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NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

(Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland. Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second. Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

With the score tied at 0-0 & half-time swift approaching, Felipe brought the game to life with a 30-yard strike to donate New York the lead in the 43rd minute.

Things quickly received worse for the home side as they fell 2-0 down in first-half stoppage time after Perrinelle headed home.

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NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

(Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland. Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second. Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

With the score tied at 0-0 & half-time swift approaching, Felipe brought the game to life with a 30-yard strike to donate New York the lead in the 43rd minute.

Things quickly received worse for the home side as they fell 2-0 down in first-half stoppage time after Perrinelle headed home.

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Soccer-NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

Soccer-NY Red Bulls beat Timbers, clinch postseason berth

Sept 20 (Reuters) – The New York Red Bulls clinched a berth in the Major League Soccer postseason & climbed to the top of the Eastern Conference on Sunday with a 2-0 victory over Portland.

Goals from Felipe & Damien Perrinelle in the first half sealed the win for New York, who became the first team into the playoffs. New York are on 48 points, one more than Columbus Crew in second.

Portland, on 41 points, hold the sixth playoff spot in the West.

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Barnetta with a goal and assist, Union beat Dynamo 2-0

Barnetta with a goal & assist, Union beat Dynamo 2-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Tranquillo Barnetta scored his first MLS goal & had an assist to assist the Philadelphia Union beat the Houston Dynamo 2-0 on Sunday night.

Philadelphia (9-15-6) snapped a four-game home winless streak & pulled with three points back of sixth-place Montreal for the final playoff position in the Eastern Conference.

Houston (9-12-8) remained six points out of the final postseason spot in the Western Conference.

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Kamara scores twice, lifts Crew over Union, 2-1

Kamara scores twice, lifts Crew over Union, 2-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 21st & 26th minutes & the Columbus Crew held on to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Saturday night.

The Crew (12-9-8) took the lead when a Union defender deflected Harrison Afful's cross from the right flank to Kamara, who finished with a header from near the far post. They were in nearly the same places 5 minutes after when Kamara tapped in Afful's low untouched cross with his right foot his MLS-leading 20th goal of the season.

The Union (8-15-6), who entered the game a point out of an Eastern Conference playoff position, pressed their attack in the second half, creating many chances, including C.J. Sapong's 66th-minute goal.

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Kamara scores twice, lifts Crew over Union, 2-1

Kamara scores twice, lifts Crew over Union, 2-1

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kei Kamara scored in the 21st & 26th minutes & the Columbus Crew held on to beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Saturday night.

The Crew (12-9-8) took the lead when a Union defender deflected Harrison Afful's cross from the right flank to Kamara, who finished with a header from near the far post. They were in nearly the same places 5 minutes after when Kamara tapped in Afful's low untouched cross with his right foot his MLS-leading 20th goal of the season.

The Union (8-15-6), who entered the game a point out of an Eastern Conference playoff position, pressed their attack in the second half, creating many chances, including C.J. Sapong's 66th-minute goal.

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Igboananike scores twice, Fire plays Union to 3-3 draw

Igboananike scores twice, Fire plays Union to 3-3 draw

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Kennedy Igboananike scored his second goal of the game in extra time & Sean Johnson had eight saves to assist the Chicago Fire rally for a 3-3 draw with the Philadelphia Union on Sunday night.

Igboananike tied it in the 92nd minute, finding the top-left corner of the net. He put away a left-footer, splitting two defenders at the top of the 6-yard box, off a cross from Patrick Nyarko in the ninth minute.

Goals by Fernando Aristeguieta & Fabio Alves gave Philadelphia (6-13-5) a 2-1 lead at the half.

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Soccer-US championship results and standings

Soccer-US championship results & standings

July 26 (Infostrada Sports) – Results & standings from the US championship matches on Sunday

Sunday, July 26

New York City FC 5 Orlando City SC 3

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Giovinco helps Toronto FC beat Philadelphia, 2-1

Giovinco helps Toronto FC beat Philadelphia, 2-1

TORONTO (AP) — – Sebastian Giovinco had a goal & an assist to assist Toronto FC beat the Philadelphia Union 2-1 on Saturday.

The game turned in a 3-minute sequence in the first half when Giovinco played provider for Marky Delgado in the 29th minute & scored himself in the 32nd.

Substitute Conor Casey, a former TFC player, scored in stoppage time for the Union after making room for a low shot that beat a diving Joe Bendik.

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Soccer-US championship results and standings

Soccer-US championship results & standings

June 29 (Infostrada Sports) – Results & standings from the US championship matches on Sunday

Sunday, June 28

Portland Timbers 4 Seattle Sounders 1

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