Real Salt Lake
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|6||Sporting Kansas City||18|
|7||Real Salt Lake||17|
Marco Pappa scored in the 16th minute to lift the Seattle Sounders to a 1-0 win over the Colorado Rapids on Wednesday night, moving them into first place in the Western Conference.
Pappa's goal was his first of the season for the Sounders and also his first since scoring last Oct. 25.
Goalkeeper Stefan Frei earned his league-leading seventh shutout and his third in a row. Seattle has not allowed a goal at home for 380 minutes, dating back to a 3-2 loss to San Jose on March 14.
The Rapids have...
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...