Toronto keeps Crew mired in winless streak
Chad Barrett scored in the 64th minute yesterday, giving host Toronto FC a 1-1 tie with Columbus that kept the MLS champion Crew winless.
Toronto extended its unbeaten streak to three games despite some defensive lapses.
Columbus opened the scoring in the 54th minute as Emmanuel Ekpo netted his first goal of the year to end rookie goalkeeper Stefan Frei's shutout streak at 240 minutes.
Toronto tied the match 10 minutes later when a cross by Sam Cronin found Barrett alone to head the ball past Columbus keeper Andy Gruenebaum.
Sounders 1, Fire 1 - Visiting Seattle overcame the ejection of Fredy Montero to tie unbeaten Chicago.
Montero got a red card in the 48th minute for elbowing defender Gonzalo Segares in the head as both players leaped for the ball.
In the 68th minute, Chicago took a 1-0 lead on Marco Pappa's third goal of the season.
Six minutes later, Tyrone Marshall was unmarked at the back post on Freddie Ljungberg's corner and tapped the ball in past goalkeeper Jon Busch.
D.C. United 2, FC Dallas 1 - Jaime Moreno scored his first two goals of the season 10 minutes apart in the second half to lead host D.C. United past FC Dallas.
Rapids 2, Real Salt Lake 0 - Nick LaBrocca scored his first goal in nearly a year and Kosuke Kimura added his first of the season to lead host Colorado past Real Salt Lake.
Galaxy 1, Red Bulls 0 - Landon Donovan converted a penalty kick in the 39th minute and goalkeeper Donovan Ricketts prevented an own goal to help host Los Angeles edge New York.
Chivas USA 1, Earthquakes 0 - Justin Braun's first goal of the season was all the help Zach Thornton needed for his fifth straight shutout, and visiting Chivas USA beat San Jose.