Toronto FC ends misery, extends Chivas USA's drought

[MLS: Sunday] Chivas USA was just what Toronto FC needed to snap a six-game winless streak. TFC prevailed, 3-0, at home on Sunday to stay in the Eastern Conference playoff hunt. Brazilian Gilberto had a goal and assist to lead Toronto FC, which won its first game under new coach Greg Vanney. Its last win was on Aug 9.

MLS RESULTS, Week 28:
Sunday, September 21
Toronto FC 3 Chivas USA 0.

TOR: Jackson (Gilberto, Jonathan Osorio) 23
TOR: Luke Moore (Nick Hagglund, Michael Bradley) 45+
TOR: Gilberto 54
Red Cards: TOR -- Jackson 66; CHV -- Nigel Reo-Coker 66.
Att.: 22,591.

Jackson and Luke Moore also scored for Toronto, which extended Chivas USA's losing streak to six games and winless streak to 11. Chivas USA It has been shut out in nine of its last 10 games.

TFC sits in seventh place three points below the red line but with a game in hand on the six teams ahead of it in the Eastern Conference.



MLS RESULTS, Week 28:
Saturday, September 20
Los Angeles 2, FC Dallas 1
FCD: Blas Perez (Andres Escobar) 54.
LA: Robbie Keane (Gyasi Zardes) 62.
LA: Alan Gordon (Robbie Keane) 84.
Att.: 22,863.

Portland 3 Vancouver 0.
POR: Diego Valeri (Jorge Villafana) 28
POR: Fanendo Adi (Diego Valeri) 66
POR: Fanendo Adi (Darlington Nagbe) 69
Att.: 20,814.




Philadelphia 0 Houston 0.

Att.: 18,462.

New York 4 Seattle 1.

NY: Bradley Wright-Phillips 1
NY: Bradley Wright-Phillips pen. 54
NY: Bradley Wright-Phillips (Roy Miller, Thierry Henry) 56
SEA: Clint Dempsey (Lamar Neagle) 62
NY: Tim Cahill  65
Att.: 25,000.



Montreal 2 San Jose 0.

MTL: Jack McInerney 81
MTL: Dilly Duka (Marco Di Vaio) 88

Columbus 1 New England 0.

CLB: Federico Higuain 48
Att.: 21,318.



Chicago 3 D.C. United 3.

CHI: Quincy Amarikwa (Harrison Shipp) 16
CHI: Jeff Larentowicz pen. 32
DC: Luis Silva pen. 39
DC: Luis Silva 54
DC: Bobby Boswell 68
CHI: Matt Watson (Quincy Amarikwa) 78
Att.: 17,279.



Friday, September 19
Real Salt Lake 5 Colorado 1.
COL: Jose Mari 21
RSL: Joao Plata (Ned Grabavoy) 32
RSL: Javier Morales 33
RSL: Chris Schuler 37
RSL: own goal 45
RSL: Carlos Salcedo 63
Att.: 20,692.

MLS Standings:

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T GF/GA

48 (29) D.C. United 14-9-6 45/34
45 (29) Sporting KC
13-10-6 43/34
42 (29) New England 13-13-3 41/40
41 (29) New York 10-8-11 48/42
40 (29) Columbus 10-9-10 41/36
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38 (29) Philadelphia 9-9-11 45/43
37 (28) Toronto FC 10-11-7 39/43
33 (28) Houston 9-13-6 33/50
31 (28) Chicago 5-7-16 37/43
24 (29) Montreal 6-17-6 34/52

WESTERN CONFERENCE
PTS (GP) TEAM W-L-T GF/GA
54 (28) *Seattle 17-8-3 52/41
54 (29) *LA Galaxy 15-5-9 59/31
49 (29) Real Salt Lake 13-6-10 49/36
45 (29) FC Dallas 13-10-6 49/39
39
(29) Portland 9-8-12 52/48
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37 (29) Vancouver 8-8-13 36/39
31 (29) Colorado 8-14-7 40/53
28 (28) San Jose 6-12-10 33/41
24 (29) Chivas USA 6-17-6 23/54
*Clinched playoff berth.
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MLS: Leading Scorers
G PLAYER, TEAM
24 Bradley Wright-Phillips, New York
19 Dom Dwyer, Sporting KC
15 Gyasi Zardes, LA Galaxy
14 Erick Torres, Chivas USA
14 Robbie Keane, LA Galaxy
13 Obafemi Martins, Seattle
13 Lee Nguyen, New England
13 Joao Plata
, Real Salt Lake
13 Chris Wondolowski, San Jose
12 Sebastien Le Toux, Philadelphia
12 Clint Dempsey, Seattle

