Kick Off: Acosta traded to Rapids | Martinez nets record | Quintero soaring

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FCD trades Kellyn Acosta to Colorado

Midfielder Kellyn Acosta (L) and forward Dominique Badji are on the move.

One of the biggest prospects in the US national team setup is on the move. FC Dallas midfielder Kellyn Acosta was traded to the Colorado Rapids in exchange for a package including striker Dominique Badji, a pick swap and sell-on percentages. READ MORE

Sounders take Cascadia points, turnaround continues

Seattle showed signs of life, riding a Nicolas Lodeiro double past visiting Cascadia Cup foe Vancouver 2-0. The big Whitecaps news of the weekend, however, has wing phenom Alphonso Davies the subject of a big transfer offer after he didn't play Saturday with the club's permission. READ MORE | RECAP

Quintero, Minnesota school LAFC

In Sunday's lone contest, red-hot Minnesota United forward Darwin Quintero accounted for a goal and two helpers in a 5-1 rout of visiting LAFC. In his weekend review, Armchair Analyst Matt Doyle noted that the Loons have a three-game win streak for the first time in their MLS history largely because the whole attack has risen to meet Quintero's level. READ MORE | RECAP

Martinez hat trick sends Atlanta clear

Atlanta United goal monster Josef Martinez chalked up his MLS-record sixth hat trick to steer the hosts to a 3-1 win over Saturday guests D.C. United and draw some big questions from the MatchDay Central crew. The result moved the home side four points clear atop the Supporters' Shield standings. WATCH VIDEO | RECAP

Ibra's winner expands Galaxy streak

Zlatan Ibrahimovic set up the equalizer and bagged the winner as the LA Galaxy stormed past hosts Philadelphia for a 3-1 victory over New England. The Galaxy have won three straight to reach fourth place in the West. RECAP

Red Bulls, Crew SC top East rivals

Daniel Royer and Bradley Wright-Phillips hit late to lift the New York Red Bulls to a 2-0 home victory over New England. The Big Apple bunch have now won five of their last six league matches. RECAP

Gyasi Zardes scored twice and Wil Trapp fired a stunning long-range winner in stoppage time as Columbus notched a 3-2 comeback victory over visiting Orlando City. Reports have the Lions fielding both a Crew SC trade offer and a competing bid from 2019 expansion team FC Cincinnati for attacker Justin Meram. RECAP

Derby draws at Houston, RSL

Mauro Manotas scored for the eighth time in his last eight games across all competitions to rally home side Houston to a 1-1 draw against Texas rivals FC Dallas. RECAP

Those same Rapids fought back from two goals down at Real Salt Lake to earn a 2-2 derby share. Even with Diego Serna's 88th minute leveler, Colorado remain winless in four. RECAP

Impact share points in Portland

Montreal posted another strong result this weekend by battling form side Portland to a 2-2 away draw at Providence Park. Is more help on the way for the Impact, who are on a 6-1-1 tear? All indications from both clubs suggest that Montreal will complete the capture of Guingamp strike veteran Jimmy Briand this week. READ MORE | RECAP

Exports: Pulisic wows 'em in Charlotte

Borussia Dortmund attacker Christian Pulisic put on quite a display in Sunday's 3-1 International Champions Cup win against Liverpool in Charlotte. His side was dominated for much of the game, but Pulisic turned the game after halftime by striking the equalizer from the spot, burying the winner on a break and forcing the rebound that served up the capper. WATCH VIDEO

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