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|Fans run on field in Real Madrid-AS Roma match (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 4:27 am]
Approximately 20 fans ran on the field in the 87th minute of AS Roma's 1-0 victory over Real Madrid at the Cotton Bowl on Tuesday night, disrupting play in the International Champions Cup match. Francesco Totti scored the only goal on a cross from Alessandro Florenzi from the right side in the 58th minute. AS Roma nearly made it 2-0 about a minute later, but Adem Ljajic had a close miss. Real Madrid's Isco shot just right of the goal in the 60th minute.
Man U defeats Inter on penalties after 0-0 draw (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 1:49 am]
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) -- Darren Fletcher converted the decisive fifth penalty opportunity in Manchester United's victory over Inter Milan after a scoreless draw Tuesday night in the second game for both teams in the International Champions Cup.
FC Dallas trades Jacobson to expansion New York (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 30, 2014, 1:02 am]
FRISCO, Texas (AP) -- FC Dallas has traded midfielder Andrew Jacobson to expansion New York City FC for a third-round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft.
Whitecaps FC-Fire Preview (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 9:03 pm]
The defensively challenged Chicago Fire had been playing well before coming out with a horrendous display last week. They'll try to bounce back against the visiting Vancouver Whitecaps, who look to snap a season worst-tying four-game winless funk Wednesday night. Grant Ward provided all the offense as Chicago suffered its most lopsided defeat of the year. We're going to try and put this one behind us and move on and kind of start from last week as opposed to this week." Chicago ranks 17th in the league with 1.74 goals allowed per game and has recorded two clean sheets, the second-fewest in MLS.
Red Bulls-Real Salt Lake Preview (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 8:39 pm]
Thierry Henry wasn't overly emotional in facing his former team since it was only an exhibition game. It figures to be different for teammate Jamison Olave as he makes his return to face Real Salt Lake. Olave helped Real Salt Lake capture its lone MLS Cup in 2009 and will finally be back in Utah for Wednesday night's matchup. New York (5-6-9) took a break from league play for Saturday's 1-0 home victory over English powerhouse Arsenal - the club with which Henry became its all-time goals leader.
Rapids-Revolution Preview (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 5:47 pm]
The New England Revolution are on the verge of matching their longest losing streak in franchise history. Looking to snap its lengthy skid, New England faces a road-challenged Colorado Rapids team that may be without three key players. New England's woes continued Saturday with a 2-1 defeat to Columbus, which scored the tiebreaking goal in the 84th minute. We have a really young team - and we know we can win games in this league, it's just a matter of finding a way." New England, mired in its longest skid in the post-shootout era of MLS, dropped nine straight in both 1997 and '98.
Donovan leads Galaxy to 3-0 win over Sounders (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 29, 2014, 4:36 am]
SEATTLE (AP) -- Landon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes' goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Los Angeles Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on Monday night.
Atletico beats Earthquakes in Candlestick finale (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 28, 2014, 2:53 am]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Saul scored in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Spanish League champion Atletico Madrid past Major League Soccer's San Jose Earthquakes after they played to a scoreless tie Sunday in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park.
Valeri lifts Timbers past Impact, 3-2 (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 28, 2014, 2:30 am]
MONTREAL (AP) -- Diego Valeri broke a tie in the 82nd minute and the Portland Timbers held off Montreal 3-2 on Sunday night to extend the Impact's losing streak to five games.
Michael Bradley blasts officials after loss (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 27, 2014, 3:37 am]
U.S. World Cup player Michael Bradley took dead aim at Major League Soccer and its referees Saturday night after Toronto FC's 2-1 loss to Sporting Kansas City. ''It's by no means an excuse, it was the same for both teams, but the referee was absolutely awful,'' the Toronto player said. Kansas City was reduced to 10 men in the 75th minute when captain Matt Besler got a second yellow. Despite that, substitute Jacob Peterson scored five minutes for defending MLS champions Kansas City.
