VANCOUVER, BC – It was a tale of two penalties at BC Place on Saturday night. New York City FC had to survive a second-half onslaught at the Western Conference-leading Vancouver Whitecaps but they held firm to record a much-needed 2-1 victory to keep their playoff hopes alive.
HOUSTON, TX – In his 300th start, Brad Davis delivered a boost to the Houston Dynamo, scoring a 47th-minute winner to clinch three points in a 3-2 win over the Colorado Rapids.
FOXBOROUGH, MA – The Philadelphia Union entered Saturday night’s match against the New England Revolution with an eye on their upcoming U.S. Open Cup final on Wednesday. Head coach Jim Curtin chose to rest a number of their regular starters. And the plan worked, as young goalkeeper Andre Blake turned in a sensational 10-save performance that allowed the visitors to hold serve and earn a point in a 1-1 draw at Gillette Stadium.
COLUMBUS, OH – Fanendo Adi bested Kei Kamara in a battle of physical target men as the Portland Timbers earned a 2-1 win over Columbus Crew SC in front of a packed house in Columbus.
TORONTO, ON — The return of Gilberto to his old stomping grounds nearly proved decisive, but Sebastian Giovinco assisted Toronto FC in weathering a one-man outburst on Saturday afternoon at BMO Field as TFC beat Chicago Fire 3-2.
MONTREAL, QC – As the Colonel would say, this is getting rather silly. Didier Drogba was, once more, the story at Stade Saputo this Saturday afternoon, when his two goals led the Montreal Impact to a 2-0 win over DC United. With seven tallies in six MLS games, Drogba now has the second-most for Montreal this season.