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Fans push soccer club to cancel Qatar game over human rights

Jun. 27, 2022 14:47 PM EDT

WATFORD, England (AP) — Fan groups said they persuaded English soccer club Watford on Monday to cancel a planned preseason game against Qatar over human rights issues. The supporter groups Proud Hornets, representing LGBT fans, and Women of Watford published a joint statement...

Atlanta loses Brooks Lennon 6-8 weeks with knee injury

Jun. 27, 2022 13:10 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Injury-plagued Atlanta United has lost another player, announcing Monday that defender Brooks Lennon will miss six to eight weeks after a freak incident. Lennon injured his left knee before a 2-1 loss at Toronto on Saturday. During pregame warmups, he slipped on a...

Petrovic has 6 saves in Revs' scoreless draw with Whitecaps

Jun. 26, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Djordje Petrovic made six saves for the New England Revolution in a scoreless draw with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Sunday. The Revolution (6-5-6) ran their unbeaten streak to nine games at 4-0-5. Cody Cropper made two saves for...

Burke gives first-place Union 2-1 victory over NYCFC

Jun. 26, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke’s goal lifted the Philadelphia Union to a 2-1 victory over New York City FC on Sunday. Burke’s game-winner came in the eighth minute of second-half stoppage time to put the Union (7-1-8) ahead 2-1. Jose Martinez had an assist on the goal. ...

LAFC hopeful Bale can join club within a couple weeks

Jun. 26, 2022 20:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — John Thorrington confirmed Sunday that Gareth Bale is joining Los Angeles FC. The timing of when that will happen remains a bit unsettled. Thorrington, LAFC's co-president and general manager, said after Sunday's match against the New York Red Bulls he is hopeful...

Arango, Palacios score in LAFC's 2-0 victory over Red Bulls

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cristian Arango and Diego Palacios scored three minutes apart in the second half as Los Angeles FC pulled away for a 2-0 victory over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday. MLS-leading LAFC improved to 10-3-3 with its fourth shutout of the season and capped a...

Lovitz, Mukhtar lead Nashville to 3-1 win, DC winless in 6

Jun. 26, 2022 13:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defender Daniel Lovitz scored early, Hany Mukhtar followed with his third brace of the season and Nashville rolled to a 3-1 victory on Saturday that extended D.C. United's league winless streak to six games. Lovitz pounced on a deflection in the sixth minute,...

Blanco makes PK when Rapids keeper debuts, Timbers win 3-0

Jun. 26, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastián Blanco converted a tiebreaking penalty kick in first-half stoppage time just after 19-year-old goalkeeper Abraham Rodriguez made his Major League Soccer debut in place of injured William Yarbrough, and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday...

Room's four saves help Columbus earn 0-0 draw with RSL

Jun. 26, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Eloy Room finished with four saves to help the Columbus Crew earn a scoreless draw with Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Zac MacMath had two saves for Real Salt Lake (8-4-5). Real Salt Lake took 11 shots, five more than Columbus (4-5-6). RSL had...

Driussi, Hoesen help Austin salvage 2-2 draw with Dallas

Jun. 25, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Sebastián Driussi and Danny Hoesen scored late in the second half to help Austin FC rally for a 2-2 draw with FC Dallas on Saturday night. Austin (8-4-4) trailed 2-0 when Driussi found the net in the 72nd minute. Driussi's ninth goal of the season pulls him...