KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Jozy Altidore is making his first start for the U.S. since the World Cup qualifying loss at Trinidad and Tobago in October 2017 as American coach Gregg Berhalter changed...
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Shamit Shome and Anthony Jackson-Hamel scored six minutes apart late in the second half and the Montreal Impact beat the New England Revolution 3-0 on Wednesday...
Berhalter makes 2 changes for US in match vs. Costa Rica
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — U.S. coach Gregg Berhalter has made two changes to his lineup in his second game leading the national team.
Midfielders Wil Trapp and Paul Arriola will replace former captain Michael Bradley and Jeremy Ebobisse in the starting lineup for Saturday's exhibition against Costa Rica. The other nine starters are the same as they were for the 3-0 win over Panama in Berhalter's debut last Sunday.
Berhalter picks Long as captain over Bradley, gives 5 debuts
GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Gregg Berhalter picked Aaron Long as captain instead of Michael Bradley in his first game as U.S. coach and gave debuts to five players, the most first-time starters for the Americans in more than a quarter-century.
Silva leads Impact in 4-1 win over Union
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Alejandro Silva scored twice off assists from Ignacio Piatti and the Montreal Impact beat the Philadelphia Union 4-1 on Saturday night.
Silva capped a breakaway in the 28th minute to tie it at 1. Silva ran behind Piatti's lead pass and slotted it past the onrushing goalkeeper from outside the penalty area.
Silva and Piatti connected with a give-and-go at the end of another breakaway in the 76th minute to cap the scoring.
Daniel Lovita scores in 90th, Impact edge Fire 2-1
MONTREAL (AP) — Daniel Lovitz scored in the 90th minute to give the Montreal Impact a 2-1 victory over the Chicago Fire on Saturday night.
Lovita volleyed a bouncing shot into the left side of the net off Saphir Taider's volley.
Ignacio Piatti also scored to help Montreal (10-13-3) end a four-game winless streak and extend Chicago's losing streak to eight.
MONTREAL (AP) — Saphir Taider scored two goals only a minute apart early in the second half, and the Montreal Impact held on to beat the Colorado Rapids 2-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight win.
The Impact (8-11-0) have won five of their last six games to get back into the hunt for a playoff spot in the MLS Eastern Conference.
Substitute Dominique Badji scored for the Rapids (4-12-3), who lost a second game in a row and fell to 1-6-1 on the road.
MONTREAL (AP) — Ignacio Piatti scored twice to end a five-game drought and the Montreal Impact beat Orlando City 3-0 in the rain Wednesday night.
Montreal (5-11-0) also benefited from an own goal while handing Orlando City (6-8-1) its sixth straight defeat. The Impact picked up only their second victory in their last seven games.
Piatti, back after sitting out a game with a minor injury, scored from the spot 5 minutes in after Sahir Taider was tripped by Cristian Higuita in the penalty area.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Christian Ramirez and Miguel Ibarra scored and Minnesota United beat the Montreal Impact 2-0 on Saturday night for their second shutout of the season.
Ibson Barreto da Silva stole an errant pass in the attacking half, took a couple of dribbles and fed Ramirez at the top of the box, where he trapped it, turned and rolled it — off the arm of sliding goalkeeper Evan Bush — into the net in the 52nd minute to open the scoring.
MONTREAL (AP) — Cory Burke and Haris Medunjanin scored Philadelphia's first two away goals of the season and the Union beat the Montreal Impact 2-0 with each side down a man Saturday.
Burke headed in a pass from Raymon Gaddis in the 43rd minute, and David Accam fed Medunjanin for a goal off the left post in the 88th.
Burke was sent off in the 58th minute, and Montreal's Daniel Lovitz was ejected in the 67th.
Zardes’ late goal lifts Crew over Impact 3-2
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gyasi Zardes scored two goals, the second on a penalty in the 94th minute, and the Columbus Crew beat the Montreal Impact 3-2 on Saturday.
Luis Argudo drew the foul against Ken Krolicki that set up Zardes, who put in the go-ahead goal just under the crossbar for the Crew (2-0-0).
Raheem Edwards tied it for the Impact (0-2-0) in the 85th minute with a left-footed volley into the far corner off Daniel Lovitz's wide cross.
Gordon lifts 10-man Rapids over 10-man Impact 2-1
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Alan Gordon finished Dominique Badji's low cross for the go-ahead goal in the 81st minute and the 10-man Colorado Rapids beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night.
Referee Jorge Gonzalez, after video review, issued a straight red card to Rapids midfielder Jared Watts in the 12th minute for a studs-up challenge. Montreal lost the man advantage in the 32nd when Daniel Lovitz was sent off for a late knee.
Dzemaili leads Impact to 3-0 win over Union
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Blerim Dzemaili scored two second-half goals, and the Montreal Impact beat the Philadelphia Union 3-0 on Saturday night.
Dzemaili scored the game-winner in the 69th minute, burying a deflection off of Daniel Lovitz's cross for his fifth goal.