MLS Regular Season

Sporting KC sigue sin ganar en casa

DT Peter Vermes atribuye derrota a errores y falta de definición
Sporting KC sigue sin ganar en casa
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KANSAS CITY, Kan.- Sporting KC sumó su cuarto partido sin ganar en casa al caer ante el Columbus Crew 2-1. Después de perder la oportunidad de obtener de nueva cuenta el liderato de la Conferencia del Este, Sporting KC se dice preparado y con la capacidad de retomar el camino de la victoria.

“Jugamos bien, movemos bien el balón, lo único que nos hace falta es conseguir los números”, explicó el DT del equipo Peter Vermes.

Recap: Alonso's volley gives Sounders win in Colorado

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Colorado vs. Seattle, Rivero, Alonso

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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. – Osvaldo Alonso’s 65th-minute volley handed the Seattle Sounders a 2-1 win over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, sending the Rapids (7-14-1) to their sixth consecutive loss, which ties a franchise record for futility.

With the game tied 1-1 well into the second half, Eddie Johnson’s inch-perfect cross found an unmarked Alonso running into the box, and the Cuban midfielder one-timed a volley into the corner for a sensational first goal of the season and the decisive tally for the Sounders (9-5-7).

Recap: Magee comes through for undermanned LA in win at FCD

FINAL: DAL 0, LA 1
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FRISCO, Texas — Playing without two of their three big stars, the LA Galaxy produced a fine defensive display and rode a second-half Mike Magee goal to a 1-0 win over FC Dallas on Saturday night in front of a record crowd of 22,565 at FC Dallas Stadium.

Magee, who hadn’t appeared in a match since July 4, scored his fifth goal of the season, and third in his last five matches.

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Recap: Arrieta bags brace as Crew hold off Sporting 2-1

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It didn’t take Jairo Arrieta long to make an impact with the Columbus Crew – and to extend Sporting Kansas City’s home woes.

Arrieta, who joined the Crew at midseason from Costa Rican club Deportivo Saprissa, scored his first two MLS goals to lead Columbus to a 2-1 victory on Saturday night at Livestrong Sporting Park.

Recap: Di Vaio opens account, Impact win in Nesta's debut

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Kenny Cooper and Nesta

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MONTREAL – Eight games into his MLS career, Marco Di Vaio has gotten the monkey off his back.

The Italian striker opened his acount with the first of the Montreal Impact's three goals in a 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 19,441 at Stade Saputo.

Montreal scored two quick goals at the start of the second half, including Di Vaio’s first and Davy Arnaud’s fourth, before Thierry Henry pushed his 2012 total to 11 goals in the 57th minute. Sanna Nyassi added the insurance tally in the 75th minute.

D.C. United adquiere al brasileño Raphael Augusto

El volante llega como préstamo del Fluminense de Brasil
D.C. United adquiere al brasileño Raphael Augusto

D.C. United anunció el sábado que el club ha fichado al mediocampista brasilero Raphael Augusto a préstamo del Fluminense de Río de Janeiro. Augusto es un volante ofensivo de 21 años con experiencia en el Sub-20 de Brasil. Por pólizas del club y de la Liga, los términos del contrato no fueron difundidos. Augusto estará disponible una vez finalizado su certificado de transferencia internacional y su visa.

TFC rue mistakes on crucial set-piece goal in Houston loss

Poor marking on flicked-on corner kick undoes Reds, leads to loss vs. Houston
TFC rue mistakes on set pieces
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TORONTO – It’s not that Toronto FC were unaware of the presence of Houston’s Brad Davis on set pieces.

Paul Mariner, the Reds’ head coach, has talked about Davis’ ability each time the teams have played this season, including the 3-3 draw on June 20 in their first meeting.

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Possession, midfield control key to Dynamo succes at BMO

Houston out-possess and dominate Toronto in 2-0 win at BMO
Dynamo all about possession now
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Coming into Saturday’s match at Toronto, the Houston Dynamo knew that controlling possession would go a long way to success.

And it did.

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Recap: Davis, Dynamo roll TFC, extend winning streak to 4

FINAL: TOR 0, HOU 2
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Houston's Calen Carr, Toronto's Ashtone Morgan

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TORONTO — Both Toronto FC and the Houston Dynamo were working on three-game winning streaks when they met on Saturday.

Now Houston’s is four.

Brad Davis had two assists, Calen Carr scored on a header following a corner kick in the final minute of the first half, and Brian Ching struck a late security goal as the Dynamo earned a 2-0 win over the Reds before 19,652 at BMO Field.

The victory was Houston’s first on the road since March and the first ever in Toronto, a span going back six games since TFC entered the league in 2007.

Pick 'Em: MLSsoccer.com editors pick weekend matches

MLS editors pick Quakes to win, while home teams reign supreme
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Pick 'Em: Week 21
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Week 21 Pick Em

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Each week, the MLSsoccer.com editors will share their picks ahead of the league matches. Here are their picks for this weekend's slate of games.

Make your picks and compete against your friends for prizes in MLSsoccer.com's newest fantasy game – MLS Fantasy: Pick 'Em.

See the Week 20 picks here.

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