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|2||New England Revolution||19|
|3||New York Red Bulls||17|
Sebastian Giovinco scored on an early highlight-reel goal and Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday night.
The 5-foot-4 Italian forward scored in the fifth minute with a spectacular left-footed shot from 25 yards out that beat diving goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey.
Giovinco has five goals in 10 MLS games to tie the injured Jozy Altidore for the team lead. Giovinco has six goals in his last nine games in all competitions.
Toronto had other chances to add to its total, but failed to beat...
My big idea this weekend was to head down to PPL Park and witness D.C. United -- Supporters Shield-leading D.C. United that is -- do whatever it is that has taken them to such a prominent position early in the MLS season. And yes, there was also the next installment of what's become a long-running Philadelphia Union soap opera to look forward to, but the principal draw was to see Ben Olsen's United side do their thing.
As for what that "thing" is, no-one really seems to know for sure, though...