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Ciman, Diomande help LAFC to 2-0 win over Crew

Jun. 24, 2018 12:51 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Laurent Ciman returned from a two-game absence and scored in the opening minutes to help Los Angeles FC beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday night. Ciman, the last player cut from the Belgian national team as it prepared for the World Cup, sent a free kick from 40 yards out just inside...

Hoesen, Tarbell help 'Quakes to 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake

Jun. 24, 2018 12:33 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored his third goal in two games and Andrew Tarbell tied his career high with seven saves to help the San Jose Earthquakes to a 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Valeri Qazaishvili's shot from the top of the box was stopped by a diving Nick Rimando, but Hoesen...

Dempsey scores first goal of season, Sounders tie Fire, 1-1

Jun. 24, 2018 12:17 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey scored his first goal of the season to match the Seattle regular-season career goals record, helping the Sounders tie the Chicago Fire 1-1 on Saturday night. Dempsey tied the club record for regular-season goals with 47 set by Fredy Montero from 2009-12. It was Dempsey's 57th...

Smith's stoppage-time goal helps Rapids snap skid

Jun. 23, 2018 11:36 PM EDT

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Tommy Smith scored in the seventh minute of stoppage time to give the Colorado Rapids a 3-2 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday night. The 28-year-old defender has two career MLS goals, both in the last two games. Minnesota's Miguel Ibarra tapped in the rebound of Darwin...

Shelton's late goal helps Sporting KC beat Dynamo 3-2

Jun. 23, 2018 11:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Daniel Salloi had a goal and two assists and Khiry Shelton scored a late goal in Sporting Kansas City's 3-2 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo on Friday night. Shelton, who came on in the 76th minute, gave Sporting KC its first lead in the 88th. Salloi, on the left side,...

Piatti, own goal help Impact beat Orlando City 2-0

Jun. 23, 2018 10:15 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored his third goal in the last two games to help the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 2-0 on Saturday night. Orlando City (6-8-1) has lost a franchise-record seven consecutive games and has conceded 19 goals during that span. Montreal (5-11-0) has won two in a row...

Wright-Phillips, Robles help Red Bulls beat FC Dallas

Jun. 23, 2018 8:24 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored his 11th goal of the season and the New York Red Bulls beat FC Dallas 3-0 on Saturday night, playing a man down for the final 60-plus minutes. New York's Daniel Royer was given a straight red card in the 27th minute for a dangerous foul . Luis Robles had...

Dockal scores twice as Union beat Whitecaps 4-0, snap skid

Jun. 23, 2018 7:26 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Borek Dockal scored twice, Ilson Pereira had a goal and an assist and the Philadelphia Union beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 4-0 on Saturday to snap a two-game losing streak. Philadelphia had nearly 60-percent possession and outshot the Whitecaps 25-2, including 11-0 on target. Dockal...

The Latest: England-Panama game could decide World Cup group

Jun. 23, 2018 6:23 PM EDT

MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Saturday at the World Cup (all times local): 1:11 a.m. If more stoppage-time drama is too much to ask of this suddenly stunner-filled World Cup, at least Sunday could bring more clarity about which teams will make it out of their groups. England starts the day with a question...

Serbs angrier at World Cup ref than at nationalist gestures

Jun. 23, 2018 5:59 PM EDT

KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Serbs appeared angrier Saturday at the referee who officiated their country's 2-1 World Cup defeat than at two Swiss players who provocatively flashed Albanian nationalist gestures after scoring. Years of simmering Balkan tensions surfaced at the World Cup on Friday night as...