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Timbers beat Quakes 3-1, earn playoff spot

Oct. 6, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Portland Timbers defied their recent results for a dominant win over San Jose that secured them a spot in the playoffs. "The players showed that in big moments they show up," Timbers coach Giovanni Savarese said. "They came today with an unbelievable energy, they stuck to the...

FC Dallas earns playoff berth with 6-0 win over Sporting KC

Oct. 6, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Zdenek Ondrasek scored twice and FC Dallas earned a playoff spot with a 6-0 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday in the regular-season finale. FC Dallas (13-12-9) will open the playoffs at Seattle. Sporting Kansas City finished 10-16-8. Ondrasek took a 50-yard pass from...

Timbers stay in playoff spot with 2-2 draw with KC

Sep. 29, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dairon Asprilla converted a penalty kick in the 85th minute to give Portland a contentious 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night, keeping the Timbers in line for a playoff spot. Asprilla was given the opportunity for his first goal after Ilie Sanchez fouled Jeremy...

Minnesota United FC edges Sporting Kansas City 2-1

Sep. 25, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Osvaldo Alonso and Hassani Dotson each scored late in the second half and Minnesota United beat Sporting Kansas City 2-1 on Wednesday night to clinch a playoff spot for the first time in club history. Botond Barath opened the scoring for Sporting KC in the seventh minute on a shot...

Colorado Rapids take down Sporting Kansas City 3-2

Sep. 21, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Tommy Smith scored in the 85th minute and the Colorado Rapids secured a 3-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City Saturday. Gerso Fernandes notched the first goal for Sporting Kansas City (10-14-7) in the third minute on a shot 20 yards out from the edge of the box. Smith put Sporting...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has hat trick, Galaxy routs Sporting 7-2

Sep. 16, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a hat trick and broke Los Angeles' season goal record with 26 in the Galaxy's 7-2 victory over Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night. The 37-year-old Swedish star tied it at 1 in 32nd minute to match the goal record set by Carlos Ruiz in 2002, then gave Los...