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Anor golazo is difference for unbeaten and untied Crew
by Paul Kennedy, March 22nd, 2014 10:08PM
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[MLS: Week 3] There are only three unbeaten and untied teams left in MLS, and they are all in the Eastern Conference. The Columbus Crew joined Toronto FC and Houston at 2-0-0 with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Union on a pair of first-half goals by Bernardo Anor, the second a golazo from more than 30 yards.

The Crew, which opened the 2014 campaign with a 3-0 win at D.C. United two weeks ago, has back-to-back victories for the first time in the club's 19-year history.

WEEK 3 GOALS: 13 in 7 games (average: 1.86).

-- FC Dallas took over the lead in the Western Conference with a 3-1 victory over Chivas USA in a match that saw all four goals scored in the last 19 minutes.

SCORELESS IN NEW ENGLAND. New England, one of the most exciting teams in MLS last season, remained scoreless in the 2014 campaign as it had to settle for a 0-0 tie with Vancouver in its home opener. The Revs, who had the benefit of fielding all their starters for the first time this season, had a 17-8 edge in shots but could only put three on frame. Their 270-minute scoreless streak is the longest to start a season.

-- Colorado got a pair of second-half penalty kicks to beat struggling Portland, 2-0, in the Rapids' home opener. The Rapids also got a late penalty kick to tie New York, 1-1, in their opening game.

VIDEO: Caleb Porter: "I thought our guys deserved better"

-- Defending champion Sporting Kansas City needed a penalty kick to hold off the San Jose Earthquakes, 1-0, for its first win of the season.

-- Robbie Keane's goal canceled out an early Alvaro Saborio goal in the LA Galaxy's 1-1 tie at Real Salt Lake. It was the second meeting between the Western Conference giants in three weeks.

Saturday, March 22
FC Dallas 3 Chivas USA 1.
DAL: Fabian Castillo (Hendry Thomas, Mauro Diaz) 71
DAL: Je-Vaughn Watson 78
CHV: Erick Torres (Kristopher Tyrpak, Adolfo Bautista) 81
DAL: Michel 86
Red card: DAL -- Hendry Thomas 90+4.
Sporting KC 1 San Jose 0.
SKC: Dom Dwyer pen. 57
Columbus 2 Philadelphia 1.
CLB: Bernardo Anor (Federico Higuain) 24
CLB: Bernardo Anor (Wil Trapp) 45+2
PHI: Leonardo Fernandes (Sebastien Le Toux) 62
Att.: 17,517.
Colorado 2 Portland 0.
COL: Deshorn Brown pen. 73
COL: Vicente Sanchez pen. 75
Red cards: COL -- Jose Mari 90; POR -- Ricketts 71.
Att.: 15,135.
Toronto FC 1 D.C. United 0.
TOR: Jermaine Defoe 60
Att.: 22,591.
Real Salt Lake 1 LA Galaxy 1
RSL: Alvaro Saborio (Javier Morales) 19
LA: Robbie Keane (Juninho) 34
Att.: 20,466.
New England 0 Vancouver 0.
Att.: 13,103.
Sunday, March 23
3 pm ET
Chicago vs. New York UniMas
4 pm ET
Montreal vs. Seattle Univision Dep. MLS LIVE
MLS Standings:
6 Houston 2-0-0 5/0
6 Columbus 2-0-0 5/1
6 Toronto FC 2-0-0 3/1
4 Philadelphia 1-1-1 3/3
4 Sporting KC 1-1-1 2/2
1 Chicago 0-1-1 3/4
1 New York 0-1-1 2/5
1 New England 0-2-1 0/5
0 Montreal 0-2-0 2/4
0 D.C. United 0-2-0 0/4

7 FC Dallas 2-0-1 7/4
5 Vancouver 1-0-2 5/2
5 Real Salt Lake 2-0-1 5/4
4 Colorado 1-0-1 3/1
4 Chivas USA 1-1-1 5/6
3 Seattle 1-1-0 2/2
2 Portland 0-1-2 2/4
1 San Jose 0-1-1 3/4
1 LA Galaxy 0-1-1 1/2
MLS: Leading Scorers
3+1 Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC
3+1 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
3 Will Bruin, Houston
2+2 Bernardo Anor
, Columbus
2+1 Vicente Sanchez
, Colorado
2 Victor Bermudez
, San Jose
2 Gaston Fernandez
, Portland
2 Sebastian Fernandez, Vancouver
2 Federico Higuain
, Columbus
2 Joao Plata, Real Salt Lake
Saturday, March 29
4 pm ET
Philadelphia vs. Montreal MLS LIVE
D.C. United vs. Chicago NBCSN
6 pm ET
Colorado vs. Sporting KC MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Houston MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Portland MLS LIVE
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Toronto FC MLS LIVE
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. Columbus MLS LIVE
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. New England MLS LIVE
Sunday, March 30
3 pm ET
New York vs. Chivas USA UniMas<

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