In Wednesday’s MLS action, Toronto FC beat the Red Bulls to cling its first playoff berth in franchise history. FC Dallas also took sole possession of first place in the West with a win over the Whitecaps.
TORONTO (AP) —
Giovinco sent a charge through the crowd of 18,143 when he deked a slew of Red Bulls defenders before firing a shot into the right side of the net in the 78th minute. The star striker flew back to Canada hours after playing a
It was the fourth straight win for Toronto FC (15–13–4), which is headed to the playoffs for the first time after joining MLS in 2006.
Herculez Gomez gave Toronto a 1–0 lead in the 51st minute.
FC Dallas 2, Whitecaps 0
FRISCO, Texas (AP) —
FC Dallas (16–10–6) has 54 points and is tied with the
Diaz made it 2–0 in the 52nd after a nice individual effort. Ousted got a hand on the shot but it found the back of the net.
Vancouver had its winless streak extended to five games. The Whitecaps' best scoring chance came when
Timbers 1, Real Salt Lake 0
SANDY, Utah (AP) —
Portland (13–11–8) moved into a tie with Seattle for fifth in the Western Conference. Real Salt Lake (11–13–8) is tied for eighth, six points back of the Timbers.
Adi had a close-range shot saved in the 21st, and Rimando came out of his box to block Adi's fast-break attempt in the 44th.