Union score in 123rd to beat Red Bulls 1-0 in playoff opener

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CHESTER, Pa. (AP)Jakob Glesnes scored on a long shot in the 123rd minute and the Philadelphia Union beat the New York Red Bulls 1-0 on Saturday in the opening game of the MLS playoffs.

Second-seeded Philadelphia beat New York int he opening round for the second time in three years – both in extra time.

New York earned the East’s final playoff spot with a 7-1-4 closing run.

SPORTING KANSAS CITY 3, WHITECAPS 1

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) – Nicolas Isimat-Mirin scored his first MLS goal, Graham Zusi added a goal and an assist and Sporting Kansas City beat Vancouver.

Khiry Shelton also scored for third-seeded Sporting.

Cristian Dajome scored for Vancouver.

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