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Seattle's Chad Marshall announces retirement due to injuries

May. 22, 2019 1:34 PM EDT

TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — Three-time MLS defender of the year Chad Marshall has announced his retirement due to injury, bringing an end to a 16-year career that included stints with the Columbus Crew and Seattle Sounders. Marshall announced his decision Wednesday after missing Seattle's last two games with...

DaMarcus Beasley to retire at end of Houston Dynamo season

May. 21, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — DaMarcus Beasley says he will retire after 20 years in professional soccer when the Houston Dynamo finish their season. The midfielder and left back turns 37 this week and is the only American to either play in four World Cups or appear in a European Champions League semifinal. Beasley said...

Shinyashiki, Rapids beat Galaxy 1-0, snap eight-game skid

May. 19, 2019 10:09 PM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Andre Shinyashiki scored late, Tim Howard had his first shutout of the season and the Colorado Rapids beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 1-0 on Sunday night for their first win of the season. Howard finished with a season-high six saves for Colorado (1-9-2), which snapped an 11-game winless...

Vela's late goal helps LAFC to 1-1 tie with FC Dallas

May. 19, 2019 9:46 PM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Carlos Vela scored a late goal and Los Angeles FC rallied for a 1-1 tie with FC Dallas on Sunday night. FC Dallas (5-5-3), which is winless in its last five games, played a man down after Matt Hedges was shown a red card for denial of an obvious goal-scoring opportunity by Carlos Vela...

Barlow, short-handed Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0

May. 19, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Tom Barlow scored his first MLS goal to help the short-handed New York Red Bulls beat Atlanta United 1-0 on Sunday night and snap Atlanta's MLS-record streak of five consecutive shutouts. Atlanta United (6-4-2), which had 66.9% possession and outshot the Red Bulls 12-6, conceded its...

Nani, Akindele help Orlando City beat FC Cincinnati 5-1

May. 19, 2019 5:20 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Luís Carlos "Nani" Almeida da Cunha and Tesho Akindele each scored twice and Orlando City beat FC Cincinnati 5-1 on Sunday to snap a four-game winless streak, including three consecutive losses. It was the most goals scored by Orlando City (4-6-3) since a 6-1 win over New England...

Dynamo rally with consecutive goals to beat DC United 2-1

May. 18, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Memo Rodríguez and Tommy McNamara scored a minute apart in the middle of the second half to rally the Houston Dynamo past D.C. United 2-1 on Saturday night. Rodríguez tied it at 1-all for the Dynamo (7-2-2) in the 67th minute, cutting inside from the left side of the penalty area...

Cornelius' late goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-1 draw against SKC

May. 18, 2019 10:49 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Derek Cornelius scored in the fourth minute of second-half stoppage time to help the Vancouver Whitecaps pull level for a 1-1 draw against 10-man Sporting Kansas City on Saturday night. Cornelius tied it for the Whitecaps (3-6-4) with a left-footed volley from near the penalty spot...

Wondolowski breaks Landon Donovan's MLS goals record

May. 18, 2019 10:32 PM EDT

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski scored four times to pass Landon Donovan for most career MLS goals, and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the Chicago Fire 4-1 on Saturday. Wondolowski tied Donovan's record at 145 with his first goal in the 21st minute. Shea Salinas sent in a curling pass that...

Finlay's goal lifts Minnesota United over Crew 1-0

May. 18, 2019 10:17 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Ethan Finlay scored against his former team in the 70th minute, and Minnesota United held on for a 1-0 win over the Columbus Crew on Saturday night. Romain Métanire played in a diagonal cross, which Brent Kallman headed back across the 6-yard box, and Finlay was waiting near the far...