WORLD CUP WATCH: Club season ready to pause, injuries mount


              Fulham's Aleksandar Mitrovic applauds the fans after the English Premier League soccer match between Fulham and Everton at Craven Cottage in London, Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022. (Zac Goodwin/PA via AP)
            
              PSG's Lionel Messi kicks the ball in the warm-up prior to the Champions League group H soccer match between Juventus and Paris Saint Germain at the Allianz stadium in Turin, Italy, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Los Angeles FC defender Diego Palacios (12) and forward Gareth Bale (11) celebrate after defeating the Philadelphia Union in a  penalty kick shootout to win the MLS Cup soccer match Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
WORLD CUP WATCH: Club season ready to pause, injuries mount