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Ljungberg loses it; Lopez hits a bomb [VIDEO]
by Mike Woitalla, July 27th, 2009 11:02AM



[MLS NAMES & NUMBERS] Claudio Lopez scored a remarkable goal for Kansas City when David Beckham came to town. Seattle's Designated Player Freddie Ljungberg got himself sent off in a stalemate with Chicago. No surprise on how the Red Bulls fared. For last weekend's MLS highlights and lowlights. ...

FREDDIE LJUNGBERG. Seattle's $1.3 million man was ejected with a second yellow for going ballistic after getting cautioned for diving by referee Baldomero Toledo. Chicago's John Thorrington saw red in the scoreless tie in front of 32,405 in Seattle. [VIDEO]

19. The Columbus Crew set a league record for a home unbeaten streak when its 3-2 triumph over Toronto marked its 19th straight regular-season win at Crew Stadium, surpassing San Jose's streak set in 2004-05. Defending champion Columbus' last home loss came on June 7, 2008.

CLAUDIO LOPEZ. Kansas City's Argentine forward stole the show from Los Angeles's David Beckham by scoring with a shot from his own half in a 1-1 tie. Beckham did assist Landon Donovan for the equalizer. It was Donovan's eighth goal of the season.

4.Real Salt Lake entered halftime down, 2-0, against FC Dallas, then scored four second-half goals -- Yura Movsisyan, Robbie Findley, own goal, Yura Movsisyan for a 4-2 win.

CORNELL GLEN. The Trinidadian converted a penalty kick in the 62nd minute to earn San Jose, last in the West, a 2-2 tie with East Conference third-place team D.C. United.

1. Houston lost its first home game of the season, falling 1-0 to New England on a Kheli Dube goal. Houston's home unbeaten streak of 17 games (12-0-5) dated back to a 2-0 loss to New England on June 12, 2008.

12. The New York Red Bulls lost 4-0 at Colorado to tie the league record 12-game winless streak that the franchise set in during the 1999 season. The Bulls, MLS runners-up last season, are now 2-15-4. The Rapids, playing without leading scorer Conor Casey (suspended), got their goals from Jacob Peterson, Pat Noonan, Nick LaBrocca and Mehdi Ballouchy.

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