Keane has 3 goals as L.A. beats Salt Lake
Robbie Keane scored three goals and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied to beat Western Conference-leading Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Saturday night.
The Associated Press
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CARSON, Calif. — Robbie Keane scored three goals and the Los Angeles Galaxy rallied to beat Western Conference-leading Real Salt Lake 4-2 on Saturday night.
Keane scored in the 56th, 67th and 86th minutes to help the Galaxy (11-9-4) pull four points behind Salt Lake and tightened an eight-team battle for five West playoff berths. The top seven teams are separated by eight points.
Joao Plata gave Real Salt Lake (12-8-5) a lead in the 53rd minute.
At Impact 2, D.C. United 1
Marco Di Vaio scored twice and Montreal snapped a two-game skid by beating D.C. United. Montreal (11-7-5) won for the second time in its past nine matches. Conor Doyle scored for D.C. (3-17-4).
At Crew 2, Toronto FC 0
Federico Higuain scored two goals for the second straight match to lifting Columbus (8-11-5) over Toronto FC (4-12-8).
At Timbers 2, FC Dallas 1
Darlington Nagbe scored the go-ahead goal in the 33rd minute and Portland (9-3-11) held on to defeat FC Dallas (8-7-9).
At Rapids 2, Whitecaps 0
Deshorn Brown scored in the 36th minute as surging Colorado (10-7-9) moved ahead of Vancouver (10-8-6) for sole possession of second place in the West.
At Revolution 2, Fire 0
Juan Agudelo returned to the lineup after a two-month absence and scored a dazzling goal in the 54th minute to lead New England (9-9-6) over Chicago (9-10-4).
Union 0, at Red Bulls 0
Zac MacMath came up with the big saves that allowed Philadelphia (10-7-8) to escape with a draw against New York (11-8-6).