Men's soccer

July 07, 2019 - 12:54 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Vela scored twice and Los Angeles FC rallied to a club-record six goals after giving up the opening score, beating the Vancouver Whitecaps 6-1 on Saturday night. Vela, with 19 goals on the season, extended his lead to six goals ahead of Zlatan Ibrahimovic in the MLS Golden...
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Real Salt Lake goalkeeper Nick Rimando (18) can't stop a shot for goal by San Jose Earthquakes forward Danny Hoesen during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 6, 2019, in San Jose, Calif. San Jose won 1-0. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
July 07, 2019 - 12:53 am
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Danny Hoesen scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time to give the San Jose Earthquakes a 1-0 victory over Real Salt Lake on Saturday night. Paul Marie took Cristian Espinoza's short corner, drove it into the area and sent a cross into the area. Hoesen finished...
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Montreal Impact goalkeeper Evan Bush gives up a goal from the penalty spot to Minnesota United's Ethan Finlay during the first half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Montreal. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 07, 2019 - 12:52 am
MONTREAL (AP) — Mason Toye scored twice to lead the Minnesota United to a 3-2 victory over the Montreal Impact on Saturday night. Ethan Finlay also scored to help Minnesota (9-7-3) rally from a pair of one-goal deficits. Anthony Jackson-Hamel and Rudy Camacho scored for the Impact (9-9-3). Finlay...
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Sporting Kansas City midfielder Yohan Croizet (10) celebrates his goal with teammate Daniel Salloi, left, during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the Chicago Fire in Kansas City, Kan., Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 06, 2019 - 11:35 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (AP) — Yohan Croizet scored in the 14th minute and Sporting Kansas City held on to beat the Chicago Fire 1-0 on Saturday night. Felipe Gutiérrez launched the counterattack from behind the center circle, splitting a pair of defenders with the through ball and giving Croizet the...
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Argentina's Lionel Messi reacts after receiving a red card during Copa America third-place soccer match against Chile at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
July 06, 2019 - 11:21 pm
SÃO PAULO (AP) — For a match that didn't mean much, there was a lot going on as Argentina defeated Chile 2-1 to finish third in the Copa América on Saturday. It ended with Lionel Messi being sent off and boycotting the medal ceremony to protest the refereeing. "We shouldn't take part in this...
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Argentina's Lionel Messi, center left, and Chile's Gary Medel, center right, scuffle as referee Mario Diaz, from Paraguay shows the red card to both of them during the Copa America third-place soccer match at the Arena Corinthians in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Saturday, July 6, 2019. (AP Photo/Victor R. Caivano)
July 06, 2019 - 11:16 pm
SÃO PAULO (AP) — After another frustrating Copa América ending, Lionel Messi boycotted the medal ceremony to protest the refereeing and "corruption," claiming Argentina had not been treated fairly. Following defeats in the last two finals, Messi had a sudden end to this year's tournament by being...
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Seattle Sounders' Nicolas Lodeiro, right, dribbles past Columbus Crew's Artur during the second half of an MLS soccer match Saturday, July 6, 2019, in Columbus, Ohio. The Sounders won 2-1. (AP Photo/Jay LaPrete)
July 06, 2019 - 10:07 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nicolás Lodeiro scored his second goal in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to lift the Seattle Sounders over the Columbus Crew 2-1 on Saturday night. Seattle's Kelvin Leerdam hit the crossbar on a free kick in the 94th minute and then Lodeiro headed a deflected...
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July 06, 2019 - 9:51 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Rashawn Dally and Victor Ulloa scored their first goals and FC Cincinnati rebounded from a dismal outing with a 3-2 win over the Houston Dynamo on Saturday night, ending a six-game losing streak. Kekuta Manneh scored his team-leading third goal in the 29th minute to give...
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United States midfielder Christian Pulisic celebrates after scoring a goal against Jamaica during the second half of a CONCACAF Gold Cup semifinal soccer match Wednesday, July 3, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. The United States won 3-1. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)
July 06, 2019 - 7:52 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Remember the U.S. men's soccer team? It's also playing for a trophy on Sunday, taking on Mexico at Soldier Field in the final of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the championship of North and Central America and the Caribbean. Gone from the national sports consciousness since its October 2017...
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United States' Megan Rapinoe attends a press conference at the Stade de Lyon, outside Lyon, France, Saturday, July 6, 2019. US will face Netherlands in a Women's World Cup final match Sunday in Lyon. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)
July 06, 2019 - 2:36 pm
LYON, France (AP) — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women's World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa...
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