Saturday's MLS Capsules
Sunday, October 2, 2011
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Fredy Montero scored twice as the Seattle Sounders beat the New England Revolution 2-1 Saturday night for their fourth straight road victory.
The Sounders (16-6-9) have scored 16 goals while winning five of their last six overall. Montero, who now has 11 goals on the season, has five goals and three assists in the last six games.
Diego Fagundez scored for New England (5-14-12), which dropped to 4-5-6 at home.
New England led 1-0 after the 16-year-old Fagundez headed in Benny Feilhaber’s corner kick in the 35th minute.
Montero tied the score from 20 yards out in the 36th minute and then gave Seattle the lead in the 47th.
Fire 1, Dynamo 1
HOUSTON (AP) — Chicago’s Dominic Oduro scored against his former team to lift the Fire to a draw with Houston.
Colin Clark scored for the Dynamo (10-9-13), who missed an opportunity to reclaim first place in the Eastern Conference. Houston is tied with Philadelphia in second, a point behind Sporting Kansas City.
Chicago (7-8-16) extended its unbeaten streak to four games, but also failed to pick up ground in the playoff race. With three games left, Chicago is seventh in the Eastern Conference and two points behind New York for the final playoff spot.
Clark scored in the 33rd minute off a corner kick and Oduro tied it up in the 43rd.
Red Bulls 1, Toronto FC 1
TORONTO (AP) — Thierry Henry scored in the 88th minute to lift New York to a draw.
Danny Koevermans scored in the 50th minute for Toronto FC (6-13-13), which was officially eliminated from postseason contention.
Toronto appeared poised for the win until Henry redirected a corner kick that pulled the Red Bulls (8-8-15) even and preserved their playoff chances.
Koeverman gave Toronto the lead when he took a pass from Ryan Johnson at the left corner of the box and calmly slotted it past New York goalkeeper Frank Rost.
Rapids 1, FC Dallas 0
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) — Drew Moor scored in the 25th minute to lead Colorado.
Moor scored for the second time in two games on a header and goalkeeper Matt Pickens got his seventh shutout as Colorado (11-9-12) ended a five game winless streak.
Colorado pulled one point behind Dallas for fourth place in the Western Conference.
FC Dallas (13-11-7) lost it’s fourth straight, all by shutouts — extending its scoreless streak to 360 minutes, four shy of the franchise mark set in 2003.