Saturday, May 23, 2015

Sounders 2 Shut Out Timbers 2 In USL Week 10 Play At Merlo Field

Damien Lowe and Andy Craven scored goals as Seattle Sounders 2 shut out host Portland Timbers 2 2-0 Friday in Week 10 USL action from Merlo Field at the University of Portland.

S2 currently leads the Western Conference standings at 6-3-1 with 19 points and travels next Saturday to Orange County Blues FC.

T2, 3-4-2 with 11 points and in seventh place, heads to Tulsa Roughnecks FC next Saturday.

Phoenix Hand Pioneers Opening Season Home Loss

Thomas Fouhy and Nicholas Melville scored goals as GPS Portland Phoenix edged the host Western Mass Pioneers, 2-1, Friday in Week 4 Premier Development League action from Lusitano Stadium.

The Phoenix, 1-1-0 with three points and in second place in the Eastern Conference - Northeast Division, hosts Real Boston Rams next Saturday.

Western Mass, in fourth place at 0-1-0, hosts AC Connecticut next Saturday.

Sky Blue FC, Breakers Open NWSL Week 7 Play With Draw

Sky Blue FC and the host Boston Breakers opened National Women's Soccer League Week 7 play with a 1-1 draw Friday at Soldiers Field Soccer Stadium in Alston, MA.

Katy Freels scored Sky Blue's goal in the eighth minute off a Nadia Nadim assist, but Stephanie McCaffrey leveled the match with her unassisted goal at the hour mark.

Boston, 2-3-1 with seven points and in sixth place, travels to defending league champion FC Kansas City next Saturday, while Sky Blue, 1-3-3 with six points and in seventh place, hosts the Houston Dash next Sunday.

Gordon Goal Ends Winless Streak For Galaxy, Shuts Out Dynamo

Alan Gordon's second minute of second-half stoppage time goal off a Robbie Keane gave host and defending Major League Soccer champion LA Galaxy a 1-0 win at StubHub Center in Carson, CA Friday over the Houston Dynamo to end a five-game winless streak.

The Galaxy, 4-4-5 with 17 points and in sixth place in the Eastern Conference standings, hosts Real Salt Lake this Wednesday.

Houston, 4-5-4 with 16 points and in seventh place, travels to New York City FC next Saturday.

Crew, Fire Play To Week 12 Draw At MAPFRE Stadium

Host Columbus Crew SC and the Chicago Fire played to a 2-2 draw in Week 12 Major League Soccer action from MAPFRE Stadium.

Kei Kamara had both of the Crew's goals, while David Accam and Jason Johnson scored for the Fire.

Columbus, 4-4-3 with 15 points and in fourth place in the Eastern Conference standings, heads to Orlando City SC next Saturday.

Chicago, 3-5-2 with 11 points and in sixth place, hosts the Montreal Impact next Saturday.

Friday, May 22, 2015

S2 Gets Brazil's Mello

Seattle Sounders 2, or S2, of USL announced Friday the signing of Brazilian midfielder Sergio Moten Mello, who has played for seven teams in his country in the last seven years, including the last two seasons between Penapolence and Botafugo.

Switchbacks FC Push Back Date Of USL Matchup With Galaxy II

Colorado Springs Switchbacks FC of USL announced Friday, for the purpose of getting additional rest and travel time after playing next Wednesday in the third round of the 2015 Lamar Hunt US Open Cup tournament against USL's Real Monarchs SLC, they have moved their scheduled match next Friday against LA Galaxy II to next Saturday from StubHub Center Track & Field Stadium in Carson, CA.