Rookie Casey Nogueira scored in the 62d minute and Cristiane followed six minutes later as the Chicago Red Stars beat the Breakers, 2-0, in Women’s Professional Soccer action yesterday at Harvard Stadium.
The loss was the first of the season for the Breakers (1-1-2), who take to the road on Saturday for a match with the Washington Freedom. The victory was the first of the season for the Red Stars (1-2-1).
“We kept on giving the ball away and they took advantage of it,’’ said Breakers coach Tony DiCicco. “I think they worked really hard and they made us make mistakes. It’s a game where if we make our chances, it’s a different game, but they made their chances. Give them credit.’’
Landin scored in the first half and assisted on Brian Mullan’s goal to help the Dynamo (3-2-1) improve to 3-1 at home. Landin left the game in the second half because of a left ankle injury.
Red Bulls 2, United 0 — Juan Pablo Angel had a goal and an assist and visiting New York (5-1-0) improved on its best start in franchise history.
Chivas USA 1, Fire 1 — Maicon Santos scored on a header off a corner kick in the 76th minute to give Chivas USA a tie with host Chicago.
Chicago (2-2-2) opened the scoring in the 53d minute. Patrick Nyarko crossed it into the middle, and Baggio Husidic beat goalkeeper Zach Thornton.
Galaxy 3, Union 1 — Edson Buddle had two goals and an assist to lead Los Angeles over visiting Philadelphia.
Buddle, the leading scorer in MLS, has nine goals in six games for the Galaxy (5-0-1), , off to their best start since 1998.
Real Salt Lake 2, Toronto FC 1 — Jamison Olave and Andy Williams scored to help Real Salt Lake beat visiting FC.
Earthquakes 1, Rapids 0 — Chris Wondolowski scored to lead host San Jose over Colorado.
Crew 1, Sounders 1 — Steven Lenhart scored on a header to give undefeated Columbus a tie with host Seattle.