Shkëlzen Gashi’s 40-yard screamer gave Colorado a 1-0 match lead and drew the Rapids even on aggregate with the L.A. Galaxy in their MLS playoff match today in Denver. We like MLS highlights!
Didier Drogba is in the twilight of his career, but that hasn’t stopped him from innovating. Look at this ingenious technique applied during Montreal’s playoff win against Columbus tonight. Magisterial!
A lot of idiots have made their appearances at RFK Stadium, but it was one Idiot whose pitch invasion interrupted today’s D.C. United-New York Red Bulls and led to the hooligan getting sacked—in the American football sense of the term.
Portland Timbers are moving on in the MLS playoffs after defeating Sporting Kansas City in a wild match that required eleven rounds of penalties—with the winner being scored by, and then saved by, Timbers keeper Adam Kwarasey.
One of the best-supported squads in American soccer finally won a playoff series last night, as Seattle Sounders beat Real Salt Lake 1-0 on a rocket one-timer by Mario Martínez in the 81st minute.
The weather had already shafted DC United. The higher seed, they lost homefield advantage when MLS switched the legs of their home-and-home with the Red Bulls because the New York area was still cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy. It wasn't fair, and United fans were pissed, but it's hard to see that there was any…