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Columbus and Sporting KC earn second wins
February 22nd, 2014 9:38PM

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[MLS PRESEASON: Disney Pro Classic] Federico Higuain's penalty kick in the 88th minute gave the Columbus Crew a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia to open the second day of play at the Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic, whose start was delayed an hour by inclement weather. The only other unbeaten and untied team is Sporting Kansas City, which beat Brazilian club Fluminense's U-23 team, 3-0.

Walt Disney World Pro Soccer Classic
Feb. 22 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Columbus 1 Philadelphia 0.
Sporting KC 3 Fluminense U-23 0
New York 3 Montreal 0.
Orlando City 1 Toronto FC 1

The Crew win was its third in three preseason games. The game marked the debut of Costa Rican international Giancarlo Gonzalez, who signed with the team from his club in Norway on Friday.

Paulo Nagamura had two goals, Jimmy Medranda had a goal and an assist and Claudio Bieler had two assists in the Sporting Kansas City win.

New York earned its first three points of the Disney Classic with a 3-0 win over the Montreal Impact thanks to goals by Roy Miller, Ruben Bover and Bradley Wright-Phillips.

Feb. 22 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Columbus 1 Philadelphia 0. Goal: Higuain pen. 88.
Columbus -- Clark, Parkhurst, Waylon, Barson (Williams 62), Gonzalez (Wahl 61), Tchani, Trapp, Anor (Finlay 76), Jimenez (Oduro 61), Higuain, Arrieta (Finley 61).
Philadelphia -- Blake (Holt 69), Fabinho (Gaddis 59), Wheeler,  Okugo, Williams, Carroll (Quinn 77), Edu (Bone 77), Nogueira (Fernandes 40), Maidana (Daniel 69), Pfeffer (Cruz 46), McInerney (Le Toux 77)
Feb. 22 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Sporting KC 3 Fluminense U-23 0. Goals: Nagamura 40, 58, Medranda 55.
Sporting KC -- Kempin; Myers, Opara, Besler, Sinovic; Olum, Nagamura, Medranda; Sapong (Zizzo 42, Peterson 68), Bieler, Zusi.

Feb. 22 in Kissimmee, Fla.
New York 3 Montreal 0. Goals: Miller 45, Bover 68, Wright-Phillips 69.
New York -- Robles (Meara 46), Eckersley (Kimura 46), Olave (Armando 63), Sekagya (Miazga 63), Miller (Oyongo 65); Alexander (Sam 65), McCarty (Bover 63), Luyindula (Bustamante 63), Steele (Stevenson 65), Cahill (Akpan 68); Henry (Wright-Phillips 68)
Montreal -- Evan Bush, Camara (Mallace 4), Lefevre, Ferrari, Miller (Tissot 73); Warner, Bernardello (Bernier 70), Mapp (Ndiaye* 63), Felipe (Gonzalez 72), Romero (Nyassi 46); Di Vaio (Wenger 63)

Feb. 22 in Kissimmee, Fla.
Orlando City 1 Toronto FC 1. Goals: Howard 87; Bekker pen. 13.
Toronto FC -- Bendik; Agbossoumonde (Hagglund 60), Caldwell (Henry 62), Richter, Morgan (Morrow 68); Jackson (Rey 45), Hall (Bradley 46), Bekker, Lambe (Lovitz 72); Aparicio (De Rosario 62), Wiedeman.
Orlando City -- Gallardo (Wosczcynski 46); Valentino (Trafford 46), Rusin, Boden (Toby 68), Trial player (Cyrus 46), Alvarez, Ceren, Molino, Da Luz, Pulis (Chin 46), Hertzog.

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