Midweek News: Major League Soccer

Austin moves to the top. Goals by Ruben Gabrielsen (13th minute) and Diego Fagúndez (80) earned Austin FC a 2-1 win at LAFC, which didn't score until Carlos Vela's 86th minute penalty kicks. The result switched the teams' positions in at the top of both the Western Conference and Supporters' Shield standings. (Highlights)

Seattle's 22-pass goal earns win over Houston. The Seattle Sounders won back-to-back games for the first time this season, beating Houston, 1-0, on Raúl Ruidíaz's second 2022 league goal. (The Peruvian scored three goals during Seattle's Concacaf Champions League title-winning campaign.) Jordan Morris and Alex Roldan earned the assists in what was a sequence off 22 passes leading up to the goal. (Video)

Nashville ends Montreal's undefeated run. Goals by Alex Muyl and Hany Mukhtar earned Nashville 2-1 win that ended Montreal's club record eight-game undefeated streak. In front of 26,003, Nashville SC extended its home unbeaten streak in all competitions to 23 games. (Highlights)

San Jose delivers thrills. A 3-2 comeback win over Portland marked the San Jose Earthquakes' fifth game this season in which it has scored three or more goals. Coming off a 3-3 tie with Vancouver last weekend, the Quakes fell behind in the 18th minute before Jackson Yueill got the equalizer and Jamiro Monteiro put them in the lead twice, his 80th minute strike making it for good. (Highlights)
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1 comment about "Midweek News: Major League Soccer".
  1. Wayne Norris, May 19, 2022 at 1:02 p.m.

    Refs, can we please stop calling for the Carlos Vela "create contact flop" in the box? It is similar to the Reggie Miller / James Harden jumping into fouls that has finally been addressed.

    Vela clearly drags his ankle into GK to get call.

    Come on MLS we need to do better!!

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