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MLS Week 18: Big crowd for San Jose vs LA

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Week 18 of the 2017 MLS season saw another big crowd for an MLS game. San Jose drew 50,617 to Stanford Stadium for the California Clasico against the LA Galaxy. They gave the home fans a stoppage time winner, taking the game 2-1. It didn't start well for San Jose with Jelle Van Damme putting the Galaxy up in the 11th minute.

Nine-Man Orlando Keep Fire in Check

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The Chicago Fire had a superb opportunity to grab three very valuable away points on Sunday night, but failed to find a way to break down a closely packed Orlando City defense and had to settle for a share of the spoils after a 0:0 draw. The home side went down to ten men when Rafael Ramos was sent off in the 26th minute after a clash with Brandon Vincent.

Match preview: Philadelphia Union at Orlando City SC-THURSDAY

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We take a look at the upcoming Philadelphia-Orlando match. Here is a few things to watch when the teams take the field in central Florida.

MLS Ticker: Giovinco set to miss match, Sjoberg undegoes surgery, and more

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Toronto FC has yet to win a match in 2017, and finding that first win just became significantly more difficult.

According to the Toronto Sun, Sebastian Giovinco has been ruled out of Toronto FC's clash with the Vancouver Whitecaps due to a leg injury, specifically a contusion to his illiotibial band.

SBI Spotlight: Joe Bendik ready to settle down, start anew with Orlando City

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Joe Bendik has traveled quite a few miles to play the game he enjoys, but the 26-year-old goalkeeper is ready to settle down in his new home of Orlando.

After graduating from Clemson, the 6-foot-3 netminder flew to Norway and signed on with Sogndal.

Major Link Soccer: Would you boo ten goals?

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Real Madrid fans let head coach Rafael Benitez have it, even as their squad went on to score ten La Liga goals for the first time since 1960.

Seattle

The Seahawks, despite clinching a playoff berth in their win over the Cleveland Browns, have a growing injury list. Perhaps they should take Megan Rapinoe up on a joint rehab offer.

FC Dallas holds on for 3-2 win over Toronto FC after 3 hour rain delay

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After losing 4-0 at home to the Colorado Rapids last week, FC Dallas wasted no time trying to regain form as they scored just 30 seconds into their match against Toronto FC, a match that started Saturday night but ended early Sunday morning.

Dallas midfielder Fabian Castillo ran onto a long pass from left back Moises Hernandez and squeezed a right-footed shot between the near post and Toronto goalkeeper Joe Bendik to open the scoring.

FC Dallas holds on for 3-2 win over Toronto FC after 3 hour rain delay

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After losing 4-0 at home to the Colorado Rapids last week, FC Dallas wasted no time trying to regain form as they scored just 30 seconds into their match against Toronto FC, a match that started Saturday night but ended early Sunday morning.

Dallas midfielder Fabian Castillo ran onto a long pass from left back Moises Hernandez and squeezed a right-footed shot between the near post and Toronto goalkeeper Joe Bendik to open the scoring.

Early goals galore as TFC tie Dynamo

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By RYAN TOLMICH

Exactly one week after combining for six scores, Toronto FC and the Houston Dynamo brought the goals out of each other yet again.

The two Eastern Conference sides split four first-half finishes, drawing 2-2 Saturday at BBVA Compass Stadium.

Dynamo forward Will Bruin started the scoring in the 11th minute by taking advantage of an errant backpass from TFC defender Bradley Orr to a charging Joe Bendik.

Bendik signs multi-year deal to remain with TFC

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By DAN KARELL

Arguably the lone bright spot in a dismal 2013 season for Toronto FC has agreed to stay as the team builds for the future.

Starting goalkeeper Joe Bendik put pen to paper on Tuesday on what the club calls a "multi-year" contract.

Orlando City SC

Unbeaten Run Reaches an Incredible 9 Matches

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It was a night of visceral dominance on Saturday at Toyota Park by a Chicago Fire side that came out hungry and did not stop until visiting Orlando City SC had been beaten to a pulp. No Fire player was more dominant than winger David Accam, who scored three times, to go along with an assist in a 4:0 rout.

Orlando City overcomes two red cards for hard-earned draw with Fire

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Orlando City could have easily folded after seeing not one, but two players issued red cards in Sunday's home clash with the Chicago Fire. Stopping a Fire team on a four-match winning streak was going to be hard enough, doing so down players due to some questionable ejections seemed downright impossible.

