BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Mike Magee scored on a penalty kick, Austin Berry headed in the tiebreaker in the opening minutes of the second half, and the Chicago Fire beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 on Wednesday night.
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Mike Magee scored his fifth straight goal since joining Chicago to lead the team past visiting Colorado.
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MONTREAL (AP) — Felipe Martins and Marco Di Vaio scored in the first half and the Montreal Impact beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 Wednesday night.
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Marco Di Vaio pulled even with Jack McInerney atop the Golden Boot standings, tallying his 10th goal of the season in the Impact’s convincing victory over the Dynamo.
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NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Stevenson will lead Major League Soccer’s new business unit.
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The German-born Macedonian international ends a 22-year run with Eintracht Frankfurt to join the Philadelphia Union.
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Portland hasn’t lost in 13 matches coming into the home of the two-time MLS Cup champions, where it has lost every match.
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Chivas USA’s last win came against Vancouver, 11 games ago. The Goats are last in the West and have new coach Jose Luis Real in charge for this match.
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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Julio Chavez, a defender and captain of Chivas USA’s Under-18 team, has died in an auto accident. He was 19.
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Pablo Mastroeni helped guide the Colorado Rapids through some of their best moments, including winning the MLS Cup in 2010.
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Colorado Rapids coach Oscar Pareja and defender Hendry Thomas have been suspended one game by MLS for their actions against San Jose last week.
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Vancouver Whitecaps winger Kekuta Manneh has been suspended one game by MLS for a collision with New England Revolution goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth.
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The Rapids play their first game since trading veteran midfielder Pablo Mastroeni to the LA Galaxy, kicking off a three-game road trip at Toyota Park.
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East-leading Montreal welcomes Houston, a team that could put itself in a contender’s position with a win in Quebec.
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The Real Salt Lake midfielder suffered a blow to the head in a friendly against Portugal but is expected to be cleared for Friday’s match against Spain, according to Tab Ramos.
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The Vancouver Whitecaps haven’t been playing well with the lead lately, but they just picked up three much-needed points.
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The struggling Los Angeles Galaxy sure could use a spark, and a new acquisition coupled with the return of their captain just may provide it.
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The Eastern Conference-leading Montreal Impact weren’t sharp after an extended break.
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FRANKFURT (AP) — Eintracht Frankfurt goalkeeper Oka Nikolov is leaving the Bundesliga club after 19 years to move to Major League Soccer.
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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Galaxy have acquired six-time MLS All-Star midfielder Pablo Mastroeni in a trade with the Colorado Rapids.
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The two-time World Cup veteran joins the MLS Cup holders in a trade that lands the Rapids a draft pick and an international slot.
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Kenny Miller scored two goals, including the winner, and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the New England Revolution 4-3 on Saturday night.
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The Scottish designated player earned his dough on Saturday, scoring twice and earning a penalty as the Whitecaps came from behind after conceding two early goals.
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — There was no celebration after the game for Earthquakes interim coach Mark Watson. San Jose’s players prefer waiting for something a bit bigger.
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Two Kenny Miller strikes helped the Whitecaps overcome an initial two-goal deficit and beat the Revolution.
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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Matias Sanchez and Dominic Oduro scored early and Andy Gruenebaum made three saves as the Columbus Crew snapped Montreal’s three-match winning streak with 2-0 victory over the Impact on Saturday night.
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WASHINGTON (AP) — D.C. United defender Daniel Woolard knocked the ball into his own net in the 41st minute, giving Toronto FC its first victory since March 9 with a 2-1 win Saturday night.
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San Jose came out to make a statement with new coach and new spark to work their way back up the ranks in the Western Conference.
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The Ghanaian striker had a predatory goal and an assist to drive his side forward and nab all three points.
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In a tussle between the teams with the worst records in MLS thus far, Toronto came out a goal to the good.
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PORTLAND, Ore (AP) — Darlington Nagbe scored in the 52nd minute and the Portland Timbers ran their MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games with a 1-0 victory over FC Dallas on Saturday.
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The Liberian-born attacker scored an excellent goal to bring his side within two points on the Western Conference leader.
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The RSL captain could add to his 25 caps when the Yanks face Honduras in his club’s home stadium.
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Though the New England Revolution are on a solid unbeaten run, they’re aware of how difficult it’s become to beat the Vancouver Whitecaps on their home pitch.
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While the Colorado Rapids are looking to extend their longest unbeaten streak in two seasons, the San Jose Earthquakes are hoping for a fresh start under interim coach Mark Watson.
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HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Seven-time French champion Lyon will play the New York Red Bulls in an exhibition on July 16 at Red Bull Arena.
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The Montreal Impact sit atop the Eastern Conference despite having played the fewest games of any MLS club.
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Although D.C. United have played well while advancing in the U.S. Open Cup, they haven’t been able to carry over that success to MLS competition.
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FC Dallas and the Portland Timbers each view MLS and U.S. Open Cup contests as equally important, which is a good thing considering the clubs are scheduled to meet in each competition within the next two weeks.
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The New England Revolution striker is reportedly unhappy over being left out of the lineup against Jamaica and won’t be available to face the United States on Tuesday.
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The D.C. United star suffered a concussion in Wednesday’s U.S. Open Cup victory and will miss Saturday’s match against Toronto FC.
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Toronto FC travels to D.C. United for the first meeting this season between two inextricably linked clubs.
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Montreal could solidify its grip on first place in the East with a win over a struggling Crew side.
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New England, riding a club record four-game shut out streak, has never lost to the Whitecaps in MLS play.
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Fresh off making a coaching change, San Jose is headed back to the Rocky Mountains, where it was spanked 3-0 in its last MLS appearance.
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Two of the best teams in the West come together for the second time this year after their first meeting ended in a stalemate.
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The two worst teams in Major League Soccer meet, each looking to improve on their paltry records.
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BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Patrick Nyarko scored on a diving header in the 78th minute to help the Chicago Fire beat the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Thursday in the fourth round of the U.S. Open Cup.
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The 31-year-old midfielder spent nearly two years with TFC, accumulating 56 appearances over all competitions.
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McCarthy’s Musings: Open Cup holder Sporting Kansas City crashes out as the field dwindles to eight (Goal.com)
USL Pro side Orlando City SC produced the shock of the fourth round by ushering the reigning champions out of the competition with a 1-0 victory at Sporting Park.
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