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Zlatan scores 2, Vela ties it in Galaxy's 3-3 draw with LAFC

Aug. 26, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Cristian Pavón propelled the LA Galaxy to three goals in just 16 stunning minutes. Carlos Vela and Latif Blessing snatched away the lead shortly after halftime. The latest chapter of the El Tráfico derby produced yet another thriller for Los Angeles...

Ondrásek scores twice, FC Dallas routs Dynamo 5-1

Aug. 25, 2019 10:41 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Reto Ziegler opened the scoring with a penalty kick, Zdenek Ondrásek added two goals and an assist, and FC Dallas beat the Houston Dynamo 5-1 on Sunday night. FC Dallas' Dominique Badji drew the foul against José Bizama, and Ziegler converted from the spot in the 24th minute....

Zardes leads Crew over FC Cincinnati 3-1

Aug. 25, 2019 9:02 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored twice and the Columbus Crew beat expansion FC Cincinnati in the second match of the rivalry on Sunday. The teams played to a 2-2 draw in their first-ever MLS meeting at Columbus on Aug. 10. Zardes opened the scoring in the 22nd minute, slotting home Luis Díaz's...

Man City, Spurs discover high bar for VAR on penalty calls

Aug. 25, 2019 3:18 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — With VAR in its third weekend in the Premier League, Manchester City and Tottenham now know just how high the threshold is for penalty calls to be overturned by video reviews. City was denied a penalty even when Bournemouth midfielder Jefferson Lerma stood on David Silva's foot. The champions...

Rapids name Robin Fraser as head coach

Aug. 25, 2019 2:06 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — The Colorado Rapids have named former Major League Soccer player and longtime assistant Robin Fraser as their head coach. Fraser steps in for Conor Casey, who's been the interim coach since the team fired Anthony Hudson in May. Colorado is 7-14-6 and at the bottom of the Western...

Wondolowski, Quakes swarm Vancouver in 3-1 win.

Aug. 25, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored his MLS record 155th goal and San Jose overwhelmed Vancouver 3-1 on Saturday night ending a three-match losing streak. Jakob Nerwinski put the Whitecaps on the board first scoring six minutes in but it was all San Jose from there. Wondolowski set up Judson a...

Plata, Savarino score late to send RSL past Colorado

Aug. 25, 2019 12:25 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored in extra time and Jefferson Savarino added another goal minutes later and Real Salt Lake beat Colorado 2-0 on Saturday night. Plata, who registered his first goal of the season, scored on a penalty kick in the 96th minute following a handball in the penalty area by...

Bou's late goal sends New England past Chicago

Aug. 24, 2019 11:32 PM EDT

FOXBORO, Mass. (AP) — Gustavo Bou's left-footed shot from the top of the box at the 85th-minute gave New England a 2-1 win over Chicago on Saturday night. Bou intercepted a pass attempt by two Fire defenders trying to clear in the Chicago end before letting go the shot from about 20 yards out past...

Przybylko has goal, 2 assists, Union drop DC 3-1

Aug. 24, 2019 9:49 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko had a goal and two assists in a dominant first half and the Philadelphia Union defeated D.C. United 3-1 on Saturday night. Przybylko scored his 12th goal from point-blank range off a cross from Kail Wagner five minutes in and the Union (14-8-6) were never challenged as...

Heber's goal gives NYCFC 2-1 win over Red Bulls

Aug. 24, 2019 9:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Heber scored on a back-foot redirect early in the second half and New York City FC edged rival New York Red Bulls 2-1 on Saturday. Heber put a nifty touch on an end-line cross from Anton Tinnerholm for his 13th goal, which was enough to put NYCFC (13-5-8) six points ahead of the...