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Aug 17

Piatti scores twice, Impact beat Fire 3-0

Ignacio Piatti scored twice and the Montreal Impact beat the Chicago Fire 3-0 on Wednesday night for their first three-game winning streak of the Major league Soccer season. Matteo Mancosu added another from the penalty spot to help Montreal (9-8-6) e…

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Aug 17

All in the Family: Timbers keep former players in the fold

Even though they retired after last season, three Portland Timbers didn’t ride off into the sunset. Former captain Jack Jewsbury is now Portland’s director of business development, while fellow midfielder Ned Grabavoy was named director of scouting and recruitment. The Timbers have a reputation

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Aug 16

New York Red Bulls dash FC Cincinnati’s fairytale US Open Cup run with late rally

  • Red Bulls rally from two down to stun Cincinnati in US Open Cup semi-final
  • Bradley Wright-Phillips scores two of New York’s three unanswered goals
  • FC Cincinnati were trying to become first non-MLS team in final since 2008

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two of New York’s three unanswered goals and the Red Bulls advanced to the title game of the US Open Cup with a 3-2 victory over FC Cincinnati on Tuesday night.

It was a crushing defeat for FC Cincinnati, a second-year club of the United Soccer League, which shares second-division status with the NASL in the United States pyramid.

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Aug 16

Wright-Phillips has 2 goals, Red Bulls reach Open Cup finals

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two of New York’s three unanswered goals and the Red Bulls advanced to the title game of the U.S. Open Cup with a 3-2 victory over FC Cincinnati on Tuesday night.

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Aug 15

Colorado Rapids fire head coach Pablo Mastroeni

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Pablo Mastroeni was fired as head coach of the Colorado Rapids on Tuesday and replaced on an interim basis with assistant coach Steve Cooke.

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Aug 15

Rapids fire head coach Pablo Mastroeni

With 12 games left in the regular season, Colorado has decided to make a change at the manager position.

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Aug 14

Hertha beats Hansa in cup match twice stopped by fireworks

In a game overshadowed by pyrotechnics, bangers and small fires in the stands, Hertha Berlin beat third-division Hansa Rostock 2-0 in the first round of the German Cup on Monday. Hertha supporters lit pyrotechnics shortly after the interval and their …

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Aug 14

Sigi Schmid finds a flawed LA Galaxy in his search for redemption

The veteran coach’s return to southern California seemed like a Hollywood script. But now Galaxy are struggling to qualify for the playoffs

As juicy narratives go, Sigi Schmid’s return to the LA Galaxy could have been scripted 20 or miles or so due north from the StubHub Center, up in the Hollywood Hills.

When Schmid took over from deposed first-year coach Curt Onalfo late last month, the opportunity offered the 64-year-old redemption on multiple levels.

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Aug 14

Silva helps Real Salt Lake run unbeaten streak to 6

Luis Silva scored with a sudden strike in the 64th minute to lift Real Salt Lake to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Sunday night in a match that was carried over from Saturday. The game was halted in the 29th minute on Saturday because of a severe t…

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Aug 13

Ronaldo sent off after scoring in Madrid’s 3-1 win at Barca

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo was sent off after helping Real Madrid secure a 3-1 win at Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Sunday.

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Aug 13

Lewis, Villa lead NYCFC to 2-0 win over Galaxy

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Jonathan Lewis and David Villa scored to help New York City FC beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 2-0 on Saturday night.

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Aug 13

Howard has 6 saves as Rapids play FC Dallas to 0-0 draw

Tim Howard had six saves for the Colorado Rapids and FC Dallas had a goal taken away by video review as the teams played to a 0-0 draw on Saturday night. It was Howard’s third shutout this season for Colorado (6-12-4), which is winless in its last 11 road matches – the third-longest such streak

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Aug 13

Elis, Sanchez lift Dynamo past Quakes, into tie for first

Alberth Elis and Vicente Sanchez each had a goal and an assist, and the Houston Dynamo blanked the San Jose Earthquakes 3-0 on Saturday night. Houston (10-7-7) joined Seattle and Sporting Kansas City at the top of the Western Conference standings by i…

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Aug 13

Justin Morrow leads Toronto FC past Timbers 4-1

Justin Morrow scored twice in the second half, helping Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 4-1 on Saturday night. Victor Vazquez and Marco Delgado also scored for Toronto (13-3-8), which improved to 9-0-3 at home this season. Alex Bono was working o…

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Aug 13

Dzemaili leads Impact to 3-0 win over Union

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Blerim Dzemaili scored two second-half goals, and the Montreal Impact beat the Philadelphia Union 3-0 on Saturday night.

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Aug 13

Rain, lightning halt Real Salt Lake, DC United

WASHINGTON (AP) — A heavy rainstorm and lightning forced Real Salt Lake and DC United to abandon their match in Washington on Saturday night.

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