Nicolas Hasler scored his first MLS goal to boost league-leading Toronto FC to a 3-1 win at the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.
After Chicago could only half-clear the ball in the 63rd minute, Victor Vazquez lofted the ball back into the box and Hasler headed home the winner.
Marco Delgado had opened the scoring and Sebastian Giovinco added a late goal as Toronto widened its lead in the Eastern Conference to seven points ahead of New York City FC's game on Sunday.
Delgado poked home after Chicago...
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Orlando and Columbus' crucial showdown
In the parlance of MLS, this one is what's called a "playoff six-pointer."
Columbus Crew SC currently has a tenuous grasp on a playoff position in the Eastern Conference. The men in yellow occupy fifth place but are just two points up on Montreal Impact, in seventh, and have played two more games. With less than 10 games to go, Gregg Berhalter's team needs...
Clint Dempsey scored his 50th career goal for the Seattle Sounders to provide a 1-0 win over Sporting Kansas City on Saturday.
Dempsey headed home from a Jordan Morris cross in the 36th minute to reach the landmark in his fourth full season with Seattle since his return to MLS in 2013.
After regaining control of the ball high on the right wing side, Morris took it toward the end line and floated a cross into the penalty area. Dempsey met it eight yards in front of the net and headed it into the...