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Wondolowski scores 149th, 150th goals; Earthquakes win

May. 26, 2019 9:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored his 149th and 150th MLS goals in the San Jose Earthquakes' 2-1 victory over Toronto FC on Sunday night. The MLS career goals leader scored both from close range. Wondolowski got a yard's separation from Drew Moor and deftly redirected in Cristian Espinoza's cross in...

Russell's hat trick helps Sporting beat Sounders, snap skid

May. 26, 2019 8:39 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Johnny Russell had a hat trick and Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 3-2 on Sunday to snap a seven-game winless streak. Nicolas Hasler took it away from Seattle's Handwalla Bwana near midfield and then led Yohan Croizet with a low pass to the right corner of the area....

US women beat Mexico 3-0 before starting title defense

May. 26, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Fans spelled out the message at the end of the national anthem, unfurling a huge banner behind the goal on the south end of Red Bull Arena: "ONE FOR ALL AND ALL FOR FOUR" it read, with a large gold star in the center. Ten prep games for the U.S. women's soccer team this year ended...

Beckham scores as United faces Bayern 20 years after CL win

May. 26, 2019 4:26 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wound back the years as the Manchester United manager came off the bench to score for Alex Ferguson's side against a Bayern Munich team in the "Treble Reunion" match — 20 years to the day after United won the 1999 Champions League final. Fans young and...

Wambach, Gulati elected to US Soccer Hall of Fame

May. 26, 2019 3:30 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Retired forward Abby Wambach and former U.S. Soccer Federation president Sunil Gulati have been chosen for the U.S. National Soccer Hall of Fame. The pair will be inducted Sept. 21 at the new hall building in Frisco, Texas. The 38-year-old Wambach scored a U.S. record 184 goals in 256...

Rooney gives DC United 1-1 tie with New England

May. 25, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Wayne Rooney converted a penalty kick in the 90th minute to give D.C. United to a 1-1 tie with the New England Revolution on Saturday night. D.C. United (7-4-4) took over sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference. Rooney scored after taking a hard hit from New...

Mezquida scores late to lift Rapids past Crew, 3-2

May. 25, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nicolás Mezquida scored in the 89th minute to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Mezquida corralled the Crew's attempted clearance of Jack Price's corner near the right side of the penalty arc and punched a right-footed shot...

Romain M├ętanire scores, Minnesota United beat Dynamo 1-0

May. 25, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Romain Métanire scored in the 20th minute and Vito Mannone had his fifth shutout of the season to help Minnesota United beat the Houston Dynamo 1-0 on Saturday night. Métanire scored on a strike from the right flank that deflected off midfielder Boniek García and...

Kaku, Omir Fernandez lead Red Bulls over FC Cincinnati 2-0

May. 25, 2019 10:04 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Romero "Kaku" Gamarra and Omir Fernandez scored late goals to help the New York Red Bulls beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 on Saturday night. Kaku pounced on FC Cincinnati defender Mathieu Deplagne's poorly managed ball and took it directly at the goalkeeper, slotting it home to give the...

Timbers cap 12-game trip with 3-1 win over Union

May. 25, 2019 9:52 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Brian Fernández scored twice and the Portland Timbers beat Philadelphia 3-1 on Saturday night to knock the Union from the top spot in the Eastern Conference standings. The game ended Portland's 12-game, season-opening trip because of stadium renovations. The Timbers will return...