Vancouver gets rare road win
Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted made two saves and assisted on the goal by Erik Hurtado as the Whitecaps defeated the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Saturday.
The Associated Press
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COLUMBUS, Ohio — Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted made two saves and assisted on the goal by Erik Hurtado as the Whitecaps defeated the Columbus Crew 1-0 on Saturday.
The Whitecaps (4-2-4) have two wins and two ties in the past four games and won on the road for the first time in five road matches.
Playing in his 22nd game, Hurtado scored his first career goal in the 37th minute with a rising shot to the upper left corner after a long pass from Ousted.
Ousted preserved the lead in the 48th minute with a punch save with his right hand on a Hector Jimenez strike.
Columbus (3-4-3) was shut out for the third time in seven days.
Fire 5, at Red Bulls 4
Rookie midfielder Harry Shipp scored three goals, his first in Major League Soccer, to rally Chicago over New York.
Shipp, who led Notre Dame to last year’s NCAA title, gave Chicago the lead in the fourth minute and then added goals in the 54th and 58th minutes. Chicago (1-2-6), which came into the game as the only team to not have won a game, withstood a late surge to end New York’s four-game unbeaten streak.
Bradley Wright-Phillips scored three goals for New York (3-3-5), his second hat trick in four games.
Sporting Kansas City 3, at Impact 0
Dom Dwyer scored twice to give first-place Sporting K.C. a victory against Montreal (1-5-3).
Dwyer scored the winner in the 18th minute to give Sporting K.C. (5-2-2) the lead after the Impact’s Collen Warner was ejected for handling the ball in the box.
D.C. United 1, at Union 0
Chris Rolfe scored in the sixth minute to help D.C. United beat Philadelphia (1-5-5) for its fourth victory of the season, one more than it had last year.
Rolfe has 50 regular-season goals. D.C. United (4-3-2) won for the second time in three games.
At Earthquakes 2, FC Dallas 1
Cordell Cato scored his first goal of the season and San Jose (2-3-4) survived a full half playing a man down.
FC Dallas (5-5-1) slid to its fourth straight loss despite a stinging 20-yard free-kick goal by Michel in the 76th minute.