Men's soccer

FILE - In this Sunday, Aug. 18, 2019 file photo, Chelsea's Christian Pulisic, center, vies for the ball with Leicester's Ricardo Pereira, left, in front of Leicester's goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel, right, during the English Premier League soccer match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge stadium in London. U.S. winger, Christian Pulisic, who completed his move to Stamford Bridge in the offseason for $73 million, hasn’t played a minute of Chelsea’s last three Premier League matches and also stayed on the bench during the team’s 1-0 home loss to Valencia in the Champions League two weeks ago. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, File)
September 30, 2019 - 4:59 am
The group stage of the Champions League is only one round old and already Chelsea faces a match it cannot afford to lose. Just don't expect Christian Pulisic to play in the important game against Lille on Wednesday. The U.S. winger, who completed his move to Stamford Bridge in the offseason for $73...
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September 30, 2019 - 12:54 am
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Jefferson Savarino and Corey Baird scored and Real Salt Lake beat the Houston Dynamo 2-1 on Sunday to clinch a playoff berth. Real Salt Lake (15-13-5) snapped a three-game winless streak and, heading into next Sunday's regular-season finale, can finish as high as the No. 2 seed...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:56 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — During Minnesota United's first two years in MLS, the signs of progress were not exactly plentiful. This breakout season for the Loons has brought many measures of success, none more marked than a pair of performances against league-leading Los Angeles FC. Michael Boxall...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:19 pm
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Jack Price scored his first goal of the season, Tim Howard earned his fifth shutout in his last game and the Colorado Rapids kept their slim playoff hopes alive with a 3-0 victory over FC Dallas on Sunday. Colorado (12-15-6) remained three points behind Dallas (12-12-9...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:16 pm
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Jordan Morris scored in stoppage time and the Seattle Sounders beat the San Jose Earthquakes 1-0 on Sunday. Morris slipped behind the defense and chipped a shot past goalkeeper Daniel Vega into the net in the fourth minute of injury time. San Jose's Magnus Eriksson, near...
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September 29, 2019 - 10:10 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Dairon Asprilla converted a penalty kick in the 85th minute to give Portland a contentious 2-2 draw with Sporting Kansas City on Sunday night, keeping the Timbers in line for a playoff spot. Asprilla was given the opportunity for his first goal after Ilie Sanchez fouled...
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September 29, 2019 - 9:51 pm
CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Michaell Chirinos scored in stoppage time and the Vancouver Whitecaps beat the Los Angeles Galaxy 4-3 on Sunday. Hwang In-Beom, on the counterattack, patiently approached goalkeeper Matt Lampson before rolling a pass to Chirinos for an empty-netter in the third minute of...
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September 29, 2019 - 8:27 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pedro Santos had a goal and an assist in the second half and the Columbus Crew beat the Philadelphia Union 2-0 on Sunday night to hand the Eastern Conference's top seed to New York City FC. Youness Mokhtar's first career goal, set up by Luis Diaz and Santos, put Columbus up in...
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September 29, 2019 - 8:10 pm
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Teal Bunbury and Gustavo Bou scored, Matt Turner had his second consecutive shutout and the New England Revolution beat New York City FC 2-0 on Sunday to earn a playoff spot. New York City clinched the top seed in the Eastern Conference playoffs after the game when the...
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Atlanta United's Darlington Nagbe, right, challenges Montreal Impact's Samuel Piette during first half MLS soccer action in Montreal, Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 29, 2019 - 7:45 pm
MONTREAL (AP) — Julian Gressel scored for Atlanta United in a 1-1 tie with Montreal on Sunday that ended the Impact's playoff hopes. Gressel scored in the 53rd minute, and Bojan Krkic tied it for Montreal in the 81st. Defending champion Atlanta (17-12-4) has already clinched a playoff spot. Clement...
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