Philadelphia Union spoils Colorado's home opener in Major League Soccer
Jack McInerney scored in the 79th minute as the Philadelphia Union defeated Colorado 2-1 in a Major League Soccer match, ruining the Rapids' home opener.
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COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Jack McInerney scored in the 79th minute as the Philadelphia Union defeated Colorado 2-1 in a Major League Soccer match Sunday, ruining the Rapids' home opener.
Severe weather conditions forced the postponement of a match scheduled for Saturday.
Colorado had been unbeaten (6-0-3) in its previous nine home openers.
Amobi Okugo added a goal for Philadelphia (1-1), which is in its third year as an MLS franchise. The Union was 0-3-2 in its previous meetings with Colorado.
Longtime Rapids forward Conor Casey did not make the trip with Philadelphia because of an injured right hamstring.
Antoine Hoppenot found McInerney in stride along the right side. McInerney beat goalkeeper Matt Pickens past the left hand to snap a 1-1 tie.
Jamie Smith scored in the 68th minute for Colorado (0-2).
beats FC Dallas
CARSON, Calif. — Oswaldo Minda scored in the 76th minute and Chivas USA rallied for a 3-1 MLS victory over FC Dallas.
With Chivas USA down 1-0, Juan Agudelo tied the score with a left-footed finish in the 68th minute.
After Minda scored to give Chivas a 2-1 lead, Giovani Casillas added a goal in stoppage time.
FC Dallas' defense gave Chivas some space on the winning goal.
George John, a former Washington Huskies player, could not control a pass that fell to Minda, who took his time and beat goalkeeper Raul Fernandez.
past Red Bulls
SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Rookie Adam Jahn scored his first professional goal and then set up Chris Wondolowski's winning penalty in second-half injury time that gave the San Jose Earthquakes a 2-1 MLS victory over the New York Red Bulls.
Wondolowski scored in the 92nd minute with his second try at the penalty kick, which initially came about when Jahn headed a corner kick into the arm of defender Roy Miller. New York keeper Luis Robles saved the first attempt, but referee Ricardo Salazar awarded San Jose another chance after Miller entered the penalty area too soon.
Eric Alexander gave the Red Bulls a 1-0 lead in the 17th minute.
Chelsea, Man U
play to a draw
Eden Hazard and Ramires scored second-half goals as defending champion Chelsea rallied for a 2-2 draw at Manchester United and forced a replay to determine which team will play Manchester City in the English FA Cup semifinals.