Chris Wondolowski had a hat trick to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC in a Major League Soccer match Saturday.
TORONTO — Chris Wondolowski had a hat trick to lead the San Jose Earthquakes to a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC in a Major League Soccer match Saturday.
Dwayne De Rosario and Maicon Santos scored for Toronto (8-11-7), which hurt its playoff hopes with the loss to San Jose (11-7-6).
San Jose and Sounders FC (11-9-6) are tied for sixth in MLS in points with 39, but the Earthquakes have played two fewer matches. Eight teams advance to the playoffs.
Toronto FC cost itself early, giving up a goal in the third minute on a penalty shot — awarded when Dan Gargan took down Bobby Convey.
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At Real Salt Lake 1, Rapids 1
Nat Borchers scored on a header in stoppage time to salvage a draw for Real Salt Lake against Colorado, extending the hosts’ regular-season MLS home unbeaten streak to 24 matches.
Defending league champion Real Salt Lake has not lost at Rio Tinto Stadium since May 2009.
Conor Casey scored on a header for the Rapids, who are eighth in the league in points with 38.
Casey’s goal in the 36th minute snapped Real Salt Lake’s franchise-record shutout streak at 568 minutes.
At Union 3,
Chivas USA 0
Alejandro Moreno and Fred each scored first-half goals, and Philadelphia went on to defeat Chivas USA.
Former Sounders player Sebastien Le Toux scored his Union-leading 12th goal in the 69th minute.
At Revolution 2, Crew 2
Columbus, the Eastern Conference leader, scored two second-half goals to earn a draw against New England.
at D.C. United 1
Geoff Cameron headed in Brad Davis’ free kick in the 70th minute to snap a tie and help Houston to a comeback victory over D.C. United.
FC Dallas 3,
at Wizards 1
FC Dallas extended its unbeaten streak to 17 matches by defeating Kansas City.