Revolution rout Inter Miami 5-0 to top MLS standings

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MIAMI (AP)Arnor Ingvi Traustason and Adam Buksa each scored two goals and the New England Revolution beat Inter Miami 5-0 on Wednesday night to take the MLS lead.

Traustason put away a free kick by Carles Gil, blistering a header into the side-net to open the scoring in the 15th minute, and chipped home a sharp ball as he fell backward to the ground to make it 3-0 in the 26th. Buksa scored on a volley in first-half stoppage time, and made it 5-0 in the 83rd minute.

Teal Bunbury also scored to help the Revolution (9-3-3) move a points ahead of Seattle for the MLS lead. Miami had lost a team-record six straight games.

TIMBERS 2, LOS ANGELES

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Felipe Mora scored in stoppage time to lift Portland past Los Angeles FC.

Diego Valeri opened the scoring for the Timbers in the second minute with his 100th goal with Portland Portland (6-6-1) and second of the season.

Carlos Vela tied it for LAFC (6-5-3) in the 16th minute with his fifth goal.

Mora, who came off the bench in the 74th minute, scored for amid a scramble by both teams in the final moments.

The loss snapped a LAFC’s three-game winning streak.

ATLANTA UNITED 1, FC CINCINNATI 1, TIE

CINCINNATI (AP) – Ronald Hernandez scored his first MLS goal to help Atlanta tie FC Cincinnatiin United interim coach Rob Valentino’s first game.

Atlanta (2-4-8) has a franchise-record nine-game winless streak. It fired Gabriel Heinze on Sunday, a day after a 1-0 loss to New England.

United hasn’t lost back-to-back games since losing three straight in October 2020.

The 23-year-old Hernandez scored in the 70th minute. Luciano Acosta connected for Cincinnati in the 61st.

NEW YORK CITY FC 1, MONTREAL 0

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) – Ismael Tajouri-Shradi scored off a long pass from goalkeeper Luis Barraza and New York City FC beat Montreal to end a two-game losing streak.

Tajouri-Shradi raced in from the right side to control Barraza’s kick down the center of the field, beating defender Zorhan Bassong to the ball and chipping it over goalkeeper James Pantemis from the center of the box in the 29th minute.

Barraza made one save to help NYC improve to 6-5-2. Montreal dropped to 6-4-4.

LA GALAXY 2, REAL SALT LAKE 2, TIE

SANDY, Utah (AP) – Rayan Raveloson scored for the third consecutive game to help the LA Galaxy tie Real Salt Lake.

Julian Araujo played a high ball to the center of the area and Raveloson, at the top of the 6-yard box, scored on a header to make it 2-2 in the 77th minute. The 24-year-old Raveloson, who signed with the Galaxy (8-5-1) on May 20, has three goals in four career MLS games.

Ddefender Aaron Herrera played a low cross to the center of the box and Albert Rusnak put away a first-timer to give Real Salt Lake (4-4-5) the lead in the ninth minute. Maikel Chang scored his first goal of the season – the second of his career – to make it 2-0 in the 25th.

Victor Vazquez blasted a rising right-footer into the net to cut it to 2-1 in the 33rd minute.

RED BULLS 1, TORONTO FC 1, TIE

TORONTO (AP) – Teenage substitute Ralph Priso scored his first MLS goal to give Toronto FC a tie with New York.

The 18-year-old Priso scored in the 62nd minute. Goalkeeper Carlos Coronel was only able to tip Yeferson Soteldo’s high cross away and the ball went straight to Priso for a left-footed shot that bounced off the ground and into the goal.

Toronto (2-8-4) improved to 1-0-2 under interim coach Javier Perez. He took over from the fired Chris Armas in the wake of a six-match losing streak.

Patryk Klimala scored for New York (5-5-3) in the 46th minute.

RAPIDS 2, FC DALLAS 0

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. (AP) – Lalas Abubakar scored his first goal of the season, William Yarbrough had three saves and Colorado beat FC Dallas.

Colorado (7-3-3) extended its home scoring streak to 32 games.

Abubakar headed home a corner kick by Jack Price to open the scoring in the 48th minute. Michael Barrios, near the corner of the area, cut inside to evade a defender and the curled a roller inside the far post to make it 2-0 in the 55th.

Yarbrough has six shutouts this season to tie Nashville’s Joe Willis for most in MLS.

Dallas (2-7-5) has lost three consecutive matches for the first time since May 2019.

D.C. UNITED 2, FIRE 2, TIE

CHICAGO (AP) – Kevin Paredes and Ola Kamara scored about five minutes apart to help D.C. United rally to tie Chicago.

The 18-year-old Paredes put away a pass from Yordy Reyna, bouncing a one-touch shot off the post to trim D.C. United’s deficit to 2-1 in the 82nd minute, and Kamara converted from the penalty spot in the 87th to cap the scoring.

Gaston Gimenez opened the scoring for Chicago (3-8-3) in the 32nd minute and the Fire took a 2-0 lead in the 61st on Andy Najar’s own goal.

D.C. United is 5-7-2.

NAHVILLE 0, CREW 0, TIE

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Joe Willis made seven saves and Nashville played a scoreless draw with Columbus to extend its unbeaten streak to six games.

Willis has an MLS-leading six shutouts this season.

Columbus (5-3-6) is unbeaten, but has just one win, in its last five games. Nashville (5-1-8), which scored a club-record five goals in its 5-1 win over Chicago on Saturday, was shutout for the first time in six games.

EARTHQUAKES 1, SPORTING KANSAS CITY 1, TIE

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Daniel Salloi scored in stoppage time to give Sporting Kansas City the tie with San Jose.

Salloi tapped in a rebound in the fourth minute of injury time. Johnny Russell banged a free kick off the crossbar and into the back of goalkeeper James Marcinkowski and Salloi beat two teammates to the ball for the finish from point-blank range.

Sporting (8-3-3) is unbeaten – with eight wins – in 11 regular-season home matches dating to October 2020.

Nathan Cardoso scored for the Earthquakes (3-7-4) in the 53rd minute. San Jose is winless in 10 games.

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