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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...

Blake's 3 saves, Uhre's 2 goals help Union beat Dynamo 6-0

Jul. 30, 2022 22:13 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Mikael Uhre scored twice and Andre Blake had his 10th shutout of the season Saturday night as Philadelphia defeated the Houston Dynamo 6-0 for the Unions fifth consecutive win. Uhre scored his first goal for the Union (12-2-9) in the first minute of first-half...

Former Colombian soccer players to teach their skills in US

Jul. 25, 2022 16:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Colombian soccer fan who came to the U.S. as a political refugee is creating a training camp for young people in New Mexico with former players from Colombia as the instructors. David Certain, who owns a coffee company, hopes one day to expand the program in the...

Gazdag, Blake help Union beat Orlando City 1-0

Jul. 23, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Andre Blake had his ninth shutout of the season, Daniel Gazdag scored a pivotal goal and the Philadelphia Union beat Orlando City 1-0 Saturday night. Gazdag’s goal came in the 39th minute to secure the win for the Union (11-2-9). Jakob Glesnes got an assist...

World Cup winner Kleberson becomes NYC assistant coach

Jul. 20, 2022 14:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kleberson, a midfielder on Brazil's 2002 World Cup champions, was hired by Major League Soccer's New York City on Wednesday as an assistant coach. Now 43, Kleberson made 32 appearances for Brazil from 2002-10 and was with Manchester United (2003-05) and Beşiktaş...

Gazdag's PK goal rallies Union to 2-1 win over Revolution

Jul. 16, 2022 21:51 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Dániel Gazdag scored on a penalty kick in the 79th minute to lift the Philadelphia Union to a 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution on Saturday. Gazdag's ninth goal of the season for Eastern Conference-leading Philadelphia (10-2-9) came four minutes after...

Araujo dos Santos, Johnson lead NYCFC past Dallas 1-0

Jul. 14, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored a first-half goal and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Wednesday night. Araujo dos Santos' fifth goal of the season came in the 29th minute with an assist from Santiago Rodríguez. ...

Gazdag, Burke spark Philadelphia past Inter Miami 2-1

Jul. 13, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Dániel Gazdag scored on a first-half penalty kick, Cory Burke added a second-half goal and the Philadelphia Union held off Inter Miami CF 2-1 on Wednesday night. Gazdag gave Philadelphia (9-2-10) a 1-0 lead in the 26th minute and Burke scored — with...

AP source: Wayne Rooney agrees to coach DC United

Jul. 11, 2022 02:51 AM EDT

Wayne Rooney has agreed to coach D.C. United in Major League Soccer, a person with knowledge of the move said. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Sunday because the deal had not been announced. The longtime English soccer star played for...

Union ties MLS record for victory margin with 7-0 rout of DC

Jul. 09, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — The Philadelphia Union tied the Major League Soccer record for victory margin with a 7-0 rout of D.C. United on Friday night behind Julián Carranzas's first MLS hat trick. Mikael Uhrem, a 27-year-old forward in his first MLS season, and Alejandro Bedoya had two...