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MLS roundup: Feilhaber’s late goal lifts Sporting K.C. over Columbus
First Published Jul 17 2014 04:44 pm • Last Updated Jul 17 2014 04:44 pm

Columbus, Ohio • Benny Feilhaber scored in the 93rd minute, and Sporting Kansas City earned its fourth consecutive road win by beating Columbus 2-1 on Wednesday night.

Feilhaber rifled a shot off the crossbar from just outside the 18-yard box to move Sporting KC into first place in the Eastern Conference.

At a glance

MLS standings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Sporting K.C. 9 5 5 32 27 17

D.C. 9 5 4 31 26 19

Toronto FC 7 5 4 25 24 21

New England 7 8 2 23 23 24

New York 5 6 8 23 31 30

Philadelphia 5 8 7 22 32 34

Columbus 4 7 8 20 21 25

Chicago 3 4 10 19 25 27

Houston 5 11 3 18 20 38

Montreal 3 9 5 14 17 29

WESTERN CONFERENCE

W L T Pts GF GA

Seattle 12 4 2 38 35 24

Real Salt Lake 7 4 7 28 27 24

Colorado 7 5 6 27 27 22

FC Dallas 7 7 5 26 30 29

Vancouver 6 4 8 26 28 26

Los Angeles 6 3 6 24 20 13

Chivas USA 6 7 5 23 20 27

Portland 4 6 9 21 30 32

San Jose 4 8 4 16 16 18

Wednesday’s Games

Philadelphia 3, New York 1

Sporting K.C. 2, Columbus 1

Toronto FC 1, Vancouver 1, tie

New England at Los Angeles, late

Friday

Colorado at Portland, 9 p.m.

Saturday

Los Angeles at Sporting K.C., 4 p.m.

San Jose at New York, 5 p.m.

Montreal at Columbus, 5:30 p.m.

Philadelphia at Chicago, 6:30 p.m.

New England at FC Dallas, 7 p.m.

Toronto FC at Houston, 7 p.m.

Vancouver at RSL, 8 p.m.

Sunday

Chivas USA at D.C. United, 6 p.m.

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C.J. Sapong’s header gave Sporting K.C. a 1-0 lead in the first half. Columbus tied it when Chad Barson lofted a cross inside the 6-yard box that deflected off Igor Juliao’s shoulder for an own goal in the 69th minute.

Whitecaps 1, Toronto FC 1 • In Toronto, Jermain Defoe’s 63rd-minute penalty kick lifted Toronto FC into a tie with Vancouver.

The goal was Defoe’s third in two games and 11th in 13 MLS outings. Vancouver took a 1-0 lead on Darren Mattocks’ third goal of the season in the 50th minute.

Union 3, Red Bulls 1 • In Chester, Pa., Conor Casey scored in the ninth minute and added an assist as Philadelphia ended a seven-game, home-winless streak.

Casey’s assist for Philadelphia (5-8-7) came in the 51st minute when he touched a cross to Fred, who slid it past goalkeeper Luis Robles.

Bradley Wright-Phillips tied it for New York in the 60th minute.

Philadelphia’s Sebastien Le Toux converted a penalty kick in the 69th minute.

Swansea 1, Chivas Guadalajara 1 (exhibition) • In Milwaukee, Giovani Hernandez scored on a penalty kick in the 90th minute, lifting Chivas Guadalajara into a tie with Swansea City in the first professional soccer game at Miller Park on Wednesday night.


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Swansea scored first in the exhibition match when Nathan Dyer controlled a cross from Marvin Emnes in the 57th minute and shot past goalkeeper Luis Ernesto Michel and inside the far post from 15 yards. The Swans lost Neil Taylor and Chivas saw Jesus Sanchez ejected in the 80th minute for a shoving incident.



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