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Cifuentes scores, Los Angeles FC ties Vancouver 2-2

Jul. 25, 2021 01:01 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jose Cifuentes’ game-tying goal helped Los Angeles FC play the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 2-2 draw Saturday. Deiber Caicedo struck first for the Whitecaps (3-7-5) in the 25th minute. Cristian Dajome gave the Whitecaps a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute,...

Real Salt Lake shuts out Colorado 3-0, Wood scores

Jul. 25, 2021 00:51 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Bobby Wood scored once and Real Salt Lake held the Colorado Rapids scoreless in a 3-0 win Saturday. William Yarbrough put RSL (5-4-5) on top 1-0 with an own goal in the 14th minute. Wood put RSL on top 2-0 in the 30th minute, assisted by Albert...

Valentin scores, San Jose draws Houston 1-1

Jul. 25, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Zarek Valentin’s own goal helped the San Jose Earthquakes play the Houston Dynamo to a 1-1 tie Saturday. Matias Vera opened a 1-0 lead for the Dynamo (3-4-8) in the 40th minute. Valentin put the Earthquakes (3-7-5) on the scoreboard with an own...

Minnesota United edges Portland 2-1, Gasper scores

Jul. 24, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Chase Gasper scored once and Minnesota United secured a 2-1 win over the Portland Timbers on Saturday. Felipe Mora gave the Timbers (6-7-1) a 1-0 lead in the 10th minute, assisted by Dairon Asprilla. Gasper put United (6-5-3) on the board in the...

Pepi notches hat trick, FC Dallas blanks Galaxy 4-0

Jul. 24, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Led by Ricardo Pepi’s three-goal performance, Dallas secured a 4-0 victory over the LA Galaxy on Saturday. Pepi notched the first goal for Dallas (3-7-5) in the 27th minute, assisted by Andres Ricaurte. Pepi put Dallas ahead 2-0 in the 44th...

Toronto FC secures 2-1 win over Chicago, Deleon scores

Jul. 24, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Deleon scored once and Toronto FC edged the Chicago Fire 2-1 Saturday. Yeferson Soteldo gave Toronto (3-8-4) a 1-0 lead in the second minute. Nick DeLeon put Toronto up 2-0 in the 76th minute, assisted by Patrick Mullins. Alvaro...

US women tell 9th Circuit trial court didn't factor success

Jul. 23, 2021 16:52 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Players on the U.S. women’s national soccer team urged a federal appeals court to reinstate their equal pay lawsuit, saying their greater success than the American men was not taken into account by a trial court judge who dismissed their case. ...

Lindahl is a steadying force in goal for Sweden at Olympics

Jul. 23, 2021 09:10 AM EDT

Sweden's anchor is a 38-year-old mother of two who has taken it upon herself to make sure athletes at the Olympics are environmentally conscious. Hedvig Lindahl is the longtime goalkeeper for Sweden's national team, a veteran of four World Cups and five Olympics. ...

Ruidíaz scores from long range, Sounders beat Austin FC 1-0

Jul. 23, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Raúl Ruidíaz scored a spectacular goal from 40 yards out midway through the second half and the short-handed Seattle Sounders beat expansion Austin FC 1-0 on Thursday night. Ruidiaz came on as a second-half substitute and quickly netted one of the...

Michel, Perea help Orlando City beat Union 2-1

Jul. 22, 2021 23:37 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Benji Michel opened the scoring in the 10th minute, 20-year-old Andrés Perea added a goal and Orlando City beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Thursday night. Orlando City (7-3-4) snapped a three-game winless streak and moved past Philadelphia...