Seattle Sounders crush San Jose
Lamar Neagle scored twice and Mauro Rosales added a goal and an assist to help lead the Seattle Sounders FC to a 4-0 win over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday.
Neagle made it 3-0 in the 54th minute with a left-footed kick from just inside the box after he danced around a defender and gave Seattle (3-3-3) its highest scoring output of the season after scoring only three in the first eight games.
San Jose (3-4-5) dropped to 0-3-2 on the road this season. The Earthquakes had snapped a six-game winless streak with a 2-1 win over Toronto FC on Wednesday.
Russell Teibert scored his first two MLS goal to lead the Vancouver Whitecaps to a 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Saturday night.
Teibert, a 20-year-old from Ontario is in his third season, but had not scored previously while playing sparingly most of the time. Darren Mattocks also scored for the Whitecaps (3-4-3), who ended a seven-game winless streak and beat the Galaxy for the first time.
Gyasi Zardes had the lone goal for Los Angeles (4-3-2), which was unbeaten in five previous regular-season meetings and also eliminated Vancouver in the opening round of the playoffs last year en route to a second consecutive MLS championship.
Teibert opened the scoring in the 63rd minute as he took a pass from Reo-Coker near the right corner of the Los Angeles box, cut back toward the middle and fired in a left-footed shot to put the Whitecaps up 1-0.
After netting his first MLS goal, Teibert pumped his fist in the air and ran to the Whitecaps bench and hugged teammates.
Teibert's second goal, in the 76th, proved be the winner as he sent a through ball to the corner of the Galaxy box where Gershon Koffie promptly passed it back to him for a left-footed strike. After the goal, teammate Jun Marques Davidson jokingly neatened Teibert's mohawk to make sure all hairs were pointing upward.
Zardes cut the Galaxy's deficit in half in the 86th as he headed in a cross from Villarreal.
However, Mattocks secured the win in stoppage time as second-half substitute Jordan Harvey chested the ball to him near the goal-line and he jammed it past Galaxy goalkeeper Carlo Cudicini.
Matteo Ferrari scored in extra time to give the Montreal Impact a 3-2 victor against Real Salt Lake on Saturday.
Ferrari's own goal in the first half gave RSL a 1-0 lead.
Salt Lake captain Kyle Beckerman put the visitors ahead 2-1 in the 77th minute.
Three minutes later, rookie Maxim Tissot started a play and Andrew Wenger tip a pass to Marco Di Vaio, who tied it.
With time almost expired, rookie Blake Smith got the ball to Ferrari off a corner kick and the central defender put a sliding shot low past Nick Rimando.
The victory kept Montreal (6-2-2) in the race for top spot in the Eastern Conference.
Salt Lake (5-5-2) snapped a two-game winning streak.
Je-Vaughn Watson's tiebreaking goal in the 77th minute lifted FC Dallas to a 2-1 victory over D.C. United on Saturday night.
Jackson also scored for league-best Dallas (7-1-3), which extended its unbeaten streak to 7-0-2. Dallas also improved to 6-0-1 at home while outscoring opponents 12-4.
Watson's first goal of the season was set up by Michel's corner kick that bounced past several players on both teams before hitting Watson's stomach near the far post and rolling in.
Dwayne DeRosario scored the only goal for United (1-8-1), which lost a franchise-record seventh straight contest by a combined margin of 18-4.
DeRosario's tying goal in the 44th minute was the first one allowed by FC Dallas in the first half all season and represented the D.C. captain's 101st career goal, tying him with Taylor Twellman for sixth on MLS' all-time list.
United, which was embarrassed 4-0 at home by Houston on Wednesday, had three players making their first starts of the season, including goalkeeper Joe Willis who had three saves.
FC Dallas goalkeeper Chris Seitz made two saves in just his second appearance of the season.
Lloyd Sam scored in the 55th minute to lift the first-place New York Red Bulls to a 1-1 draw with the New England Revolution on Saturday night.
Sam scored a minute after Diego Fagundez had put the Revolution ahead.
Eastern Conference-leading New York (6-4-3) extended its unbeaten streak to 4-0-1. The Red Bulls also increased their winless stretch at Gillette Stadium to 17 matches since their last win here on June 29, 2002.
New England (2-4-4) stretched is winless streak to 0-1-2.
The Red Bulls played without leading scorer Thierry Henry, while the Revolution's Jerry Bengtson was on the bench to start the game.
Jack McInerney scored his league-leading seventh goal of the season Saturday and Zac MacMath made six saves to lead the Philadelphia Union to a 1-0 victory over the Chicago Fire.
McInerney took a 35-yard pass from substitute Sebastien Le Toux in the 75th minute, danced around defender Jalil Anibaba and slipped the ball by diving goalkeeper Sean Johnson.
The victory was the first in three matches for Philadelphia (4-3-3) and only the second in its last seven games. It was the fourth loss for the Fire (2-6-1) in the last six matches and the second straight game without a goal. Chicago has been shut out in five of its nine matches this MLS season.
This was MacMath's second shutout of the season, with Chicago's best chances coming from midfield. He kicked away Dan Paladini's point-blank boot in the 33rd minute and made a diving stop on Quincy Amarikwa in the 95th minute to seal the victory.
Edson Buddle and Dillon Powers scored 61 minutes apart on Colorado's only two shots and the Rapids beat the Columbus Crew 2-0 on Saturday night for their second straight win.
Buddle, who scored 42 goals for the Crew from 2001-05, took a pass from Atiba Harris and, after several touches to create space, shot from close range for his second goal of the season in the 8th minute.
The play was set up by a cross from Danny Mwanga that found Harris in front of the goal.
''I tried to put myself in a dangerous spot and I saw Atiba post up before he got the ball,'' Buddle said. ''If he was able to trap it properly or lay it off, I wanted to be there. It popped right to me. I got a good touch and put it in the back of the net.
Colorado (4-4-3) assured its first win in eight tries in Columbus since 2005 when Powers' strike from long range deflected off Crew (3-4-3) defender Josh Williams after a free kick in the 69th minute.
Clint Irwin preserved his fourth shutout with a save on Glauber's header in the 80th minute as Colorado was outshot 22-4. Irwin finished with seven saves.