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Sideline reporter hit by falling railing at new DC stadium

Jul. 15, 2018 10:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The inaugural match at D.C. United's new stadium was marred by a falling railing that hit a reporter shortly before the broadcast was to begin. News outlets report the railing struck the team's director of communications and sideline reporter, Lindsay Simpson, at Audi Field on Saturday...

Timbers extend unbeaten streak to 12 in 0-0 draw at LAFC

Jul. 15, 2018 8:33 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jeff Attinella saved Carlos Vela's header in the 94th minute and the Portland Timbers played to a scoreless draw against Los Angeles FC on Sunday. Attinella finished with six saves for his fifth clean sheet of the season and the Timbers (8-3-6) extended their unbeaten streak to 12 in MLS...

10-man Seattle Sounders hold off Atlanta United for 1-1 draw

Jul. 15, 2018 4:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Stefan Frei made a key save in the 70th minute and the 10-man Seattle Sounders held on for a 1-1 draw against MLS-leading Atlanta United on Sunday. Leandro Gonzalez-Pirez's header hit the post and then Frei saved Chris McCann's putback attempt from close range. Frei also had saves in the...

Bush gets 7th shutout as Impact beat Earthquakes 2-0

Jul. 15, 2018 12:30 AM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Saphir Taider and Ignacio Piatti scored as the Montreal Impact cruised to a 2-0 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night. Evan Bush had two saves to earn his seventh clean sheet of the season for Montreal (9-12-0), which extended its winning streak at home to five games....

Rooney makes MLS debut for DC United against Whitecaps

Jul. 15, 2018 12:10 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even though Wayne Rooney wasn't in from the start, the English national team's all-time leading scorer was instrumental in finishing things off in D.C. United's first true home game of the season. Rooney made his Major League Soccer debut Saturday as a second-half substitute and assisted...

Quintero, Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2

Jul. 14, 2018 11:54 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ibson Barreto da Silva scored and Darwin Quintero added a goal and two assists to help Minnesota United beat Real Salt Lake 3-2 on Saturday night. Minnesota (7-11-1) has won two of its last three after losing three straight. Ibson rolled a cross from Quintero just inside the post to open...

Rapids and Dynamo play to scoreless draw

Jul. 14, 2018 11:26 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Tim Howard made a point blank save late in the first half and the Colorado Rapids held on for a scoreless draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Luis Gil was sprung by Tomas Martinez's through ball but Howard made the reaction to stop Gil's shot and keep it scoreless...

DC United celebrate Audi opening with 3-1 win over Whitecaps

Jul. 14, 2018 10:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Paul Arriola scored two goals on Saturday night and D.C. United celebrated the opening of Audi Field with a 3-1 win over the Vancouver Whitecaps. United (3-7-5) also showed off their summer signing by debuting Wayne Rooney, who entered as a substitute in the 58th minute. The English star...

Orlando City snaps 9-game skid, beats Toronto FC 2-1

Jul. 14, 2018 10:51 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Chris Schuler scored his first MLS goal since 2014 to help Orlando City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night and snap a franchise-record nine-game losing streak. Orlando City (7-11-1) won for the first time since beating Real Salt Lake 3-1 on May 6. Orlando City's skid was tied for...

Gruezo, Acosta help FC Dallas beat Fire 3-1

Jul. 14, 2018 10:29 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Carlos Gruezo scored his second MLS goal to help FC Dallas beat the Chicago Fire 3-1 on Saturday night. FC Dallas (10-3-5) is unbeaten in 11 home matches this season and has won three of its last four overall. Gruezo, a 23-year-old midfielder, side-footed a volley, off a cross from...