Saturday, August 27, 2016

MLS: DCU, Philly, Impact, Crew, Hoops Gather Saturday Wins; Goose Eggs For Galaxy And Caps In SoCal

Six games were played on  Saturday in Major League Soccer.

At Washington:

Patrick Mullins produced a hat trick (40', 45'+1, 74') as DC United hammered the visiting Chicago Fire 6-2.

At Chester, Pennsylvania:

Roland Alberg (67') and Tranquillo Barnetta (90'+2) each scored once as the Philadelphia Union blanked visiting and nine-man Sporting Kansas City 2-0.

At Toronto:

Ignacio Piatti scored the only goal of the match in the 73rd minute as the Montreal Impact, despite finishing the contest with ten men, knocked off Toronto FC 1-0 on the road.

At Columbus, Ohio:

Justin Meram had a hand in both goals, assisting on Ethan Finlay's score in the 32nd minute and converting his own penalty kick in the 84th as the Columbus Crew blanked the injury-plagued San Jose Earthquakes 2-0 at home.

At Houston:

Michael Barrios scored twice (60', 79') and Mauro Diaz once (59') as FC Dallas defeated the Houston Dynamo 3-1 on the road.

At Carson, California:

The visiting Vancouver Whitecaps battled the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 0-0 stalemate.

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