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MLS Rewind ...
March 10th, 2012 7:11PM

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[WEEK 1] The pouring rain sweeping down the West Coast did not dampen the Portland Timbers in their home opener against the Philadelphia Union. The Timbers came back from a goal down to defeat the Union, 3-1, on goals by rookie Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Kris Boyd and Kalif Alhassan. For the week's MLS video highlights, summaries, standings and schedule ...

MLS WEEK 1, MONDAY
March 12 in Portland, Ore.
Portland 3 Philadelphia 1. Goals: Jean-Baptiste 1 (Jewsbury) 54, Boyd 1 (Alhassan 1) 66, Alhassan 1 (Jewsbury) 76; Gomez 1 (unassisted) 51.
Portland --  Perkins, Wallace, Brunner, Jean-Baptiste, Palmer, Alexander (Nagbe 66), Jewsbury, Chara, Alhassan, Perlaza, Boyd (Marcelin 80).
Philadelphia -- MacMath, Williams, Califf, Valdes, Lopez, Adu (McInerney 74), Carroll, Gomez, M.Farfan (Daniel 79), Pajoy, Martinez (Mwanga 61).
Referee: Baldomero Toledo.
Att.: 20,438.

TAKEAWAY: The Timbers' victory gave Western Conference teams five wins in six games against Eastern Conference foes.


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OTHER RESULTS, MONDAY
March 12 in Carson, Calif.
Chivas USA reserves 0 LA Blues 1

TAKEAWAY:
Former Banana Slug (UC Santa Cruz) All-American Matthew Fondy scored to give the USL PRO Blues the win.

March 12 in Columbus, Ohio
Columbus Crew reserves 2 Univ. of Notre Dame 2

TAKEAWAY:
Costa Rican forward Olman Vargas scored twice for the Crew before the Irish rallied to earn the draw.
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MLS WEEK 1, WEEKEND
March 11 in Carson, Calif.

Chivas USA 0 Houston 1. Goal: Hainault 1 (Moffat 1) 92+.
Chivas USA -- Kennedy, Riley, Jazic, McKenzie, Pearce, Minda, Courtois (Smith 66), Zemanski, LaBrocca (Townsend 78), Vagenas (Romero 60), Angel.
Houston -- Hall, Hainault, Cameron, Boswell, Ashe, Clark, Moffat Watson, Davis, Ching (Kandji 87), Bruin (Carr 78).
Referee: Silviu Petrescu.
Att.: 14,464.

TAKEAWAY: The victory snapped the Dynamo’s five-game winless streak on opening day.



March 11 in Frisco, Texas
FC Dallas 2 New York 1. Goals: Loyd 1 (Perez 1) 11, Villar  1 (Perez 2); Cooper 1 (Henry) 78.
FC Dallas -- Hartman, Loyd, Ihemelu, Pertuz, Benitez (John, 85), Hernandez, Jacobson, Villar (Warshaw, 75), Castillo (Rodriguez, 32), Shea, Perez.
New York --
Meara, Solli, Holgersson, Keel, Miller, Richards (Cooper, 64), Lindpere (Palsson, 78), McCarty (Ballouchy, 85), Tainio, Henry, Agudelo.
Referee:
Jair Marrufo.
Att.:
20,906.

TAKEAWAY:  Fabian Castillo's knee injury could soon leave FC Dallas without both wingers. Brek Shea will soon leave for Olympic qualifying.




March 10 in Carson, Calif.
Los Angeles 1 Real Salt Lake 3. Goal: Buddle 1 (Beckham) 71; own goal (Franklin) 73; Morales 1 (unassisted) 80, Espindola 1 (Saborio 1) 85.
Los Angeles -- Saunders, Franklin, Meyer (Barrett 84), DeLaGarza, Dunivant, Sarvas (Juninho 69), Beckham, Magee (Stephens 70), Donovan, Keane, Buddle.
Real Salt Lake -- Rimando, Beltran, Schuler, Olave, Beltran, Beckerman, Gil (Morales 67), Velasquez (Alvarez 89), Grabavoy, Espindola, Paulo Jr. (Saborio 67).
Referee: Kevin Stott.
Att.: 27,000.

TAKEAWAY: The loss was the Galaxy's first at the Home Depot Center since its playoff loss to FC Dallas in November 2010.



