Timbers aim for rivalry reversal after tough '14 at hands of Sounders
BEAVERTON, Ore. – Coming into the 2014 season, one of the main points of motivation the Seattle Sounders used following a disappointing year was the success of their most hated rivals, the Portland Timbers.
'Caps drop points at home again, but Robinson refuses to hit panic button
VANCOUVER, B.C. – The Vancouver Whitecaps have been road warriors this season, claiming three wins from their four away matches so far this year. At home, however, it's been a different story for the league leaders.
Saturday night's 2-1 loss to D.C. United meant Vancouver have now dropped eight points from their five home games this season. It's been a very different story compared to recent years when BC Place has proven something of a fortress for the Whitecaps.
DC's Ben Olsen has plenty of reasons to celebrate victory in Vancouver
D.C. United entered Saturday night’s matchup with the Vancouver Whitecaps in need of a bit of a change in pace.
Having blown second-half leads in their previous two matches, United took the field against Vancouver not only looking to extract a result, but to manage the game better — and if given the chance, finish it off.
VAN 1, DC 2: United down league leaders on stunning Rolfe game-winner
VANCOUVER, B.C. - The leaders in the West and the co-leaders in the East served up an exciting feast of soccer at BC Place on Saturday evening, but it was D.C. United who fought back from conceding an early Pedro Morales goal to come away with a 2-1 victory over a 10-man Vancouver Whitecaps side.
Dynamo critical of Taylor red card, bemoan coughing up two-goal lead
HOUSTON – Jermaine Taylor stood flummoxed in the mouth of the Houston Dynamo's goal. He was looking at referee Kevin Stott, who was showing him the red card that would give Sporting Kansas City the chance to equalize a wild game.
Vermes critical of Sporting KC despite last-gasp draw in Houston
On the one hand, there was Sporting Kansas City's stirring comeback from a 3-1 deficit to salvage a road point as well as becoming the first team to score more than one goal against the Houston Dynamo this season. On the other, there was the realization they only had one point to show for their four-goal effort – something that hadn't happened in 36 previous matches against MLS competition.
Revs put on a show in 4-0 drubbing vs. RSL: "We had good chemistry"
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. – The offensive floodgates have officially opened in New England.
After scoring six goals over their first seven games, the Revolution scored four times against a depleted Real Salt Lake side on Saturday night. In the process, they showed the attacking potential that many thought they were capable of after signing Juan Agudelo in the offseason.