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Quick and Payneless

Timbers Army celebrate a goal

Two of the three Canadian MLS teams were in action away from home on Saturday, but neither could take anything from their respective road trips. Vancouver’s playoff hopes are looking like a distant memory after a 3-1 collapse in Dallas, while Toronto fell 2-0 at Portland Timbers in the first game of the post-Kevin Payne era.

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Colombia’s American exports: MLS XI

Fredy Montero takes on Jair Benitez

Colombia is a country known for its exports to the United States, flooding the American market with coffee, cocaine and more recently, Major League Soccer players.  The country with the most MLS players is of course the US, but in second is not Canada – home of 3 MLS teams – but Colombia.  Vancouver’s reluctance to use homegrown players may be partly to blame, but there are a variety of reasons for the amount of imported Colombian in the league.

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