Tyrone Mears scored his first MLS goal in the 88th minute to lead the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 victory over a short-handed D.C. United.
Mears, a defender in his first season in the league, was outside the top right corner of the penalty area when a ball was headed away from goal toward that spot. Mears took it just inside the box and fired into the left side of the net past goalkeeper Andrew Dykstra.
The Sounders snapped a three-game losing streak and climbed into a tie with Vancouver atop the...
Kaka and Carlos Rivas helped Orlando City SC to a 2-0 victory over a second-string Columbus Crew in Tuesday night's U.S. Open Cup round-of-16 matchup.
Orlando's decision to field their first-choice XI paid off with Darwin Ceren setting up Kaka for the home team's opener in the 21st minute, before Rivas made sure of the victory with an excellent strike 13 minutes later.
The Crew, who started with nine changes from the team that drew 2-2 with Real Salt Lake on Saturday, were unable to work their way...
Chris Wondolowski scored his ninth goal of the season as the San Jose Earthquakes beat the LA Galaxy 3-1 in the California Clasico.
Matias Perez Garcia added two assists for the Quakes, the first on a well-placed cross that Wondolowski smashed into the net in the 28th minute for a 1-all tie. Wondolowski moved alone into second place the MLS goal race, three behind Columbus' Kei Kamara.
Clarence Goodson gave San Jose the lead in the 53rd minute, heading home Perez Garcia's corner kick.