Revolution beats Inter Miami 5-0 to take MLS lead

  • New England Revolution midfielder Arnor Ingvi Traustason (25) celebrates a goal against Inter Miami early in the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

    New England Revolution midfielder Arnor Ingvi Traustason (25) celebrates a goal against Inter Miami early in the first half of an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Associated Press

  • New York City FC midfielder Ismael Tajouri-Shradi, right, strikes the ball next to CF Montreal defender Zorhan Bassong during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Harrison, N.J.

    New York City FC midfielder Ismael Tajouri-Shradi, right, strikes the ball next to CF Montreal defender Zorhan Bassong during an MLS soccer match Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Harrison, N.J. Associated Press

 
 
Updated 7/21/2021 10:46 PM

MIAMI -- Arnór 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.

ATLANTA UNITED 1, FC CINCINNATI 1, TIE

CINCINNATI -- Ronald Hernández 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 Hernández scored in the 70th minute. Luciano Acosta connected for Cincinnati in the 61st.

NEW YORK CITY FC 1, MONTREAL 0

HARRISON, N.J. -- 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.

by signing up you agree to our terms of service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

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.

RED BULLS 1, TORONTO FC 1, TIE

TORONTO -- 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. -- 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 -- 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.

Gastón Giménez 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 -- 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. -- Dániel Sallói scored in stoppage time to give Sporting Kansas City the tie with San Jose.

Sallói 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 Sallói 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.

0 Comments
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 
Article Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.