March 10 in Santa Clara, Calif.
San Jose 1 New England 0. Goal: Wondolowski 1 (Salinas 1) 15.
San Jose -- Busch, Morrow, Bernardez, Corrales, Beitashour, Cronin, Baca, Wondolowski, Chavez (Dawkins 64), Salinas, Lenhart (Stephenson 69).
New England -- Reis, Alston, Lozano, McCarthy, Soares (Polak 60), Joseph, Simms (Guy 79), Feilhaber, Rowe, Brettschneider, Cardenas (Nguyen 69).
Referee: Kevin Gonzalez.
Att.: 10,525.

TAKEAWAY: The win was a reversal for the new Quakes, who had lost their previous four home openers -- all by shutouts.



March 10 in Washington, D.C.
D.C. United 0 Sporting KC 1.
Goal: Sapong 1 (Zusi 1) 90.
Sporting KC -- Nielsen, Myers, Besler, Espinoza, Sinovic, Julio Cesar, Collin, Convey (Joseph, 85), Zusi, Bunbury (Sapong, 75), Kamara.
D.C. United -- Hamid, Russell, Jakovic, Woolard, Pontius (Cruz, 74), Kitchen, Boskovic (Wolff, 66), McDonald, Najar, De Rosario, Salihi (Maicon Santos, 80).
Referee: Mark Geiger.
Att.: 16,314.

TAKEAWAY: SKC keeper Jimmy Nielsen needed to make a single save to earn the victory.


March 10 in Vancouver
Vancouver 2 Montreal 0. Goals: Le Toux 1 (Hassli 1, Rochat 1) 4, Camilo 1 (Chiumiento 1) 54.
Vancouver -- Cannon, Rochat, DeMerit, Bonjour, Lee, Koffie, Davidson, Chiumiento (Harvey 64), Le Toux, Camilo (Watson 81), Hassli (Mattocks 89).
Montreal -- Ricketts, Gardner, Wahl, Ferrari, Brovsky, Mapp (Fucito 64), Bernier (Montano 80), Felipe, Arnaud, Nyassi, Braun (Wenger 71).
Referee: Ricardo Salazar.
Att.: 21,000.

TAKEAWAY: Vancouver got the goals, but Montreal finished with a 7-5 edge in shots on goal.


March 10 in  Commerce City, Colo.
Colorado 2 Columbus 0. Goals: Moor 1 (Kimura 1) 44, Amarikwa 1 (Kimura 2) 89.
Colorado -- Pickens, Kimura, Wynne, Moor, Zapata, Mastroeni (Thompson 74), Larentowicz, Mullan, Castrillon, Cascio (Amarikwa 64), Cummings (Akpan 86).
Columbus -- Gruenebaum, Miranda, Marshall, O'Rourke, Francis, Gaven, Urso, Mirosevic, Tchani (Vargas 67), Duka (Finlay 13), Renteria (Heinemann  85).
Referee: Hilario Grajeda.
Att.: 14,746.

TAKEAWAY: Dilly Duka's hamstring injury, while not as serious as he first thought, has kept him out of Olympic qualifying.


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STANDINGS:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/-
3 Sporting KC 1-0-0 1/0
3 Houston 1-0-0 1/0
0 Chicago 0-0-0 0/0
0 Toronto FC 0-0-0 0/0
0 New York 0-1-0 1/2
0 D.C. United 0-1-0 0/1
0 New England 0-1-0 0/1
0 Philadelphia 0-1-0 1/3
0 Columbus 0-1-0 0/2
0 Montreal 0-1-0 0/2

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T- +/-
3 Portland 1-0-0 3/1
3 Real Salt Lake 1-0-0 3/1
3 Colorado 1-0-0 2/0
3 Vancouver 1-0-0 2/0
3 FC Dallas 1-0-0 2/1
3 San Jose 1-0-0 1/0
0 Seattle 0-0-0 0/0
0 Chivas USA 0-1-0 0/1
0 Los Angeles 0-1-1 1/3
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Note: All times ET.

SCHEDULE:
MLS WEEK 2
Saturday, March 17
Montreal vs. Chicago, 2 p.m.
(at Olympic Stadium)
San Jose vs. Houston, 5 p.m.
(at AT&T Park in San Francisco)
FC Dallas vs. Portland, 8:30 p.m.
Sporting KC vs. New England, 8:30 p.m.
Real Salt Lake vs. New York, 10 p.m.
Seattle vs. Toronto FC, 10 p.m.
Chivas USA vs. Vancouver, 10:30 p.m.
Sunday, March 18
Philadelphia vs. Colorado, 4 p.m. (NBC SN)
Los Angeles vs. D.C. United, 7 p.m. (Galavision)



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