MLS: Wright-Phillips nets hat trick as Red Bulls shut out Toronto FC
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) —
Wright-Phillips scored in the fourth, 25th and 27th minutes for the fastest hat trick in MLS history. He has eight goals in the last seven game — the Red Bulls are 5-1-1 in that span — after going scoreless in the first seven.
New York (6-7-1) survived a full half playing a man down after Gonzalo Veron was shown a red card in the 43rd.
Wright-Phillips opened the scoring with a header, off the feed from
Toronto (4-5-4) in winless in its last four matches.
The Red Bulls, who had an MLS-low three points on April 24, moved into a tie with Philadelphia atop Eastern Conference.
Revolution 2, Sounders 1
FOXOBORO, Mass. (AP) —
Nguyen tied it in the 24th minute after the referee ruled that defender Erik Friberg handled the ball inside the penalty area. Nguyen has a goal and an assist in each of the last three matches.
Hollinger-Janzen, who entered the game in the 76th minute, went to the far post from outside the box to give the Revolution (3-4-7) the lead about 4 minutes later.
Dynamo 1, Whitecaps 1
With assistant coaches
Houston opened the scoring on a pretty pass from midfielder Alex. The Brazilian slipped a ball between two defenders to an open Beasley. He then beat goalkeeper
Tempers flared near the end of the first half. Houston's Alex threw a punch and kicked at Vancouver midfielder
Crew 4, Real Salt Lake 3
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —
Kamara scored his second and third goals on headers in the 64th and 74th minutes to give the Crew (3-4-5) a 4-1 lead.
Ola Kamara netted his first goal to tie it in the 17th minute, finishing
The opening kickoff was delayed 1 hour, 40 minutes because of lightning in the area.
Impact 3, Galaxy 2
MONTREAL (AP) —
In the dying seconds of stoppage time, Drogba scored from 30 yards out.
"I just wanted to hit the target, and that's what I did," said Drogba, who has scored in four consecutive matches. "I was lucky enough that the goalkeeper didn't hold it. These things happen. That's football. That's the game."
"I knew his capabilities for free kicks," Rowe said. "I knew he was just going to try to make it knuckle, make it dance. I just took my eye off it for a second. It's definitely a frustrating one. The guys put in a good effort and they deserved a better result."
"We really needed that win," Montreal coach Mauro Biello said. "What a big goal by Didier. It's great for the morale and the confidence. My dressing room was very vibrant after the game. I don't think I've heard Saputo Stadium that loud in all the years."
Fire 1, Timbers 1
BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) —
Accam, who missed six games because of a knee injury and was suspended for a seventh, redirected a low cross from Kenney Igboananike into the net to tie it in the 20th minute.
Chicago (2-5-5) hasn't had a multi-goal game since its season-opening, 4-3 loss to NYCFC on March 6. The Fire are last in MLS with 11 points and 10 goals.
Rapids 1, Union 1
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) —
Carroll ran underneath
The Union (5-3-5) responded only 5 minutes after the Rapids (8-2-4) opened the scoring on
The Union extended their unbeaten streak to seven while the Rapids stayed unbeaten in their nine home games this season.