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Nguyen, Rossi help LAFC beat the Rapids 2-0

Aug. 20, 2018 12:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lee Nguyen and Diego Rossi each scored in the second half to help Los Angeles FC beat the Colorado Rapids 2-0 on Sunday night. Nguyen scored the opener for LAFC (12-7-6) in the 49th minute, gathering Jack Price's attempted clearance back into the area, rolling it back with his right foot...

DC United stays hot, beats 10-man Revolution 2-0

Aug. 19, 2018 10:07 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Luciano Acosta scored early and Zoltan Stieber added a late goal to help D.C. United win its third in a row, 2-0 over the 10-man New England Revolution on Sunday night. Acosta opened the scoring for United (7-9-6) in the 13th minute, finishing Paul Arriola's cross with a left-footed shot...

Josef Martinez ties MLS single-season record with 27th goal

Aug. 19, 2018 6:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez scored his 27th goal to tie the MLS season record and help Atlanta United beat the Columbus Crew 3-1 on Sunday. Julian Gressel set up Martinez's scoring opportunity with a steal in the Crew's half of the field. He passed it up to Martinez, who broke down a pair of defenders...

Man United women's team off to winning start

Aug. 19, 2018 2:17 PM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — At least one Manchester United team won on Sunday. In its first competitive game in 13 years, United women's side beat Liverpool 1-0 in a domestic cup game that marked a new era on Sunday. United coach Casey Stoney has thrown the team together from scratch , with the club having...

With sloppy defending, Man United loses 3-2 to Brighton

Aug. 19, 2018 1:43 PM EDT

BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Manchester United conceded three goals in a 20-minute span in the first half in a 3-2 loss to Brighton in the Premier League on Sunday. A few hours after Manchester City strolled to a 6-1 win over Huddersfield, United showed the gulf that currently exists to its fierce rival by...

Man City highlights gulf to fierce rival United in EPL

Aug. 19, 2018 1:33 PM EDT

Manchester City delivered yet another reminder that it is the team to beat in the Premier League this season. On Sunday's evidence, winning the league title looks beyond Manchester United. A few hours after City thrashed Huddersfield 6-1 — mainly thanks to a hat trick by Sergio Aguero — United...

Aguero scores hat trick, Man City beats Huddersfield 6-1

Aug. 19, 2018 11:09 AM EDT

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick, with one of the goals set up by his own goalkeeper, as Manchester City turned on the style in a 6-1 thrashing of Huddersfield in the Premier League on Sunday. Top of the highlight reel in the latest exhibition by City was a 70-meter pass from...

Rubio's 2 goals help Sporting KC beat Timbers 3-0

Aug. 19, 2018 1:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Diego Rubio scored two goals and Tim Melia had his 10th shutout of the season to help Sporting Kansas City beat the Portland Timbers 3-0 on Saturday night. Sporting (12-6-6) won its third straight to remain three points behind Western Conference-leading FC Dallas. Rubio rifled a...

Figueroa, Barrios help FC Dallas beat Minnesota 2-0

Aug. 19, 2018 12:57 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Maynor Figueroa and Michael Barrios scored in FC Dallas' 2-0 victory over Minnesota United on Saturday night. The kickoff was delayed more than 2 1/2 hours because of lightning in the area. FC Dallas (13-5-6) remained three points ahead of Sporting Kansas City for the Western...

Wondolowski's goal helps Earthquakes to 1-1 tie with Toronto

Aug. 19, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored in the tying goal in the 77th minute in the San Jose Earthquakes' 1-1 draw with Toronto FC on Saturday night. Wondolowski ran onto a long pass from Nick Lima and ripped a shot from the right side that bounced off goalkeeper Alex Bono. Wondolowski chased down...