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Major League Soccer

MLS Ticker: Mullins, Kaka, friendlies and more

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Following the reported trade of Fabian Espindola, D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire a new forward.

D.C. United is reportedly set to acquire forward Patrick Mullins from NYCFC in exchange for an international spot and allocation money.

Techera stunner leads Whitecaps past RSL

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An own goal may have opened the scoring, but an incredible finish from one of the league's smallest players lifted the Vancouver Whitecaps to a vital three points on Wednesday.

Cristian Techera unleashed a thumping long-distance shot, finding the upper corner to lead the Whitecaps to a 2-0 victory over Real Salt Lake in a vital Western Conference clash.

MLS Week 19: A Midweek Look Ahead

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A busy Wednesday night around MLS sees six matches kick off Week 19.

Sporting Kansas City will be looking to continue its impressive recent form against the Chicago Fire, as Peter Vermes' side attempts to extend its unbeaten streak to six matches.

Movsisyan rescues tie for RSL against Impact

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It didn't look promising for Real Salt Lake, however, the home side managed a tie against a tricky Eastern Conference opponent on Saturday night.

RSL captured a 1-1 tie against the Impact at Rio Tinto Stadium after Yuri Movsisyan netted his seventh goal of the season deep into the second half.

Jeffrey's late equalizer earns D.C. draw with RSL

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D.C. United used a late equalizer from Jared Jeffrey to earn a point at Rio Tinto Stadium against Real Salt Lake on Friday night.

Jeffrey's header in the 92nd minute handed the Black and Red an unexpected draw on a night where only goalkeeper Bill Hamid shined for Ben Olsen's side.

MLS Ticker: Irwin, Gilberto, Sounders and more

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An injury will see Toronto FC without the club's starting goalkeeper for an extended period of time, while rumors continue to fly ahead of the MLS summer transfer window.

Toronto FC will be without goalkeeper Clint Irwin for six weeks due to aquadriceps strain.

FC Dallas dominates RSL at home

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FC Dallas bounced back from a disappointing defeat against Sporting KC last weekend with a complete performance on Saturday night.

Oscar Pareja's side picked up a 2-0 win against Real Salt Lake, propelling Dallas to within one point of the Colorado Rapids atop the Western Conference.

MLS Week 16: A Look Ahead

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While the Colorado Rapids and Chicago Fire will be off this weekend, the MLS schedule features several high-profile matchups, which begins with the Seattle Sounders hosting New York City FC on Saturday afternoon.

Real Salt Lake will travel to FC Dallas in a key Western Conference clash amongst playoff-bound clubs.

RSL overcomes early deficit to top Red Bulls

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A bizarre deflection made for the winning goal Wednesday night for Jordan Allen and Real Salt Lake.

RSL claimed a late 2-1 win against the New York Red Bulls in the 89th minute off a corner kick, when Allen sent the ball toward goal and his shot deflected off of Chris Duvall and in the net.

Philadelphia comes back against Chicago, RSL beats New York

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Philadelphia and Real Salt Lake won at home to open week 16 while Steven Gerrard would've preferred more time in LA's draw with Colorado.

RSL earns draw with Timbers on second-half penalty

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Real Salt Lake and the Portland Timbers played to a physical 2-2 draw in their return to MLS action on Saturday.

The Timbers took a 2-1 lead into the half, but RSL equalized at home by way of a controversial penalty call in the 70th minute.

In the 18th minute, Jeff Cassar's men went up a goal by way of a Juan Manuel Martinez back-post header.

Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake Match Preview

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Major League Soccer is back in action today and the Portland Timbers have hit the road, heading to Sandy, Utah to take on Real Salt Lake. This will be no walk in the park for the Timbers as RSL are a prefect 4-0-0 at home so far this season while the Timbers have yet to win on the road, going 0-4-3 away from Providence Park.

SBI MLS Team of the Week: Real Salt Lake

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Coming off of a disheartening defeat against Columbus Crew SC, Real Salt Lake bounced back on the road against New York City FC at Yankee Stadium.

Three second half goals, including an own goal from NYCFC's Fredrick Brillant, saw RSL earn their3-2 victory over NYCFC,while also claiminghonors as SBI MLS Team of the Week.

Win for RSL, rain for Dallas and Houston

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Real Salt Lake wins at Yankee Stadium, rain delays Dallas vs Houston, and no goals between the Galaxy and Sporting Kansas City.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/3/16

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Happy Friday everyone, enjoy the links.

Philadelphia Union News

Jim Curtin views Philadelphia Union's run as "start of something special"
Here's Jim Curtin's thoughts from the Columbus game.

