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Sebastian Giovinco scored on an early highlight-reel goal and Toronto FC beat the Portland Timbers 1-0 on Saturday night.
The 5-foot-4 Italian forward scored in the fifth minute with a spectacular left-footed shot from 25 yards out that beat diving goalkeeper Adam Kwarasey.
Giovinco has five goals in 10 MLS games to tie the injured Jozy Altidore for the team lead. Giovinco has six goals in his last nine games in all competitions.
Toronto had other chances to add to its total, but failed to beat...
Felipe Martins' goal-line block on a Michael Barrios shot in the 72nd minute of play helped the New York Red Bulls play FC Dallas to a scoreless draw Friday night.
Barrios, who came on in relief of reigning MLS rookie of the year Tesho Akindele in the 59th minute, found open space to the left of Luis Robles and bent a shot that cleanly beat the New York keeper, but the Brazilian midfielder, positioned on the goal line, made the save.
Bradley Wright-Phillips took a cross from Chris Duvall in the...