We’re doing something new here at Massive Report and that’s giving you a final look at results from around the Major League Soccer each week. From missing the Philadelphia Union putting six goals past the New England Revolution, to the New York Red Bulls defeating Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s LA Galaxy, don’t fret my friends, we have you covered.
Philadelphia Union 2 FC Cincinnati 0
Our good friends down I-71 South took a trip to Chester, Pennsylvania to take on the Union. In the second meeting between the Union and FC Cincinnati, Philadelphia completed the season sweep defeating the Orange and Blue by a 2-0 scoreline, outscoring them by 4-0. The win this past Wednesday gave Philadelphia the necessary three points to earn a tie at the top of the Eastern Conference table.
The Rapids relieved head coach Anthony Hudson prior to their loss against the ‘Caps. Former Rapids and Columbus Crew SC forward Conor Casey was appointed interim manager until a new one is hired. Colorado still has yet to find a win this season, but for all Rapids fans, they’ll be happy if the team gets a draw at this point.
New York Red Bulls 3 LA Galaxy 2
An astonishing win for the red side of New York saw the Red Bulls win 3-2 against Zlatan Ibrahimovic and the LA Galaxy. The Lion himself notched a goal and an assist in the loss. For the Red Bulls, it all came down to Derrick Etienne Jr., and his go-ahead goal that was originally ruled offside, but after Video Assistant Review, was given and sealed three points for the home team.
The first meeting this season of the Texas Derby, saw the home team Dynamo come out victorious. Mauro Manotas recorded a brace in the win, with Dominique Badji adding the consolation goal for the Hoops. Houston remains undefeated at home, seeing their streak to reach six games without losing at BBVA Compass Stadium.
Orlando City SC 0 Toronto FC 2
Jonathan Osorio and Jay Chapman played hero in the Reds big victory over Orlando City. Toronto keeper Quentin Westberg earned a clean sheet in just his third MLS start. Brian Rowe made seven saves for Orlando.
The Blue Side of New York has come alive recently, extending their results streak to six matches after defeating the Montreal Impact 2-0. Maxi Moralez and Ismael Tajouri-Shradi got their names on the scoresheet to ensure three points for City. Montreal came close twice to equalizing, but couldn’t find the back of the net, resulting in the loss.
Philadelphia Union 6-1 New England Revolution
Now I know what you’re thinking. This may be a typo, but it’s not. The Union actually put up a touchdown on the Revolution. Sergio Santons finished with a brace, Ilsinho got the game-winner for Philadelphia after playing their third game in a week, seeing them go 2-0-1. For the Revs, it just keeps getting worse and worse. But, we know that already.
D.C. United 3 Columbus Crew SC 1
In two meetings of the MLS regular season, United hhas outscored Columbus 4-1. But this particular match is something different, and just goes to show that MLS officiating is wonky in all aspects. I’ll let the link speak for itself.
Minnesota United FC 1Seattle Sounders 1
Minnesota United continue to impress after a 1-1 draw with Seattle. Ike Opara gave the Loons the lead in the 26th minute before Cristian Roldan equalized three minutes before halftime, ultimately ending the game. It was also nice to see that there has been no love lost for the former Sounders captain Ozzie Olonso .
The Portland Timbers have won three straight road games, because that’s all they can play until the expansion on Providence Park is finished in July. It’s also a consolation that the Timbers beat Salt Lake for the third consecutive time. Sebastian Blanco got the scoring started for the Green and Gold before Sam Johnson tied the game. Of course, what’s a Timbers game without a goal from Diego Valeri?
San Jose Earthquakes 1 FC Cincinnati 0
FC Cincinnati’s woes continue after losing their second game of their double-game week. Although San Jose played down a man for a good portion of the game, they were still victorious, thanks to Nick Lima getting the goal in the 22nd minute of play.
LAFC 0 Chicago Fire 2
A positive draw for the Fire, a mediocre result for LA. LAFC still remain atop the Western Conference table despite drawing the Fire. Nothing to mainly report from this game, except that LAFC are scary good.
Sporting KC 0 Atlanta United 3
Oh hey, the Five Stripes won a game. Atlanta United put a beating on SKC 3-0 on ‘Retro Night” at Children’s Mercy Park. Of course, Josef Martinez notched a brace and Ezequiel Barco got a goal of his own in the win. Sporting KC were down a good portion of players for this game, only naming five to their bench, and also have been winless in their previous five matches.
Which match impressed you most? Which match are you most looking forward to next week? Comment below and stay tuned for the Massive Report Roundup - Week 11 next Monday!