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Toronto FC scores 4 goals in extra time, beats DC United 5-1

Oct. 19, 2019 9:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored twice, Richie Laryea and Nick DeLeon added two more in a four-goal extra-time outburst and Toronto FC beat D.C. United 5-1 on Saturday night in the first round of the playoffs to end Wayne Rooney's MLS career. The 33-year-old Rooney is returning to England to join...

Ibrahimovic makes playoff debut as chase for MLS Cup begins

Oct. 17, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

Josef Martinez is back just in time to help Atlanta United try to defend its MLS Cup title. Martinez twisted his knee in a Sept. 21 game against the San Jose Earthquakes. The reigning league MVP was expected to miss several weeks but then he teased his return with a Rocky-inspired Instagram post. He started in...

Toronto FC beats Crew, earns home playoff game

Oct. 6, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Alejandro Pozuelo scored on a free kick in the 57th minute and Toronto FC beat the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Sunday in the regular-season finale to earn a home game in the first round of the playoffs. Toronto (13-10-11) leapfrogged the New York Red Bulls and D.C. United to finish fourth in the...

Cincinnati ties DC United 0-0 in regular-season finale

Oct. 6, 2019 7:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Przemyslaw Tyton had his third shutout in the last five games and short-handed Cincinnati tied D.C. United 0-0 on Sunday in the regular-season finale for both teams. D.C. United (13-10-11), which is unbeaten, with three wins, in its last five matches, fell to fifth in the Eastern...

Matarrita, Tajouri-Shradi help NYCFC beat Union 2-1

Oct. 6, 2019 6:41 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Ronald Matarrita and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored and New York City FC beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Sunday in the regular-season finale. New York City (18-6-10), the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs, earned a first-round bye and will play No. 4 seed Toronto or...

DC United maintains spot with scoreless draw with Red Bulls

Sep. 29, 2019 7:58 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bill Hamid made a spectacular save in the 61st minute to highlight his 12th shutout and D.C. United played the New York Red Bulls to a 0-0 draw on Sunday to maintain position for home-field advantage in a possible playoff rematch. D.C. ran its unbeaten streak and shutout streak to...

Toronto ties Chicago 2-2, ends Fire's playoff hopes

Sep. 29, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Omar González had a goal and an assist to help Toronto to a 2-2 tie with the Chicago Fire on Sunday. Toronto (12-10-11), which has already qualified for the postseason, can clinch a home game in the knock-out round with a win, and losses by New York and D.C. United, in next...

DC United secures 2-0 shutout victory over Seattle

Sep. 22, 2019 10:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Frederic Brillant scored to help DC United blank the Seattle Sounders 2-0 Sunday night. Lucas Rodriguez got the scoring started for DC United (13-10-9) in the 14th minute on a shot 13 yards away from the center of the box. Brillant put DC United ahead 2-0 in the 54th minute with a shot 12...

Rooney wants another trip to MLS playoffs before going home

Sep. 19, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

As his Major League Soccer career draws to a close and he prepares to return home to England, Wayne Rooney would like one more shot at the playoffs. The longtime Manchester United and English national team striker is in the final regular-season stretch with D.C. United, which is 12-10-9 this season for fifth in...