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Nyarko breaks tie, DC United beats Atlanta United 2-1

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Nyarko scored his first goal of the season in the 60th minute and D.C. United rallied to beat expansion Atlanta United 2-1 on Wednesday night.

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Toronto, Montreal tie 1-1 in Canadian Championship 1st leg

Matteo Mancosu and Jozy Altidore traded goals in the first half and the Montreal Impact and Toronto FC played to a 1-1 draw Wednesday night in the first leg of the Canadian championship final. The second leg of the two-game, total-goals series is Tues…

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Portland Cascadia Cup match pushed to Sunday night

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The start time for Sunday’s Major League Soccer match between the Seattle Sounders and the Portland Timbers has been pushed back to 7:30 p.m. because of high temperatures in the forecast.

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It’s Rivalry Week in MLS! Red Bulls-NYCFC grabbing attention

It’s Rivalry Week for Major League Soccer with three marquee matchups set for the weekend. The rivalry is new, started when NYFC joined the league in 2015, but geography made it a hit with fans. Hype around the game at Red Bull Arena was already underway Tuesday when representatives from the league

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Growing rivalry highlighted as TFC visits Impact in Canadian Championship play

Patrice Bernier goes back 17 years when the topic turns to the Montreal-Toronto soccer rivalry. For Bernier, the Montreal Impact’s loss to Toronto FC in the Major League Soccer Eastern Conference final last November was merely the latest chapter in the on-again, off-again battle between Canada’

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Meet the players refusing to ‘stick to sports’

Amid a fevered political and social climate, more and more soccer players are speaking out despite the perceived consequences.

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Perez says he hasn’t spoken to Ronaldo about rumors of exit

Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says he has yet to speak with Cristiano Ronaldo regarding speculation that the star forward wants to leave Spain after being accused of tax fraud. ”The whole thing is very strange because Cristiano Ronaldo is a great guy, both as a player and a person.

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Toronto FC and Montreal Impact renew rivalry, this time with trophy on the line

Emotions run deep when Toronto FC plays in Montreal, so perhaps it’s not surprising that midfielder Jonathan Osorio was a little unsettled at finding himself in the Impact dressing room last week. Osorio was with Canada for an international friendly against Curacao and the home side got the Montreal

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Wright-Phillips scores 2 late goals, Red Bulls beat Union

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips scored two late goals and the New York Red Bulls beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Sunday.

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Toronto FC young striker Jordan Hamilton looks to make the most of his chances

Jordan Hamilton has made the most of his 64 minutes of league action with Toronto FC this year. The latest was a delightful glancing header that sealed Toronto’s 2-0 win over D.C. United on Saturday night. Ten minutes after coming on in the 75th minute, Hamilton headed to the near post on a Sebastian

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Alessandrini’s late goal lifts Galaxy to 2-2 tie with Dynamo

Romain Alessandrini scored in stoppage time and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied for a 2-2 draw with the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night. Alessandrini poked a cross past Bradford Jamieson in the fourth minute of injury time. From the top of the 6-yard…

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Movsisyan, Real Salt Lake beat Minnesota United 1-0

Yura Movsisyan scored a late goal and Real Salt Lake beat expansion Minnesota United 1-0 on Saturday night. Movsisyan chipped in from point-blank range in the 84th minute. Justen Glad’s header of a corner kick by Joao Plata was stopped by Bobby Shuttleworth, but the goalkeeper lost control of the

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Techera helps Whitecaps salvage 1-1 draw with FC Dallas

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Cristian Techera scored on a free kick in the 74th minute to help the Vancouver Whitecaps tie FC Dallas 1-1 on Saturday night.

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Gordon strikes late again in Rapids’ 2-1 win over Timbers

Alan Gordon came on in the 80th minute and scored nine minutes later to give the Colorado Rapids a 2-1 comeback victory over the Portland Timbers on Saturday night. On June 3, Gordon entered late and scored in the 86th in a 2-1 victory over the Columbus Crew. Colorado tied it on Dominique Badji’

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BMO Field becoming a fortress for TFC, with D.C. United the latest victim

It’s taken Toronto FC 11 seasons to notch its 100th regular-season win but the victories are coming quickly these days. Second-half goals by Jozy Altidore and Jordan Hamilton helped Toronto put away a resolute D.C. United in a 2-0 win before an amped-up, soldout crowd of 28,627 Saturday night.

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Almiron scores the go-ahead, Atlanta United tops Crew 3-1

Amid a stretch of six games in 18 days, Atlanta United manager Tata Martino stressed the importance of managing minutes. ”It’s always important to try and give your guys as many minutes off as possible when you have so many games coming up,” Martino said through a translator.

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