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 29:
Wednesday, September 24
9 p.m. ET
FC Dallas vs. Seattle
Friday, September 26
8 p.m. ET
Sporting KC vs. New England, NBCSN
Saturday, September 27
1 p.m. ET
Toronto FC vs. Portland
3 p.m. ET
D.C. United vs. Philadelphia, NBCSN
4 p.m. ET
Seattle vs. Chivas USA
7 p.m. ET
Vancouver vs. Real Salt Lake
7:30 p.m. ET
Columbus vs. Montreal
9 p.m. ET
Colorado vs. San Jose
Sunday, September 28
3 p.m. ET
Houston vs. Chicago, UniMas
8:30 p.m. ET
LA Galaxy vs. New York, ESPN, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 30:
Thursday, October 2
8 p.m. ET
Philadelphia vs. Chicago, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Friday, October 3  
8 p.m. ET
D.C. United vs. Sporting KC, NBCSN
Saturday, October 4
6 p.m. ET
New York vs. Houston, NBCSN
7 p.m. ET
Vancouver vs. FC Dallas, UDN
7:30 p.m. ET
New England vs. Columbus
10:30 p.m. ET
LA Galaxy vs. Toronto FC
11 p.m. ET
San Jose vs. Portland, NBCSN
Sunday, October 5
3 p.m. ET
Colorado vs. Seattle, UniMas
5 p.m. ET
Chicago vs. Montreal
7 p.m. ET
Chivas USA vs. Real Salt Lake

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 31:
Wednesday, October 8
7:30 p.m. ET
Toronto FC vs. Houston
10:30 p.m. ET
Portland vs. San Jose
Friday, October 10
8:30 p.m. ET
Sporting KC vs. Chicago
10 p.m. ET
Seattle vs. Vancouver, NBCSN
Saturday, October 11
4 p.m. ET
Montreal vs. New England
7 p.m. ET
Philadelphia vs. Columbus
New York vs. Toronto FC
9:30 p.m. ET
Real Salt Lake vs. San Jose
10:30 p.m. ET
Chivas USA vs. Colorado
Sunday, October 12
3 p.m. ET
Houston vs. D.C. United, UniMas
7 p.m. ET
FC Dallas vs. LA Galaxy, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 32:
Thursday, October 16
8 p.m. ET
Houston vs. New England, ESPN2, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
Friday, October 17
10 p.m. ET
Portland vs. Real Salt Lake, NBCSN
Saturday, October 18
2 p.m. ET
Toronto FC vs. Montreal, UDN
3 p.m. ET
Colorado vs. FC Dallas, NBCSN
7 p.m. ET
D.C. United vs. Chicago
Philadelphia vs. Sporting KC
10:30 p.m. ET
San Jose vs. Vancouver
Sunday, October 19
3 p.m. ET
New York vs. Columbus, UniMas
8:30 p.m. ET
LA Galaxy vs. Seattle, ESPN, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes

MLS SCHEDULE, Week 32:
Wednesday, October 22
9:30 p.m. ET
Real Salt Lake vs. Chivas USA
Friday, October 24
8 p.m. ET
Chicago vs. Houston
Saturday, October 25
2:30 p.m. ET
Seattle vs. LA Galaxy, NBC
4 p.m. ET
Montreal vs. D.C. United
7:30 p.m. ET
New England vs. Toronto FC
8:30 p.m. ET
FC Dallas vs. Portland
10 p.m. ET
Vancouver vs. Colorado, UDN
Sunday, October 26
3 p.m. ET
Chivas USA vs. San Jose, UniMas
5 p.m. ET
Columbus vs. Philadelphia
8:30 p.m. ET
Sporting KC vs. New York, ESPN, WatchESPN, ESPN Deportes
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