Picault, Elliott lead Union past Revolution, 3-2
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Fabrice-Jean Picault scored on a penalty kick and Jack Elliott had his first multi-goal game to help the Philadelphia Union beat the New England Revolution 3-2 on Saturday night.
Picault converted from the spot in the 76th minute, after New England’s Antonio Delamea was called for a hand ball in the area, to give Philadelphia (9-11-3) a 3-2 lead.
Elliott, a 22-year-old defender who came in with one career goal, opened the scoring in the 14th minute. He made it 2-0from point-blank range in the 24th.
New England (7-8-8) is winless in its last six games.
WHITECAPS 2, TIMBERS 1
The Timbers (10-3-8) had not dropped a league match since losing 3-2 at Orlando City on April 8. The 15-match streak was the longest in MLS this season and equaled a franchise record for Portland.
Diego Valeri scored on a second-half penalty kick for the Timbers, who lost at home for the first time this season.
Kamara gave the Whitecaps (9-9-6) the early lead with a header off a free kick in the 14th minute.
In the 43rd minute, Techera scored from close range in his 100th MLS appearance to put the Whitecaps up 2-0.
Valeri got another chance in the 71st minute, this time scoring on a penalty kick against Stefan Marinovic for his ninth goal of the season. His free kick in the 89th minute was slapped away by Marinovic.
RAPIDS 2, EARTHQUAKES 1
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Nana Boateng scored his first MLS goal in the 93rd minute lift Colorado past 10-man San Jose.
Boateng took Edgar Castillo’s short pass and found some room in the penalty area before cutting back a shot that skipped though two defenders and outside the reach of the goalkeeper.
RED BULLS 1, FIRE 0
Wright-Phillips opened the scoring in the 55th minute. Daniel Royer stole a pass from Chicago’s Dax McCarty at the top corner of the area and tapped it to Wright-Phillips for the finish with the outside of his right foot. He has 15 goals this season.
The Red Bulls (15-6-2) have won five of their last six. Chicago (6-14-5) has lost seven in a row.
SPORTING KC 2, LAFC 0
Fernandes opened the scoring in the 17th minute, settling Diego Rubio’s pass with his first touch and finishing a left-footed shot just inside the far post. Sanchez doubled the lead in the 66th minute, converting from the spot after Felipe Gutierrez drew a penalty against Dejan Jakovic.
Sporting (11-6-6) won back-to-back road games for just the second time since 2015. LAFC (10-7-6) is winless, while scoring just four goals, in its last five after a five-game unbeaten streak.
MINNESOTA UNITED 2, LA GALAXY 2, TIE
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Romario Ibarra scored in the 84th minute to help Minnesota finish with a 2-2 draw against Los Angeles.
Abu Danladi ran behind Ibson’s well-played through ball and crossed it to a streaking Ibarra for the equalizer.
Sebastian Lletget gave the Galaxy a 2-1 lead in the 73rd minute, driving diagonally into the area and hooking a shot around the goalkeeper. Zlatan Ibrahimovic had a free kick crash off the crossbar in the 80th minute that would have given LA a two-goal lead.
The Galaxy (10-8-5) have just one loss since the end of May. Minnesota United (9-13-1) snapped a two-game losing streak.
CREW 1, DYNAMO 0
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored in the first minute of second-half stoppage time and Columbus beat Houston.
Zack Steffen made five saves for his eighth shutout of the season.
Columbus (11-7-6) has won three in a row. Houston (7-10-6) is winless in its last six matches, including four consecutive losses.
IMPACT 1, REAL SALT LAKE 1, TIE
Real Salt Lake (10-9-5) is unbeaten in its last four matches and has scored in 18 consecutive home matches, going 14-1-3 during that span. Montreal (9-13-3) snapped a three-game winless streak.