MLS All-Stars and Liga MX All-Stars will be coming up against each other in a blockbuster fixture at the Allianz Field, Minnesota.
MLS All-Stars will be taking on Liga MX All-Stars in the 26th edition of the Major League Soccer All-Star game. This fixture is nothing new for the MLS fans as in the previous years the best players from the league came together to face top European clubs. However, since last year this affair has become all North American with the MLS All-Stars clashing against their cross border rivals from Mexico. MLS All-Stars won the fixture last year thanks to a penalty shootout.
|MLS All-Stars vs Liga MX All-Stars||Key Details|
|Date||11 August, 2022|
|Venue||Allianz Field, Minnesota|
|Kickoff time India||6:00 am IST|
|Kickoff time USA||7:30 pm ET (10 August)|
|Kickoff time Mexico||7:30 pm CDT|
Although, having started more than 50 years after the Mexican league, MLS has quickly made up ground to its counterpart. It has become one of the most attractive destination for superstars in recent years. Players like Gareth Bale, Giorgio Chiellini, Lorenzo Insigne and more have all found worthy destinations in Major League Soccer in recent years. Minnesota United manager, Adrian Heath will be overseeing the MLS All-Stars squad for this blockbuster of a fixture.
Liga MX All-Stars will be managed by Atlas FC’s head coach, Diego Cocca who was named the best coach in Mexico. He will have a huge task to pick a worthy XI from a pool of extremely talented players to give a tough test to the MLS All-Stars. Liga MX All-Stars will know its their pride and competitiveness on the line and they will be determined to reverse last year’s result in the fixture.
It is anyone’s guess as to what the lineups will be for the game when the roster from both the sides have deserving and talented individuals. What is guaranteed is a place for Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez in the MLS All-Stars after the Mexican was elected as the captain of the squad thanks to a fan vote. His counterpart from the Liga MX All-Stars will be goalkeeper, Camilo Vargas. The Mexican outfit will be without the services of Andre-Pierre Gignac and Willian Tesillo, both who have withdrawn their names from the fixture.
MLS All-Star possible line-up: Blake, Zimmerman, Araujo, Miller, Long, Sanchez, Reynoso, Mukhtar, Ruidiaz, Driussi, Hernandez
Liga MX All-Stars possible line-up: Vargas, Angulo, Reyes, Alvarez, Lopez, Chavez, Lira, Fidalgo, Mena, Antuna, Dinenno
The match between MLS All-Stars and Liga MX All-Stars will take place at Allianz Field, Minnesota on Thursday at 6:00 am IST.
The fixture between MLS All-Stars and Liga MX All-Stars will be telecasted live in English on ESPN, TSN4 and TVA Sports and in Spanish on TUDN. The match can also be viewed by the viewers live on the TUDN app.