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Fire goalie Slonina to stay with US, rejects Poland invite

May. 20, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Gabriel Slonina, the 18-year-old Chicago Fire goalkeeper who's viewed as a potential future standout, will remain with the American national team program and turn down an invitation to join Poland. Slonina announced his decision Friday in a statement. ...

Entering US Soccer Hall, Dempsey finds pressure eased

May. 20, 2022 13:45 PM EDT

Clint Dempsey acknowledges the limelight changed him later in his career as he felt responsible for his club and American soccer. Four years removed from playing and on the eve of his induction into the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame, he is free to be himself. “I...

Ismail Elfath of US picked among 36 World Cup referees

May. 19, 2022 13:39 PM EDT

Ismail Elfath is the lone American among 36 referees selected by FIFA on Thursday for this year’s World Cup. The 40-year-old was born in Morocco, moved to Austin, Texas, at age 18 in 2001 to attend at the University of Texas and refereed his first Major League Soccer match in 2012....

Klimala helps Red Bulls earn wild 3-3 draw with Fire

May. 19, 2022 07:34 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — The Chicago Fire's Xherdan Shaqiri and the New York Red Bulls' Patryk Klimala put the finishing touches on a wild 3-3 draw on Wednesday. Shaqiri's third goal of the season came in the 89th minute to give Chicago (2-5-6) a 1-0 lead, but Klimala answered during...

Austin FC tops LAFC 2-1; Vela reaches milestone with a PK

May. 19, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ruben Gabrielsen and Diego Fagúndez scored, propelling Austin FC to a 2-1 victory over Los Angeles FC Wednesday night. The victory came despite LAFC's Carlos Vela becoming the third-fastest player in MLS history to reach 100 combined goals and assists. Vela...

Monteiro rallies Earthquakes to 3-2 victory over Timbers

May. 19, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

Jamiro Monteiro scored two goals, including the match-winner in the 80th minute, to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over the Portland Timbers on Wednesday night. Portland took a 1-0 lead in the 18th minute on a goal by Cristhian Paredes. San Jose (3-5-4)...

Cavallini scores late, Vancouver beats Dallas 2-1

May. 19, 2022 00:44 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Lucas Cavallini scored a last-minute penalty kick, lifting the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-1 win over FC Dallas on Wednesday night. Cavallini's third goal of the season came after a scramble in front of the net with Dallas goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer...

NYCFC blanks DC United 2-0 for first road win of season

May. 18, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Alex Callens and Valentín Castellanos scored first-half goals to propel New York City FC to a 2-0 victory over DC United on Wednesday. Callens' goal came in the 6th minute to give NYCFC (6-3-2) an early lead. Castellanos' seventh goal of the season came on a...

Salloi propels Sporting KC to 2-1 victory over Colorado

May. 18, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi scored two goals to spark Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday. Salloi gave Sporting KC (3-7-3) a 1-0 lead in the 24th minute. Lucas Esteves pulled the Rapids (4-5-3) even with a goal in...

Ruidiaz, Frei lead Sounders to 1-0 victory over Dynamo

May. 18, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Raul Ruidiaz scored in the 28th minute and Stefan Frei made it stand up to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday. Alex Roldan had an assist on Ruidiaz’s game-winner for the Sounders (4-5-1). Roldan's assist came at the end...