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MLS Capsules


Published 9:39 p.m. ET June 24, 2017 | Updated 33 minutes ago

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Ben Sweat scored his first MLS goal and assisted on Jack Harrison’s goal to help New York City FC beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 on Saturday in the Hudson River Derby.

NYC (9-5-3) won for the first time at Red Bull Arena and for the second time in seven MLS meetings with the Red Bulls (7-8-2).

Harrison opened the scoring with a curling shot in the 33rd minute. Rodney Wallace drew two defenders at the corner of the 18-yard box, found an overlapping Sweat and Harrison one-touched the cross home. Sweat scored in the 65th minute on a header off Alexander Ring’s free kick.

Sean Johnson had his fourth shutout of the season.


CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Fabrice “Fafa” Picault scored on a dazzling volley and Andre Blake made two spectacular second-half saves in Philadelphia’s victory over D.C. United.

Picault took a cross from Alejandro Bedoya and sent in a left-footed shot inside the left-hand post past diving goalkeeper Bill Hamid in the 31st minute.

In the 70th minute, Union’s Oguchi Onyewu was called for a handball after the ball went off his shoulder in the…

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