10-man Sporting Kansas City beats Toronto FC 2-1 (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 27, 2014, 1:58 am]
TORONTO (AP) -- Substitute Jacob Peterson scored in the 80th minute to help 10-man Sporting Kansas City beat Toronto FC 2-1 on Saturday night.
Crew hand Revoltion their 8th straight loss, 2-1 (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 27, 2014, 1:51 am]
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) -- Ethan Finlay scored in the 84th minute and the Columbus Crew beat New England 2-1 on Saturday night to extend the Revolution's losing streak to eight games.
Wright-Phillips lifts Red Bulls past Arsenal (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 27, 2014, 1:37 am]
HARRISON, N.J. (AP) -- Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the 32nd minute to help Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls beat England's Arsenal FC 1-0 on Saturday in the New York Cup.
Inter Milan beats Real Madrid on penalty kicks (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 27, 2014, 12:35 am]
Mauro Icardi drove the winner past diving goalkeeper Jesus Fdez in the fifth round of penalty kicks to lift Inter Milan past Real Madrid after they tied 1-1 on Saturday in an International Champions Cup match. Icardi also converted a penalty kick in the 68th minute to tie it. Referee Ricardo Salazar awarded the penalty kick after Inter newcomer Nemanja Vidic went down in the box on a challenge by Sobrino. Gareth Bale scored for Real Madrid in the 10th minute, unleashing a strike into the top left corner of the net from about 25 yards out.
Rooney scores twice, Man U beats AS Roma 3-2 (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 26, 2014, 10:19 pm]
Wayne Rooney scored twice and set up Juan Mata's goal in Manchester United's 3-2 victory over AS Roma on Saturday in the International Champions Cup. Manchester United was coming off a 7-0 exhibition victory over Major League Soccer's Los Angeles Galaxy on Wednesday night at the Rose Bowl and nearly had another shutout in front of 54,117 fans at Sports Authority Field. Marco Borriello also scored for AS Roma, which carried the play early before Manchester United took control late in the first half behind Mata and Rooney.
Timbers-Impact Preview (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 26, 2014, 8:39 pm]
With his team's leading scorer healthy again, Portland Timbers coach Caleb Porter has a decision to make at forward. It's a problem likely envied by the Montreal Impact, who continue to struggle to score. Portland looks to extend the Impact's club-record losing streak Sunday night in Montreal. They fell behind in the 16th minute but came back with second-half goals five minutes apart by Maximiliano Urruti and All-Star Diego Valeri.
Rapids cruise to 3-0 win over Chivas USA (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 26, 2014, 3:45 am]
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) -- Nick LaBrocca, Drew Moor and Gabriel Torres scored in the Colorado Rapids' 3-0 victory over Chivas USA on Friday night.
Former US national team player DeMerit retires (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 26, 2014, 12:26 am]
Former U.S. national team player Jay DeMerit has retired from soccer. DeMerit, the first player signed by the expansion Vancouver Whitecaps in 2010 and the Major League Soccer team's first captain, officially announced his retirement Thursday. ''When it makes sense, when it's right, it's not sad,'' DeMerit said. It's something I am very proud of.'' The 34-year-old DeMerit will continue to work with the Whitecaps as an ambassador and has other business interests in Vancouver.
Brazilian goalie Cesar returns to Queens Park (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 26, 2014, 12:17 am]
TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto FC officially parted ways with on-loan goalkeeper Julio Cesar on Friday, saying the Brazilian international had returned to the Queens Park Rangers in England
Sporting Kansas City-Toronto FC Preview (The Associated Press) [Yahoo! Sports: July 25, 2014, 8:03 pm]
Sporting Kansas City and Toronto FC are both looking to regroup after mid-week losses in friendlies against Premier League clubs. Given the way Sporting has looked recently in league play, bouncing back shouldn't be a problem. Eastern Conference-leading Kansas City seeks a sixth win in seven league matches Saturday night when it visits Toronto, which will be without its top scorer. Sporting (10-5-5) took a 4-1 loss Wednesday to reigning Premier League champions Manchester City.