New York • Landon Donovan, David Beckham and Thierry Henry highlight the MLS First XI team that will face Chelsea of the English Premier League on July 25 in the league's all-star game.
Fans voted for the team, which may not necessarily be the same one that starts the game against the European champions. D.C. United coach Ben Olsen will choose the actual starting lineup from among a game-day roster of 18 players. The rest of the roster will be chosen by Olsen and MLS Commissioner Don Garber. Those choices will be announced next Sunday during the broadcast of the New York Red Bulls' game against the Seattle Sounders.
The MLS First XI are: goalkeeper Jimmy Nielsen (Kansas City); defenders: Steven Beitashour (San Jose), AurÃ©lien Collin (Kansas City), Jay DeMerit (Vancouver), Heath Pearce (New York); midfielders: David Beckham (Los Angeles), Dwayne De Rosario (D.C.), Landon Donovan (Los Angeles),and Graham Zusi (Kansas City); and forwards Thierry Henry (New York), and Chris Wondolowski (San Jose)
Union 3, Toronto FC 0 • In Chester, Pa., Freddy Adu, Gabriel Gomez and Antoine Hoppenot scored as Philadelphia won its second straight game.
Revolution 2, Red Bulls 0 • In Foxborough, Mass., Lee Nguyen scored his third goal of the season and Jerry Bengtson tallied in the 84th minute as New England beat New York.
Galaxy 2, Fire 0 • In Bridgeview, Ill., Robbie Keane scored two goals on his 32nd birthday as Los Angeles beat Chicago.
Impact 2, Crew 1 • Patrice Bernier scored on a penalty kick in the 89th minute, and host Montreal ended a three-game losing streak with a victory over Columbus.