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Osorio's brace helps Toronto hold off Nashville 4-3

Aug. 06, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jonathan Osorio scored two first-half goals to help Toronto FC hold off Nashville SC 4-3 on Saturday. Osorio had goals in the 19th and 44th minutes for Toronto (7-12-5), giving him eight on the season. Hany Mukhtar scored on a penalty kick in...

Second-half surge sends Cincinnati to 3-1 victory over Union

Aug. 06, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Brandon Vázquez, Brenner Souza da Silva and Álvaro Barreal scored second-half goals and FC Cincinnati defeated the Philadelphia Union 3-1 on Saturday. Vázquez put Cincinnati up 1-0 in the 50th minute with his 14th goal of the season and Brenner Souza da Silva...

Zelarayán rallies Crew to 3-2 victory over New York City FC

Aug. 06, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lucas Zelarayán polished off a brace with a goal in the 75th minute to spark the Columbus Crew to a 3-2 victory over New York City FC on Saturday. An own-goal by Jonathan Mensah three minutes into the match gave NYCFC an early lead. Columbus...

D.C. United ties Red Bulls 0-0 in third match under Rooney

Aug. 06, 2022 21:55 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rafael Romo made one save to help D.C. United earn a 0-0 draw with the New York Red Bulls on Saturday. D.C. United (6-13-4) improved to 1-1-1 in its third match under coach Wayne Rooney. Carlos Miguel Coronel had two saves for New York (10-7-7) to...

Revolution pull away in second half, beat Orlando City 3-0

Aug. 06, 2022 21:44 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Matt Polster scored in the first half, Wilfrid Kaptoum and defender Henry Kessler added second-half scores and the New England Revolution breezed to a 3-0 victory over Orlando City SC on Saturday. Polster's netter in the 20th minute was all goalkeeper Djordje...

Przybylko sparks Fire to 3-2 victory over Charlotte FC

Aug. 06, 2022 21:22 PM EDT

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored two goals to lead the Chicago Fire to a 3-2 victory over Charlotte FC on Saturday. Yordy Reyna staked Charlotte to a 1-0 lead in the first minute of the match. Chicago (8-10-6) answered with back-to-back goals from...

Gutman's late goal lifts Atlanta United over Sounders 2-1

Aug. 06, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Andrew Gutman's first goal of the season came in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time, sending Atlanta United to a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Sounders on Saturday. Ronaldo Cisneros scored in the 23rd minute — his team-leading seventh of the season —...

DC United signs Premier League veteran Benteke

Aug. 05, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — D.C. United have signed forward Christian Benteke on a permanent transfer from Crystal Palace. Benteke was signed through 2024 with a club option for 2025. He'll join the club once he obtains his visa and transfer papers. Benteke, 31, has...

Defender Miazga returns to MLS with FC Cincinnati

Aug. 05, 2022 16:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — FC Cincinnati has acquired center back Matt Miazga from Premier League club Chelsea. Miazga, who has also played for the U.S. national team, signed a contract that will keep him in Cincinnati through 2025 with an option for 2026. Miazga has been...

Waterman nets pivotal goal as Montreal defeats Crew 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Joel Waterman scored in the fourth minute of stoppage time and Montreal beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal (12-8-3) tied it at 1 in the 88th minute on a goal from Kei Kamara. Lucas Zelarrayan scored for the Crew (7-6-9) in...