Kei Kamara regains MLS goal lead in Crew's win at Rapids; other results

Sunday August 9th, 2015

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP)—Kei Kamara scored twice in the second half to regain the MLS goals lead in the Columbus Crew's 2–1 comeback victory over the Colorado Rapids on Saturday night.

Kamara has 17 goals in 24 games to move a goal ahead of Toronto FC's Sebastian Giovinco.

The Crew (9-8-7) tied it in the 52nd minute when Kamara made a diagonal run to the left side of the area and fired a left-footed, turn-around shot inside the far post. He slotted home Hector Jimenez's cross 12 minutes later.

Bobby Burling scored for Colorado (5-8-9) in the 42nd minute, rising high to head in Vicente Sanchez's free kick.

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MONTREAL (AP)—Chris Rolfe scored early and Bill Hamid was strong in goal in D.C. United's victory over Montreal.

Eastern Conference-leading United (13-7-5) won its third straight, and ended Montreal's unbeaten streak at three games. The Impact dropped to 8-9-4.

Rolfe scored in the 13th minute.

With central defender Laurent Ciman sitting out a one-game suspension, the Impact started a young back line that was victimized early when Victor Cabrera mishandled a ball under pressure and Jairo Arrieta slid it to Rolfe, who went in alone and beat Evan Bush. It was Rolfe's third goal in two games.


VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP)—Cristian Techera scored twice and Octavio Rivero and Pa-Modou Kah added goals to help Vancouver beat Real Salt Lake.

Vancouver (13-8-3) stretched its Western Conference lead to four points over FC Dallas and tied a franchise mark for victories in a season with 10 games left. Salt Lake dropped to 7-9-8.

Techera made it 3-0 in the 50th minute from a tight angle off a pass from Jordan Harvey that Rivero just missed poking in himself. Techera added his second in the 68th minute from distance, blasting a shot past Attinella after a free kick for his fourth of the season.


TORONTO (AP)—Benny Feilhaber scored on a penalty kick and also had an assist in Sporting Kansas City's victory over Toronto.

Sporting Kansas City (10-4-7) stretched its unbeaten streak over Toronto FC (9-9-4) to six games and ended the Canadian team's home undefeated streak at four.

Feilhaber opened the scoring on the penalty kick in the 20th minute for his eighth goal of the season.

Micheal Bradley tied it for Toronto in the 22nd, and Kansas City pulled ahead in the 29th on Krisztian Nemeth's header off Feilhaber's free kick. Nemeth also has eight goals this season.

Jacob Peterson completed the scoring in the 87th minute.


HOUSTON (AP)—Alex scored in the 77th minute and Houston outlasted short-handed San Jose.

With San Jose playing a man down, Oscar Garcia led Sheanon Williams in stride down the right wing. Williams' service to the penalty spot reached Alex for a tap-in goal.

The Earthquakes (7-10-5) tied it in the 70th minute on Quincy Amarikwa's goal.

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DaMarcus Beasley started the scoring in the 55th minute.

Houston (8-8-7) has a three-game unbeaten streak.


ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)—Tally Hall made seven saves and Orlando City held off Philadelphia in the scoreless draw.

Hall's biggest moments came in the 69th and 87th minutes, saving Cristian Maidana's wide-open shot and Richie Marquez's point-blank header. Hall has four shutouts this season for Orlando City (7-10-7).

Rookie John McCarthy had his first career shutout for Philadelphia (6-13-5).

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