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Chivas wins CONCACAF title, beating Toronto on penalty kicks

Mexico’s Chivas beat Toronto FC 4-2 on penalty kicks Wednesday night to win the CONCACAF Champions League and the right to play in the Club’s World Cup for the first time in its history. Toronto got the 2-1 win in the Akron stadium to force the penalty kicks, where the Mexicans scored their

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LAFC’s successful road trip paves way for stadium opening

While all the talk this week is focused on the grand opening of LAFC’s shiny new Banc of California Stadium, it should also be noted that the expansion team is returning home from a successful road trip to start the season. LAFC opened with six road games, winning four and collecting 12 points .

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Mohamed Salah: From rescuing Roma to revitalizing Liverpool

His departure rescued Roma. When the two clubs meet over two legs in the Champions League semifinals, the matches will also serve as a celebration of Mohamed Salah, a player who means more to Roma and Liverpool than they could ever have imagined. The…

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Timbers hand NYCFC first loss of the season with 3-0 win

With a victory over previously undefeated New York City, the Timbers collected their second win after a disappointing start to the season. Sebastian Blanco, Fanendo Adi and Larrys Mabiala scored and the Portland Timbers ended New York City FC’s season-opening undefeated streak at seven games with

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Sounders beat Minnesota 3-1 for 1st win of season

Will Bruin doesn’t care how the goals come. All that matters to him and the Seattle Sounders is that they’re finally coming. Gustav Svensson and Bruin scored in a three-minute span midway through the first half and the Sounders won for the first time this season, beating Minnesota United 3-

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RSL needs late flurry to beat 10-man Rapids 3-0

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Joao Plata scored on a penalty kick in the 82nd minute, Damir Kreilach and Albert Rusnak added goals and Real Salt Lake beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday night.

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Orlando City wins 4th straight, beating Earthquakes 3-2

Chris Mueller had a goal and an assist and Orlando City held on to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 3-2 on Saturday night for its fourth win in a row. Mueller chest-trapped a long arcing pass by Yoshimar Yotun from beyond midfield, beat a defender and, f…

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Los Angeles FC beats Montreal Impact 5-3

MONTREAL (AP) — Carlos Vela scored on a penalty kick in the 83rd minute and expansion Los Angeles FC overcame Ignacio Piatti’s hat trick to beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 5-3 on Saturday.

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Russell has hat trick, Sporting KC routs Whitecaps 6-0

Johnny Russell had his first career MLS hat trick and Sporting Kansas City routed the nine-man Vancouver Whitecaps 6-0 on Friday night for the largest margin of victory in Children’s Mercy Park history. Kansas City (5-1-2) is undefeated in its last seven matches – with five victories. Vancouver

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Toronto stunned by Chivas in CCL title first leg

Toronto FC is the best team in MLS history, and was MLS’ best shot at a first CONCACAF Champions League title. But now that’s looking like a long shot.

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Portland owner fined for criticizing referee on Twitter

NEW YORK (AP) — Portland Timbers owner Merritt Paulson has been fined by Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber for criticizing referee Baldomero Toledo after a 3-2 loss to Orlando on April 8.

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Zusi’s goal lifts Sporting KC to 2-2 draw with Sounders

Graham Zusi and Ilie Sanchez scored to help Sporting Kansas City tie the Seattle Sounders 2-2 on Sunday. Zusi slipped behind the defense and ran onto a long well-played ball from Jimmy Medranda before chipping it over a sliding defender and goalkeeper…

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Zlatan scores again, teases about World Cup

Zlatan Ibrahimovic hasn’t played for Sweden since retiring from international duty in 2016. But he seems to be on course for a World Cup comeback.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic scores, Galaxy beat Fire 1-0

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored in his first MLS start and the Los Angeles Galaxy beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Saturday.

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Rapids beat Toronto FC 2-0 after taking early lead

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jack Price scored his first career MLS goal in the second minute, Shkelzen Gashi added a penalty kick late in the second half, and the Colorado Rapids beat Toronto FC 2-0 on Saturday.

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Wright-Phillips, Red Bulls beat Impact 3-1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips had a goal and an assist on Saturday and the New York Red Bulls beat the Montreal Impact 3-1.

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