From Almada's Messi impression to Insigne's injury woe! Winners and losers from MLS' opening weekend
If you thought it would take some time for the 2023 MLS season to warm up, think again.
It took just a few hours for the league to descend into its typical chaos with the league's first weekend providing its fair share of highlight moments. Several late winners, a few goal of the year candidates, some massive results and some big stars stepping up to the plate... What else could you ask for?
Saturday, the first day of the season, saw two game winners scored in the 98th minute. One of those came off the foot of the league's brightest young star who, moments earlier, had scored a stoppage-time equalizer that had stunned anyone watching on. It proved to be just an appetizer, much like this wild Week One might be for this MLS season.
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There's plenty to discuss and break down so, without further ado, here are the winners and losers of MLS' opening weekend...