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Charlotte's postseason hopes end after 2-2 draw with Crew

Oct. 05, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored in second-half stoppage time and Charlotte tied the Columbus Crew 2-2 on Wednesday night in a game postponed due to inclement weather. The matchup originally began on July 30, but it was suspended in the 16th minute due to weather...

Higuaín scores 2 goals to help Miami clinch playoff spot

Oct. 05, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín scored two goals in his first match since announcing he will retire after the season, and Inter Miami clinched a playoff spot with a 4-1 victory over Orlando City on Wednesday night. Higuaín gave Miami a 2-0 lead in the 38th minute and...

Thorns fire execs, Louisville apologizes following report

Oct. 05, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

The Portland Thorns have dismissed a pair of team executives in the wake of an investigation into misconduct in the National Women's Soccer League. The Thorns' move Wednesday came a day after owner Merritt Paulson removed himself from a decision-making role with the team. ...

Thorns owner Paulson steps away after damning abuse report

Oct. 04, 2022 16:59 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Thorns owner Merritt Paulson has removed himself from a decision-making role with the National Women’s Soccer League club until the findings are released from an ongoing investigation into numerous scandals around the league. Paulson, who is also...

Gonzalo Higuaín to retire at end of MLS season at age 34

Oct. 03, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín says he will retire from soccer after Inter Miami's Major League Soccer season ends. The 34-year-old striker joined Miami in September 2020. He has 14 league goals this season, including 12 in his last 15 matches, and 27 goals in 65...

Sounders' 13-year playoff streak ends with 1-0 loss to KC

Oct. 03, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — The Seattle Sounders' streak of 13 consecutive playoff appearances ended with a 1-0 loss Sunday to Sporting Kansas City, which got a goal from William Agada in the 41st minute. Seattle's streak of reaching the postseason was a Major League Soccer record....

Ferreira nets two goals, Dynamo topple Nashville 2-1

Oct. 02, 2022 23:05 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Sebastian Ferreira’s two goals helped lead the Houston Dynamo to a 2-1 victory over Nashville on Sunday. Ferreira scored on a penalty in the 30th minute and on a breakout in the 39th minute, assisted by Darwin Quintero. Nashville’s goal...

LAFC wins the Supporters Shield with a 2-1 win over Portland

Oct. 02, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Dénis Bouanga scored his first Major League Soccer goal in stoppage time and LAFC clinched the Supporters Shield with a 2-1 victory over the Portland Timbers on Sunday. LAFC (21-8-4) had already earned the top seed in the playoffs and a first-round bye with...

Talles Magno scores pivotal goal, NYCFC tops Orlando 2-1

Oct. 02, 2022 15:42 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Talles Magno's goal helped lead New York City FC to a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Sunday. His goal in the 81st minute, assisted by Gabriel Pereira, put NYCFC (15-11-7) on top 2-1. NYCFC also got one goal from Alexander Callens. ...

Galaxy clinch playoff berth, tie Salt Lake 1-1 behind Costa

Oct. 02, 2022 08:53 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The LA Galaxy clinched a berth in Major League Soccer's playoffs for the first time since 2019, coming from behind in a 1-1 draw against Real Salt Lake on Saturday night as Douglas Costa converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute. The playoff berth is the...