Bill Hamid

Fantasy Focus: 20+ Crew

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Columbus midfielders ftw

With a score of 174 points, Vandelay Industries led the league. Captain David Villa (NYC, $11.1) posted two assists and 28 points to lead the team. Meanwhile, Justin Meram (CLB, $10.2) added a goal to his two assists for 20 points, and Joe Bendik (ORL, $5.1) earned two clean sheets and 18 points.

D.C. United adds three new trialists

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D.C. United is taking some extra players to Florida to see who can make the roster

Today we found out the names of some more of D.C. United's trialists, with some competition for the starting goalkeeper role in Bill Hamid's absence among them. Steve Goff is reporting that United's trialists will include goalkeepers Chris Konopka and Paolo Tornaghi, as well as midfielder Kevan George.

Fantasy Focus: Stop me if you've heard this before...

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Landon. Again. And while we're here, it's also all about the U.

A total of 130 points vaulted Eagles Screaming to the scoring lead this round. The duo of Landon Donovan (LA, $11.8) and captain Sebastien Le Toux (PHI, $8.4) scored 22 points each, with Le Toux contributing an assist over two games, and Donovan notching two goals and two assists in one game.

Fantasy Focus: Federico Returns

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Our second place overall team is first in scoring this week, as cvIMPACT scored 85 points. Sean Johnson (CHI, $5.1M) wore the captain's armband and scored 16 points over two games to lead the team. Both Robbie Keane (LA, $11.0M) and Mike Magee (CHI, $9.8M) scored 11 points, though Keane did it in just one game to Magee's two.

clean sheet

Fantasy Focus: Hey hey hey!

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It's Albert Rusnak!

!BL4CKnRED scored 83 points to lead this round. Romain Alessandrini (LA, $9.5) donned the armband and scored a goal on the way to 20 points to lead the team. Meanwhile, Seth Sinovic (SKC, $5.3) tallied a goal and an assist for 13 points, while Sebastian Giovinco (TOR, $12.

Fantasy Focus: Don't think I'm loco

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It's a cold world. You could use some hot cocoa.

A score of 79 points led the league this week, as Lord Sauro(n) set the pace. Mauro Diaz (DAL, $10.4) captained the team, and scored 22 points on the strength of a goal. Namesake Gaston Sauro (CLB, $7.6) earned a clean sheet and 9 points, followed by his teammate Harrison Afful ($7.

Fantasy Focus: Elementary, my dear Waston

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Who?

Our overall leader was our leader this round, as In It Toux Wynne It scored 94 points. Thierry Henry (NY, $11.0) and Pedro Morales (VAN, $8.5) tied for the team lead with 13 points. Each scored a goal and assisted another in two games. Robbie Keane (LA, $11.8) scored an armband-aided 12 points with an assist.

Fantasy Focus: Higuain Again

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In 90 minutes he equals his output for the last five games

This week we recognize high scorer for the round, Los Lagartos FC, with 96 points. Dom Dwyer (SKC, $8.4) wore the armband and scored 26 points over two games with two goals. Cristian Maidana (PHI, $7.1) scored 12 points over two games with a goal and a red card.

Philadelphia Union

Union in Colorado, All-Star Ballot time, West Chester at National Amateur Championship, US hosts Bolivia

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Union news ahead of Saturday's game against the Rapids. West Chester going for National Amateur title. US hosts Bolivia on Saturday. More news.

Passive offsides is confounding, Tranquillo Barnetta's free kick shows why

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The Professional Referee Organization got it right, but now they're getting it wrong.

There has been a significant amount of chatter about the Tranquillo Barnetta free kick, especially with the report from the Professional Referee Organization (PRO) that says the goal should not have counted.

“A moment of brilliance”: Recaps and reaction to Union’s win, Bethlehem thumped by NYRB II, US tops Colombia, more

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Barnetta's stunner. Bethlehem loses 4-0. Academy results. League results. Another De Jong horror tackle. USWNT tops Colombia in CHester. More.

Sakiewicz says now is not the time to point fingers, more Union bits, more news

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More on the "Union fans deserve better" protest. Pfeffer up for Goal of the Week. Edu earns Team of the Week mentions. More news.

Time for Blue and Gold to see Red, Konopka could start for TFC, more news

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Previews of Saturday's home game against Toronto. Chris Konopka could start against his former team. ESPN wonders how much time Jim Curtin has left. League and national teams news. More.

Tyler Miller

Union bits, more news

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Cosmos head coach says Leo Fernandes likely to return to Union for 2016. More news.

