BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – The Chicago Fire were punished for their failure to convert a second half penalty kick, as Toronto FC equalized late before scoring a would-be winner that was dramatically disallowed.Read More
CHESTER, Pa. – Sebastien Le Toux has made every penalty kick he’s ever taken for the Philadelphia Union. This one might just the biggest.
In a key Eastern Conference matchup delayed an hour because of a rainstorm that drenched the PPL Park playing surface, Le Toux drilled a game-tying penalty kick in stoppage time to salvage a 2-2 draw for Philly against the rival New York Red Bulls on Saturday.
AJ DeLaGarza back with LA Galaxy after passing of infant son, expected to start at right back vs. San Jose
CARSON, Calif. – A.J. DeLaGarza is back with the LA Galaxy, solving one of their chief needs heading into Sunday's California Clasico and beginning his transition back to MLS's grind following the death of his infant son.
The Galaxy reported Saturday morning that the sixth-year defender had returned to the team and would be available for Sunday afternoon's clash against the San Jose Earthquakes at Buck Shaw Stadium (3 pm ET; UniMas).
Americans Exports: Brad Guzan, Aston Villa knock off Liverpool | Fabian Johnson swaps positions in win
AMSTERDAM – Brad Guzan continued his Anfield Road mastery on Saturday evening, shutting out Premier League hosts Liverpool by a 1-0 count.
The former Chivas USA star required just one save to move one-third of the way to his clean-sheet total from least season, notching his third of the new league campaign. Guzan did get some late help from the post in pushing his career record at Liverpool to 2-0-1.
Time running out for Chicago Fire as Frank Yallop admits "at least five wins" needed for playoff push
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. – Frank Yallop has conceded that his Chicago Fire team will need at least five wins from their remaining eight games if the Men in Red are to give themselves a chance of making the playoffs.
Yallop has watched an inconsistent Fire (5-7-14, 29 points) win just five games all season, but knows they need to start picking up wins if they are to make a late push for the playoffs, starting with Saturday’s clash with Toronto FC at Toyota Park (8:30 pm ET; MLS LIVE).Read More
Seattle Sounders first to clinch place in MLS Cup Playoffs after dramatic victory vs. Real Salt Lake
One down, nine more postseason berths to go.
Following a 3-2 stoppage-time victory against Real Salt Lake on Friday night, the Seattle Sounders became the first club to lock in their place in the 2014 MLS playoff field, a change in the top tiebreaker to total wins meaning the Sounders can't be pushed outside the top five in the Western Conference.Read More
AMSTERDAM – Everton netminder Tim Howard pulled off a fine double-save in stoppage time to preserve his first shutout of the Premier League season in a 2-0 victory at West Bromwich Albion on Saturday.
The Toffees star claimed four crosses and ably executed one mad dash out of his box, but his most stressful work came near time. Howard turned away Saido Berahino and then denied Georgios Samaras on the follow-up. The result pushed Everton up to ninth place, with a handful of clubs capable of passing them left to play on Sunday.
SAN JOSE, Calif. – Stylistically speaking, the San Jose Earthquakes’ 2014 season pivoted sharply on one specific moment.Read More
Chivas USA drop another game, this time to Sporting KC, but insist "we are fighting for everything here"
For 39 minutes on Friday, Chivas USA stood toe-to-toe with defending MLS Cup champions Sporting Kansas City.
But in the 40th minute, Dom Dwyer opened the floodgates with his 19th goal of the season, and Sporting scored three more in a commanding 4-0 win over Chivas at StubHub Center.Read More
Dom Dwyer knew his 19th goal of the year would come sooner or later, and that he'd have Sporting Kansas City's single-season scoring mark to himself.
He just wanted to make sure that goal made a difference in the standings, not just in the record book.
Dwyer got what he wanted on both counts.Read More
Heading into Friday night's game between Sporting Kansas City and Chivas USA, there was the feeling that something had to give, with both teams on four-game losing streaks.
In the end, Sporting made the most of the situation, grabbing three important points in a 4-0 win at StubHub Center, a game in which KC forward Dom Dwyer made history for his club.Read More
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