Wednesday's MLS Capsules
Thursday, May 12, 2011
CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Danny Mwanga scored in the 84th minute to give the Philadelphia Union a 1-1 tie with the Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday night in Major League Soccer.
Landon Donovan scored in the 24th minute for league-leading Los Angeles (4-2-5). Donovan has scored the Galaxy’s last five goals, dating to a 3-0 victory over Portland on April 23.
A PPL Park-record crowd of 19,178 fans attended the game, though the Galaxy played without midfielder David Beckham. The English star stayed home to rest.
Philadelphia (4-2-2) is 3-0-2 at home this season.
FC Dallas 1, Toronto FC 0
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Daniel Hernandez scored for the first time since the 2002 playoffs, converting a penalty kick in first-half injury time for FC Dallas.
Hernandez, Dallas’ captain, has five goals in 155 regular-season games in his 13-year MLS career.
Kevin Hartman made seven saves for his third shutout of the season and MLS-record 96th in 15 seasons.
Dallas improved to 4-3-2 and extended its unbeaten streak to four games (3-0-1). Toronto dropped to 2-4-4 overall and 0-3-1 on the road.
Earthquakes 1, Whitecaps 1, tie
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Davide Chiumiento scored in second-half injury time to give Vancouver a rainy tie with San Jose, putting a curving shot from the right flank past goalkeeper Jon Busch
Chris Wondolowski scored his fourth goal of the season for San Jose in the 39th minute.
The expansion Whitecaps are 1-4-5. The Earthquakes (1-4-3) are winless in six games.