Re-Entry Draft today, Blake up for CONCACAF GK of the Year, locals invited to MLS combine, more

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Corben Bone, Fred, and Brian Carroll available from Union in today's Re-Entry Draft. Blake up for CONCACAF Goalkeeper of the Year. Two area players invited to MLS Combine. More.

Toronto FC

Orlando City acquires Bendik from TFC

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Following the departure of Tally Hall, Orlando City took a step on Monday toshore up the goalkeeper position.

Orlando City announced on Monday that the club has acquired goalkeeper Joe Bendik from Toronto FC in exchange for a conditional fourth round selection in the 2017 MLS Draft.

THE STARTING 11: Worst jobs at TFC

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Not the parade Leiweke had in mind Happy Labour Day you wacky labourers. On the day where we appreciate the value of the working man and woman in society/weep giant tears that summer is over, we also take a closer look at local employer/dream killer - Toronto FC. Many of you would surely like to land a job working for your beloved club but before you shine up your resume, take a look at these less-than upwardly mobile BMO Field careers.

Freedom Kicks - D.C. United links for Thursday 6 February 2014

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It's the morning after the Black-and-Red's first preseason game of the year. Let's see what the internet's got for us today.

Say what you want about the quality of the stream last night, but when a match is as foggy as last night's preseason encounter between D.C. United and Toronto FC was, it makes for some epic photos.

Know Your Enemy: Toronto FC

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Down with Canada!

OTF's Stephen Mangat holds his nose and takes a look at the worst franchise in league history...

This season, yours truly has done about two dozen of these "Know Your Enemy" posts and it's been enjoyable to do each one. Getting to write about what I've seen and/or learned about the teams of MLS has made this season very fun and it's been great to see how Frank Klopas has generally ignored my "How can Chicago win?

Gale Agbossoumonde

Quality optional as Reds chop contracts

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The Lambe came back the very next year... Toronto FC took a tiny baby step towards 2014 by doing minor surgery on their current roster. The club announced the news this afternoon regarding which players had their contract options exercised; those who didn't; those already under contract for 2014; and those who are now on a Bosman.

Timbers 4, Toronto FC 0: Three things from Portland's win (photos and videos)

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After a tentative start to the first half the Timbers gradually took control of the match, getting the goal they were looking for, courtesy of a right-footed volley from Kalif Alhassan in the 46th minute.

The Rest

Will Bruin opens the scoring against Orlando

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A great pass by Lodeiro and an even better finish by Bruin

Wednesday's match between the Seattle Sounders and Orlando City was pretty even in the opening 20 minutes, but it was the home side that struck first at CenturyLink Field. Nicolas Lodeiro put in a killer ball from left midfield, and Will Bruin took advantage of a defensive slip by Jonathan Spector to grab the ball and fire it past Joe Bendik to make it 1-0 to Seattle in the 18th minute.

Union press conference, David Villa contract extension: Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/4/17

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Philadelphia Union News

Richie Marquez goal vs. Portland named TruMark Financial Goal of the Month for April
Richie Marquez headed home a corner from Haris Medunjanin in the Union's match against Portland, which fans voted as April's Goal of the Month.

Fantasy Focus: Fit Finlay

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The Union went down for the three count.

After scoring 72 points this round, Seoul Train was the league leader. The leading scorer was captain Kei Kamara (CLB, $8.6), whose goal and assist led to 22 points. Kamara's teammate, Ethan Finlay (CLB, $8.3) scored 16 points on two goals and an assist, and Benny Feilhaber (SKC, $9.

THE STARTING 11: Obvious Questions Omitted From The End-of-season Presser

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Though everyone's favourite TFC fake news outlet was totally invited and even had our press passes FedEx'd over, we couldn't possibly make it due to our prior engagements and all of those other end of season press conferences we had to cover, the outro interviews came and passed with slightly more than a whimper, but a plethora of typical soundbytes.

At last - a TFC team finding it's stride OR At last - TFC finds a feeble opponent TFC 3 Chivas USA 0

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It was a day of contrasts....

The weather forecast had predicted rain all day. A huge morning thunderstorm had TFC fans expecting the worst for the afternoon.

AFTER 90: Big Gulp

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From Ohio With Love  COLUMBUS VS. TORONTO
CREW STADIUM

FIRST HALF:
1' - A beautiful evening in Central Ohio as the rivalry between Crew and TFC continues. What better way to celebrate the Trillium Cup glory than with a big jug of refreshing imported Ohio drinking water!