MLS News

First participants of video assistant referee experiments announced
The MLS, along with a number of other countries, are the first to agree to the requirements drawn up by The IFAB and FIFA to participate in experiments with video assistant referees.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/31/16

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Happy Tuesday everyone. One more day till the Union take on Columbus so let's get to the links.

Philadelphia Union News

Postgame: Jim Curtin's Colorado Rapids post game comments
Here are Jim Curtin's reactions to Saturday's game against the Colorado Rapids.

MLS News

2016 Team of the Week (Wk 13): New York Red Bulls roll over Toronto FC
No Union players made the team this week, unfortunately.

SBI MLS Player of the Week: Ola Kamara

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After Ola Kamara's performance over the weekend, Columbus Crew fans could soon forget about the recent exit of another striker that shares the surname.

Not only did Kamara net his first MLS goal against Real Salt Lake, but the 26-year-old went on to record a hat trick in the process.

Ola Kamara nets hat-trick for Crew in win over RSL

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Kei Kamara's exit may not be as big of an issue for Columbus Crew SC if they get production out of the striker's successor like they did on Saturday night.

The Crew outlasted a difficult Real Salt Lake side at MAPFRE Stadium, 4-3, behind Ola Kamara's first career MLS hat trick.

Espinoza handed down suspension, fine by MLS Disciplinary Committee

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In the lone suspension from Week 12, the MLS Disciplinary Committee has handed down a one-match ban to Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza.

Espinoza earned himself the suspension during Saturday's 3-1 home defeat against Real Salt Lake in the 85th minute, after tackling Sunny to the ground in an off-ball situation.

2016 MLS season

This is why RSL vs the media is a bad idea

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Real Salt Lake decides to ban a journalist and Russia is the subject of a WADA report that accuses them of doping their Olympic program.

Soccer TV: Chicago vs San Jose and Real Salt Lake vs DC United

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There's an MLS doubleheader on UniMas on Friday with Chicago playing San Jose at 8pm and RSL vs DC United at 10:30pm.

New England Revolution

Kamara sees goal waved off as Revs tie RSL

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Kei Kamara appeared to have fired his side into the lead, but a controversial call saw the New England Revolution settle for a draw on Saturday night.

The Revs forward saw his goal waved off due to a foul, ensuring a scoreless draw withReal Salt Lake on Saturday night at Rio Tinto Stadium.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 6/24/16

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The weekend is one day away, but the links are already here.

Philadelphia Union News

Know Your Opponent: Dangerous front four leads Vancouver, but defense has been shaky
That headline above kind of sounds like the Union judging from their past two games, but it's not.

Portland Timbers

Soccer Made in Portland: 2016 Episode 25

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Jamie and Chris return to discuss the Portland Timbers' 2-2 draw at Real Salt Lake, the transfer noises starting to come from Fanendo Adi's camp, the Portland Thorns big win in Rochester, and the loss of Meg Morris.

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Three Questions from the Timbers’ 2-2 Draw at Real Salt Lake

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Another away game. Another lead. Another disappointment.

By any objective measure the Portland Timbers' draw at Real Salt Lake is a good point. The Timbers are the first away team to take any points from RSL at Rio Tinto Stadium in 2016, and Portland just denied two points to a Western Conference rival in their ballpark.

Portland Timbers Grab 2-2 Draw at Real Salt Lake

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The Portland Timbers earned a 2-2 draw on the road against Real Salt Lake, taking the first points from RSL at Rio Tinto this season thanks to goals from Fanendo Adi and Lucas Melano.

The home side jumped out to a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute against the run of play. Earning a corner after several Timbers chances, RSL old boy Javier Morales sent a hard, curling ball just past the Timbers' far post, finding the head of Burrito Martinez as he slipped away from his marker.

Portland Timbers at Real Salt Lake: How to Watch, Preview, Match Chat [7:00]

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The Portland Timbers are headed into the mountains today to take on Real Salt Lake. The Utah side has been flying high this year and one third of the way through the season are still unbeaten at Rio Tinto, so expect a hard fought match as the Timbers look to extend their current unbeaten run to four games in MLS play.

Portland Timbers vs. San Jose Earthquakes U.S. Open Cup Preview

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The Portland Timbers get to take part in two of their seemingly annual traditions today: squaring off against MLS competition in the early rounds of the U.S. Open Cup and playing the San Jose Earthquakes in back to back matches.

Coming off the side's long break for the group stage of the Copa America, the Timbers are an enigma.

Sporting Kansas City

What's Gone Wrong, and is There a Way to Fix it?

