Los Angeles, CA — After setting an MLS record with 57 points in its inaugural season in 2018, LAFC begins training camp for its second campaign on Monday, January 21. LAFC announced yesterday that the team has acquired FC Cincinnati’s fourth-round pick (No. 73 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and its initial 2020 Allocation Ranking in exchange for LAFC’s natural first-round pick (No. 16 overall) in the 2019 MLS SuperDraft and $175,000 in General Allocation Money.
LAFC is scheduled to play an exhibition match with Vissel Kobe on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at Banc of California stadium. The star-studded team from the J-League features world football legends Andres Iniesta and David Villa, who led Spain to the 2010 World Cup title and are recognized as two of the greatest attacking players of all-time, as well as top German striker and 2014 World Cup winner Lukas Podolski.