Laguna), Lisandro López (Tijuana), Hugo Nervo (Atlas), Luis Reyes (Atlas)
Midfielders: Fernando Beltran (Chivas), Luis Chávez (Pachuca), Álvaro Fidalgo (America), Avilés Hurtado (Pachuca), Erik Lira (Cruz Azul), Angel Mena (León), Julián Quiñones (Atlas), Aldo Rocha (Atlas), Alexis Vega (Chivas)
Wingers: Jordan Carrillo (Santos), Heriberto Jurado (Necaxa)
Forwards: Uriel Antuna (Cruz Azul), German Berterame (Monterrey), Juan Dinenno (Pumas), Julio Furch (Atlas)