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Beric, Slonina help Fire beat Real Salt Lake 1-0

Oct. 23, 2021 23:23 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Robert Beric scored moments before halftime and the Chicago Fire held on to beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on Saturday night. Beric stopped a cross by Miguel Ángel Navarro, turned and blasted a shot inside the post in the 45th minute for Chicago. ...

Inter Miami scores 4 in 2nd half, routs FC Cincinnati 5-1

Oct. 23, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Gonzalo Higuaín scored the first of four second-half goals and Inter Miami kept its slim playoff hopes alive with a 5-1 victory over FC Cincinnati on Saturday night. Miami (11-15-5) has won two in a row after a six-game losing streak and...

Przybylko's PK goal helps Union beat Nashville 1-0

Oct. 23, 2021 23:02 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kacper Przybylko scored on a penalty kick, Andre Blake had his career-high 11th shutout of the season and the Philadelphia Union beat Nashville 1-0 on Saturday night. Nashville's Taylor Washington was called for a handball in the box and Przybylko...

Castellanos scores 2 goals, NYCFC beats DC United 6-0

Oct. 23, 2021 22:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Thiago Andrade scored 36 seconds into the game, Valentín Castellanos added two goals and New York City FC set a franchise record for goals in its 6-0 win over D.C. United on Saturday night. Malte Amundsen ran onto a through ball by Santiago Rodríguez...

Nealis scores first goal since 2019, Red Bulls top Crew 2-1

Oct. 23, 2021 20:24 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sean Nealis scored in the 87nd minute for his first MLS goal since 2019 and the New York Red Bulls beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. New York (12-11-7) is unbeaten in eight straight matches, with six wins. The Red Bulls have allowed...

Sporting edges Seattle; Revolution claim Supporters’ Shield

Oct. 23, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Johnny Russell scored in the 79th minute to extend his goals streak to seven games and help Sporting Kansas City beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 on Saturday. With Seattle’s loss, the New England Revolution (21-4-6) clinched the Supporters’ Shield for...

Zardes sprains knee, could miss US's November qualifiers

Oct. 23, 2021 09:35 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus Crew forward Gyasi Zardes likely will be sidelined for two to four weeks after he sprained his left knee, an injury that could cause him to miss the United States' World Cup qualifiers next month against Mexico and Jamaica. The 30-year-old...

Mukhtar, Willis help Nashville tie 1-1 with Crew

Oct. 20, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored in the 77th minute, Joe Willis had five saves and Nashville SC tied the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Wednesday night. Mukhtar, who scored four goals as a rookie last season, ran onto a cross by Daniel Ríos and slipped right-footer...

Lod, Fragapane goals put Minnesota United over the Union 3-2

Oct. 20, 2021 23:18 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Robin Lod and Franco Fragapane scored goals a few minutes apart as Minnesota United beat the Philadelphia Union 3-2 on Wednesday night. Emanuel Reynoso stole a pass in the attacking third and pulled the Philadelphia defense with him in the center...

New England tops DC United 3-2, is closer to points record

Oct. 20, 2021 22:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Buksa, Carles Gil and Gustavo Bou all scored after halftime to give the New England Revolution a 3-2 win over D.C. United on Wednesday night. New England (21-4-6) extended its undefeated run to eight games, and notched its third straight victory...