Philadelphia Union 4, New England Revolution 4
The New England Revolution went into PPL looking to get the win against an always boisterous 16,148 fans. The two put one on of the craziest performances of the year. New England came out to an early lead in the 9' wen A.J. Soares headed home a Chris Tierney corner.
New England added another in the 21' on a Lekic Penalty Kick after he was clipped in the box. New England's Zerka headed home another in the 26' from a Chris Tierney cross. finally got on the board in the 28' when Roger Torres sent a pretty curling left footed shot into the upper far corner of the net. Philadelphia New England answered back in the 33' when Benny Feilhaber blasted a low hard shot from outside the top of the box.
The second half was all
and it started in the 54' with Freddy Adu notching his 1st MLS goal since his comeback into the league. Sebastian LeToux put away a Penalty Kick in the 80th after he was taken down in the box moments earlier for Pat Phelan. LeToux caps off the amazing comeback in first minute of stoppage time off a low hard volley. Philadelphia New England failed to yet again close out another game after taking the lead.
Los Angeles Galaxy 1,
0 Colorado Rapids
Sporting Kansas City 3, Houston Dynamo 0
Seattle Sounders 1, Real Salt Lake 2
New England Revolution 2, FC Dallas 0
In a stunner over the weekend, the New England Revolution not only managed to knock off one of the best teams in MLS but also managed to hold onto a lead to secure a victory. The goal-scoring was started by
New England's Shalrie Joseph in the 14' when he headed home a beautiful cross by Moncef Zerka. Both teams had a number of decent chances to put away a goal or two but either lacked the quality to put them away or saw the opposing keepers come up with big saves for their club. However, Rajko Lekic was able to added a second goal for New England on the night in the 85' following a cross by Benny Fielhaber that was flicked on to the back post by Ryan Cochrane where Lekic was left alone for the goal. The 15,498 fans at Gillete Stadium were treated to an unexpected victory by their club.
Philadelphia Union 0, Portland Timbers 0
This match-up saw two teams experiencing to opposite runs of form. The Union have struggled of late to secure victories while
was carrying a 2 game win-streak into the match. Neither team was able to produce any real quality opportunities to score throughout the match. Most attempts were from way outside the box or rolled wide of the net. However, Portland would see the best chance for a goal in the 88' when Nakazawa ran onto a great centering pass at the top of the box but saw his effort only rattle the crossbar. The match ended in a 0-0 draw and the 18,504 fans at Philadelphia went home empty handed. PPL Park
New York Red Bulls 1, Vancouver Whitecaps 1
The New York Red Bulls hosted the team with the worst record in MLS in what many considered a must-win for them in order to keep their play-off hopes alive. Right from the start
showed great energy and nearly went ahead in the match. However, Camillo's beautiful finish through the legs of NY Keeper Bouna Condoul was called off for what appeared to be a questionable off-side ruling. Both sides had a couple of quality chances to jump ahead but their keepers came up with big stops to keep it level. Vancouver finally did take the lead in the 23' when Camillo dribbled through the NY defense toward the touchline and passed it into the box where David Chumiento volleyed it to himself, spun and slammed home the volley. Things only got harder for NY when Jan Gunnar Soli saw straight red in first half stoppage time on a questionable call. Then in the 68', second half substitute Juan Agudelo, side-footed home an excellent cross from Rafa Marquez to tie the game for the Red Bulls. The 1-1 score held and the 19,684 fans at Red Bull Arena witnessed yet another draw for their club. Vancouver
Columbus Crew 2, Toronto FC 4
Eastern Conference leaders, Columbus, hosted Eastern Conference cellar-dwellars Toronto FC at Crew Stadium looking to put some distance between them in the Eastern Conference play-off race. However,
had other thoughts. They jumped out onto an early lead in the 21' when Nick Soolsma put away a rebound from a long range Torsten Frings effort. Then Ryan Johnson added a second goal for Toronto Toronto just before half with a nice header over ' Will Hesmer and into the far side of the goal. Columbus Columbus' Tommy Heinemann pulled one back in the 67' to make it 2-1 in favor of . Julian DeGuzman put away a third goal for Toronto with a low hard drive into the left corner from outside the box that sealed the game for them. Toronto Columbus would add another goal in the 87' from Andres Mendoza only to see put another away themselves in the 92' from Danny Koevermans. Toronto FC secured 3 points and their first ever victory at Crew Stadium. Toronto
Chivas USA 0, DC United 3
This match saw the potential resurgence of DCs Charlie Davies who netted a Hat Trick on the night and the continued struggles of Chivas
. Davies first goal came in the 11' when Chris Pontius was sent behind the defense with a long pass behind the defense by Dwayne DeRosario. Pontius then sent a low cross across goal that Davies slid onto and put away for the first goal of the night. Davies second goal occurred only minutes later when an Andy Najar cross was poorly cleared by Chivas and fell to the feet of Chris Pontius. Pontius chose to pass to a wide open Charlie Davies who one-timed it into the far net, instead of take the shot himself and DC was off to a 2-0 lead. Davies completed his Hat Trick in the 66'. The play started with a nice ball from Dwayne DeRosario into space for Chris Pontius who took one touch past his defender and was behind the defense. Pontius then slid a great through-ball onto a wide open Charlie Davies who put it away. DC united held off for the victory in fron of the reported 12,245 fans at the USA , however, it wasn't all glory for the squad as Pontius had to leave the game with what turned out to be a broken Tibia. Home Depot Center
San Jose Earthquakes 2, Chicago Fire 0
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