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Philly gets victory it badly needed
by Paul Kennedy, May 14th, 2014 11:02PM

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[MLS: Week 11] With pressure mounting on Coach John Hackworth after a nine-game winless streak, the Philadelphia Union got the win it desperately needed, beating Sporting Kansas City, 2-1, on the road.

The Union was playing without Maurice Edu, who was ruled out of the game with a concussion and joined the U.S. national team in training at Stanford University. It ahead went on Danny Cruz's goal off a rebound with five minute left in the first half, and Cristian Maidana, who had done the work to set up Cruz's goal, had the winner in the 81st minute, a minute after Dom Dwyer tied the score.



AMWAY DRAMATICS. A Patrice Bernier penalty kick in the seventh minute of stoppage time gave the Montreal Impact a 4-2 win over the NASL's FC Edmonton and a 5-4 aggregate win in the Amway Canadian Championship semifinals. Frank Jonke had scored twice to give the Eddies the lead on away goals after they had fallen behind, 3-0, in the second leg.

The Vancouver Whitecaps beat Toronto, 2-1, to even their series at 3-3, but TFC was perfect in the shootout to advance to the final, 5-3. Michael Bradley played his last game for Toronto before heading off to join the U.S. national team.

MLS WEEK 11, Results:
Wednesday, May 14
Sporting KC 1 Philadelphia 2.
PHI: Danny Cruz 40
SKC: Dom Dwyer (Paulo Nagamura) 80
PHI: Cristian Maidana (Andrew Wenger) 81
Red Card: PHI -- Corbin Bone 90.
Att.: 19,073.



MLS WEEK 11, Schedule:
Saturday, May 17
4:30 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. New York, MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Montreal, MLS LIVE
Philadelphia vs. New England, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. Chivas USA, MLS LIVE
Houston vs. LA Galaxy, MLS LIVE
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Colorado, MLS LIVE
10 pm ET
Seattle vs. San Jose, MLS LIVE
10:30 pm ET
Portland vs. Columbus, MLS LIVE
Sunday, May 18
3 pm ET
Chicago vs. Sporting KC, UniMas

MLS Standings:
EASTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
17 Sporting KC 5-3-2 15/68
17 New England 5-3-2 14/10
14 D.C. United 4-3-2 13/11
14 Houston 4-5-2 17/19
14 New York 3-3-5 18/17
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12 Columbus 3-4-3 10/11
11 Philadelphia 2-5-5 12/15
9 Toronto FC 3-4-0 7/9
9 Chicago 1-2-6 17/16
6 Montreal 1-5-3 7/17

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
22 Seattle 7-3-1 22/19
20 Real Salt Lake 5-0-5 21/12
16 FC Dallas 5-5-1 20/19
16 Vancouver 4-2-4 16/12
15 Colorado 4-3-3 11/12
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10 San Jose 2-3-4 10/11
9 LA Galaxy 2-2-3 8/6
9 Chivas USA 2-5-3 12/19
9 Portland 1-3-6 13/156
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MLS: Leading Scorers
G PLAYER, TEAM
9 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
8 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
8 Clint Dempsey, Seattle
7+1 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
6 Will Bruin
, Houston
6 Alvaro Saborio, Real Salt Lake
5 Quincy Amarikwa, Chicago
5 Michel, FC Dallas
5 Joao Plata
, Real Salt Lake
5 Chris Wondolowski
, San Jose
5 Vicente Sanchez, Colorado

MLS WEEK 12, Schedule:
Wednesday, May 21
7 pm ET
D.C. United vs. Houston, MLS LIVE
10:30 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. FC Dallas, MLS LIVE
Friday, May 23
8:30 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. Toronto FC, MLS LIVE, UDN
Saturday, May 24
7 pm ET
Vancouver vs. Seattle, MLS LIVE
New York vs. Portland, MLS LIVE
7:30 pm ET
Columbus vs. Chicago, MLS LIVE
New England vs. D.C. United, MLS LIVE
9 pm ET
Colorado vs. Montreal, MLS LIVE
9:30 pm ET
Real Salt Lake vs. FC Dallas, MLS LIVE
Sunday, May 25
8 pm ET
LA Galaxy vs. Philadelphia, UDN
10:30 pm ET
San Jose vs. Houston

MLS WEEK 13, Schedule:
Tuesday, May 27
8 pm ET
Sporting KC vs. New York, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Wednesday, May 28
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Portland, MLS LIVE
Saturday, May 31, 2014
4 pm ET
Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake, MLS LIVE
5 pm ET
Toronto FC vs. Columbus, MLS LIVE
7 pm ET
Montreal vs. New England, MLS LIVE
D.C. United vs. Sporting KC, MLS LIVE
8:30 pm ET
FC Dallas vs. San Jose, MLS LIVE, UDN
10:30 pm ET
Chivas USA vs. Philadelphia, MLS LIVE


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