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FC Dallas fires Gonzalez in his 3rd season as head coach

Sep. 20, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — FC Dallas fired coach Luchi Gonzalez on Sunday and replaced him on an interim basis with Marco Ferruzzi, the club's director of soccer operations. FC Dallas has won only six of its 26 games this season and has nine draws. The coaching change came a...

Brian White pulls Whitecaps even in 1-1 draw with Rapids

Sep. 19, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Brian White scored, Maxime Crépeau made three saves for Vancouver and the Whitecaps tied the Colorado Rapids 1-1 on Sunday night. White chipped a one-touch finish off the crossbar and into the net to pull Vancouver (7-8-9) even in the 41st...

George Fochive scores go-ahead goal. Timbers beat LAFC 2-1

Sep. 19, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — George Fochive scored the go-ahead goal on a header in the 68th minute and the Portland Timbers beat Los Angeles FC 2-1 on Sunday night. The Timbers (11-10-4) moved into fifth place in the Western Conference and extended their undefeated streak to...

Przybylko scores twice, Union beats Orlando City 3-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:14 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had two goals and an assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat Orlando City 3-1 on Sunday. Jamiro Monteiro played a one-touch pass to Pzybylko for a first-time finish from the center of the area to give Philadelphia a 2-1 lead in...

Messi looks angry at being replaced; Icardi gets late winner

Sep. 19, 2021 17:57 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — Lionel Messi hit the crossbar with a curling free kick and looked angry at being taken off in the 75th minute in his home debut Sunday for Paris Saint-Germain. Substitute Mauro Icardi scored deep into stoppage time as PSG scraped a 2-1 win over Lyon in the...

Quioto goal sparks Montreal to 2-0 win over Chicago

Sep. 19, 2021 16:06 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Romell Quioto scored in the 60th minute, James Pantemis made four saves and Montreal blanked the Chicago Fire 2-0 on Sunday. With the win, Montreal (10-8-7) moved past Atlanta for fifth place in the Eastern Conference. Chicago (6-14-5) is 12th in the...

Man U wins after penalty call backfires; Chelsea beats Spurs

Sep. 19, 2021 14:53 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Seeing West Ham win a penalty deep into stoppage time, and presented with an unexpected chance to equalize against Manchester United, David Moyes made a bold call. Having left Mark Noble on the bench throughout the 90 minutes, the West Ham manager decided...

Aaronson scores 1st league goal of season for RB Salzburg

Sep. 19, 2021 13:17 PM EDT

American midfielder Brenden Aaronson scored his first league goal of the season for RB Salzburg in Sunday's 2-0 home win over Rapid Vienna in the Austrian Bundesliga. Aaronson, a 22-year-old from Medford, New Jersey, tapped in a cross from Noah Okafor in the fourth minute...

Jimmy Greaves, one of England's greatest scorers, dies at 81

Sep. 19, 2021 12:36 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — For all the goals scored — including a record 266 for Tottenham — it was the game Jimmy Greaves missed out on that was an enduring disappointment for one of England's greatest strikers. Sustaining a leg injury that required 14 stiches in the final...

Ronaldo scores, West Ham misses penalty as Man United wins

Sep. 19, 2021 12:03 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo began the comeback as Manchester United won 2-1 at West Ham thanks to Mark Noble missing a penalty in stoppage time for the hosts straight after being brought off the bench on Sunday. The club captain was sent on by manager David Moyes to...