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Sporting Kansas City is mired in their worst run of form since the start of the 2011 season when they won just one of their first 11 games. That run though saw Kansas City play 10 of those 11 games on the road before the opening of Children's Mercy Park. This run of form is worse because KC has had five of their last 10 games at home, and has picked up just four points in those five home games.

Morales finds change in mentality after RSL win

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Before Real Salt Lake's 3-1 away win over Sporting KC on Saturday night, RSL captain and central midfielder Javier Morales knew something had to change.

"Italked with the guys before the game," Morales said. "It's time to change the mentality because two losses in a row is not good for any team.

RSL earns vital road win at Sporting KC

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KANSAS CITY, Kansas — Sporting Kansas City may have dominated possession, and taken 10 more shots than Real Salt Lake on Saturday night, but RSL needed just three shots on goal to score three goals on the way to an impressive road victory.

Yura Movsisyan and Juan Manuel Martinez scored goals and Movsisyan forced an own-goal by hitting a cross off Brad Davis to give RSL a 3-1 victory on Saturday night at Children's Mercy Park.

Match Day 14: The Monkey Gone, Time to Move Forward

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For the first time in five weeks Sporting KC finally got a win on Sunday with a 2-1 win over Orlando City. Now with that monkey off of Sporting KC's back, the club needs to move forward and start to string some results together. This is especially important because while still early, Kansas City is below the red line in terms of playoff positioning and have played the most games in MLS so far this season (along with Dallas and Vancouver).

Houston Dynamo

DT Rewind: Week of May 15

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Recap the highs and the lows of the past week in Houston.

Sunday

DT Rewind: Week of May 8

One goal is all Houston needed for a win over RSL

Monday

Houston Dynamo vs Real Salt Lake: Highlights

Ricardo Clark Nominated for Goal of the Week

Tuesday

Three things from the Dynamo's victory over Real Salt Lake

USMNT unveil roster for Copa America warmup game

Houston Dynamo Player Ratings vs.

Pick the Houston Dynamo Lineup against the Chicago Fire

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Who do you want to see in the Houston Dynamo starting XI this week?

The Houston Dynamo are coming off 2 wins in 3 games and are hoping to carry that momentum into their road match against league bottom the Chicago Fire. Despite a very poor showing in their midweek game against the San Jose Earthquakes, the team rebounded with a satisfying rematch victory over Real Salt Lake which showcased plenty of attacking potential originally demonstrated earlier in the season.

Dynamo Film Session: Chance for Dynamo shows value of crossing

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A semi-chance for the Dynamo early on in their game against Real Salt Lake showed what can happen when they put the ball in the box.

Plenty of positives for the Houston Dynamo to take from their victory against Real Salt Lake on Sunday. The team found some attacking success, and with two shutouts in their last two home matches, the defense appears to have found itself recently.

The Rest

Jeff Attinella stones RSL, Sounders advance to Open Cup quarterfinals

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Just days after something resembling a historic nadir, the Seattle Sounders may have breathed more than a bit of life into their season. And they can thank a second-string, rookie goalkeeper for delivering a stunning performance in front of 17,087 at Rio Tinto Stadium on Tuesday night.

MLS Power Rankings, Week 14: Ready, break!

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The Copa America break has arrived in this week's edition of the Power Rankings.

The hiatus has arrived as the 2016 Copa America Centenario began last Friday in Santa Clara, California with the United States facing off against Colombia. However, before this major tournament of the Americas began, 12 teams went against each other in one last set of league matches before everyone got their vacation on for two weeks.

Philadelphia Union Academy U18, U16 opponents for playoffs revealed

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The U.S. Development Academy live tweeted the draw for 32 teams in the U16 division and 32 teams in the U18 division on Wednesday.

The Philadelphia Union Academy U18 and U16 teams learned who their opponents for the U.S. Development Academy playoffs will be with a draw on Wednesday that was live tweeted.

NYCFC sees home struggles continue in loss to RSL

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After collapsing against Orlando City last time out, New York City FC saw another self-inflicted wound doom them against Real Salt Lake on Thursday night.

Goals from Yura Movsisyan and Juan Manuel Martinez along with a Frederic Brillant own goal lifted Real Salt Lake to a3-2 win over a sinking NYCFC at Yankee Stadium.

Brotherly Game Daily Links 5/30/16

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Happy Memorial Day everyone. Bring some of these links to your BBQ.

Philadelphia Union News

Post-match quotes: Crew SC vs. Real Salt Lake - Columbus Crew
The Union's next game will be this coming Wednesday against Columbus. They were able to win 4-3 yesterday against Real Salt Lake.