Matteo Ferrari made up for a first-half own goal with a game-winning strike in stoppage time, and the Montreal Impact rallied from a one-goal deficit twice to top visiting Real Salt Lake at Stade Saputo. The Vancouver Whitecaps ended their seven-game MLS winless streak on Saturday, as Canadian Russell Teibert scored his first two professional goals in a 3-1 win over the LA Galaxy
The smallest player in Major League Soccer came up huge Saturday night. Joao Plata, all 5-foot-2 of him, assisted on both Luis Gil and Javier Morales’ goals in Real Salt Lake’s 2-0 victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps in front of 17,480 at Rio Tinto Stadium.
Impact are back on top of the mountain. Toronto loses late again. Vancouver comback against Dallas.
The LA Galaxy’s return to a familiar back four paid dividends and Landon Donovan’s return to familiar form, or something close to it, informed an often inspirational performance as the reigning MLS Cup champions ended Sporting Kansas City’s month-long unbeaten run with a 2-0 decision at the Home Depot Center.
A late penalty converted by Vancouver Whitecaps forward Camilo canceled out a sensational Olmes García goal for Real Salt Lake to ensure a 1-1 draw at BC Place on Saturday afternoon. After Toronto FC’s Robert Earnshaw scored his fifth goal of the season, the Philadelphia Union’s Jack McInerney netted a dramatic stoppage-time equalizer as Toronto and Philly settled for a 1-1 draw.
José Luis “El Chelís” Sánchez Solá ended his first month in charge of Chivas USA on a high note, with his squad capping its March schedule with a 2-1 victory against the Vancouver Whitecaps. Goals by a veteran attacker and a rookie midfielder simply weren’t enough for Toronto FC to upset the LA Galaxy. The Montreal Impact are perfect no more.
Week 4 saw Montreal boast 4 straight wins. Vancouver’s unbeaten start spoiled while Toronto enjoyed its bye week.