Accam scores twice, leads Union past Crew 3-0
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — David Accam scored two first-half goals and added a second-half assist to help the Philadelphia Union beat the Columbus Crew 3-0 on Saturday night.
Accam opened the scoring in the 31st minute, ending a scoring drought that went back to July 11. He took Fafa Picault’s through ball and finished inside the far post.
Accam capitalized on a defensive miscue by the Crew (2-1-1) to make it 2-0 for the Union (1-2-1) in the 41st minute and assisted as Ilsinho capped the scoring in the 48th.
LAFC 2, REAL SALT LAKE 1
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Zimmerman scored in the second minute of second-half stoppage time as Los Angeles won for the second time this season with a stoppage-time goal and moved to the top of the Western Conference standings.
Damir Kreilach opened the scoring for Real Salt Lake (1-2-1) in the 35th minute, converting from the spot after LAFC’s Latif Blessing took down Sebastian Saucedo.
Diego Rossi pounced on a defensive deflection, and finished a left-footed shot in the 40th minute for LAFC (3-0-1).
ORLANDO CITY 1, RED BULLS 0
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Sacha Kljestan scored against his former team to help Orlando City beat New York.
Kljestan finished Joao Moutinho’s wide cross with a low shot that slipped past goalkeeper Luis Robles in the 73rd minute.
Three minutes after Kljestan scored, New York had its best opportunity to tie as Danny Royer put a header on frame. But Carlos Ascues made a goal-line clearance to preserve the first victory of the season for the Lions (1-1-2).
The Red Bulls (1-1-1) lost Connor Lade and possibly Omir Fernandez to injuries.
FC DALLAS 2, RAPIDS 1
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Ryan Hollingshead scored the go-ahead goal in the 82nd minute as FC Dallas beat Colorado.
Thomas Roberts found Zdenek Ondrasek open on the left side of the penalty area for a potential scoring opportunity. Rapids goalkeeper Tim Howard denied Ondrasek’s shot but deflected it to Hollingshead who put it back in the net.
Michael Barrios gave FC Dallas (2-1-1) the lead in the first half.
Video review confirmed Tommy Smith’s goal for the Rapids (0-2-2) in the 69th minute. Kei Kamara headed the ball off the post and Smith put back the rebound.