MLS results August 20, 2023: The Red Bulls lend a helping hand to CFM

Both in search of the playoffs in the East, the New York Red Bulls dealt a crushing blow to D.C. United with a 1-0 win Sunday night in New Jersey.

The fans gathered at the Red Bull Arena had to wait until the 88thH minutes before seeing the locals score for the score. John Tolkien, a 21-year-old fullback, looped the wall with a curling left volley from a free kick to beat goalkeeper Tyler Miller at the short side. It’s the first goal of the season for the Chatham, New Jersey native.

This son of DC United, who came to the group of CF Montréal in the Coupe des Ligues, did not have his free parcours in the final match of the Philadelphi Union in 17 days, but he was in Knowledge. The Washington team missed one of their four shots, in addition to having only 42% possession in the game.

This result, along with CF Montreal’s victory, knocks Wayne Rooney’s men out of the playoff picture in favor of the Montreal team.

Thus, Montreal (10-2-12) ranks eighth with 32 points, ahead of Chicago Fire (8-8-8), which also has 32 points, and DC United (8-6-11), which has 30 points. Bulls (7-8-9) to 29 points.

The Crew gets the best team in MLS

Wilfred Nancy’s men made short work of Cincinnati FC with a 3-0 win at Field.

The Columbus Crew now ranks fourth in the East with a record of 11-6-7 and 39 points.

Local residents quickly opened the brand. A quarter of an hour later, Aidan Morris scored his fourth goal of the season with a stunning shot from outside the penalty area. Then Cucho Hernandez gave his team a two-goal lead from a penalty kick in the 23rd minute.

20-year-old Canadian Jacqueline Russell Rowe completed the scoring in second-half stoppage time.

Cincinnati FC, with a 15-6-3 record, sits atop MLS with 51 points, eight more than its closest pursuer in the East. The Crew limited their Ohio opponents with 42 percent possession and four shots on goal.

The guys in blue and orange will have to quickly dry their tears from then on Sensei He has a date with Inter Miami on Wednesday in the semi-finals of the US Cup. Columbus will host the Toronto FC this coming Saturday.

Elsewhere in MLS:

New York City FC 0 – Minnesota 2

New York City: NYCFC attempted 19 shots, including 5 that were on goal, but were unsuccessful.
MIN: Jan Grigos (53) and Minder Garcia (95) looked the charge for the visitors.

Chicago 1 – Orlando 3

Chi: The hosts went 1-0 up in the 47th minute thanks to Mauricio Pineda’s first goal of the season.
URL: The men in purple scored three goals between 50 and 68 to snatch three crucial points from the shot.

Houston 5 – Portland 0

new: It was 3-0 after just 14 minutes, five different players scored, including Amine Bassi’s ninth feat of the season.
by : The tough season continues for the Timbers, now within five points of last place in the playoffs in the West.

St. Louis 6 – Austin 3

Special Tribunal for Lebanon: Nicolas Giacchini hit the 10-goal mark with his first career brace. Samuel Adeniran also scored two goals. Edward Lewin finished the game with three assists.
out of place: The visitors still scored three goals in the last 30 minutes, including Sebastien Driussi’s seventh of the season.

Seattle 0 – Atlanta 2

sea ​​: The Sounders haven’t tasted a win since July 7, a five-game series.
ATL: Giorgos Giakoumakis scored both goals. His tally of 12 goals is good for second place in MLS.

Vancouver 0 – San Jose 1

transportation car : Canadian fullback Sam Adekogbe entered the second half to play his first minutes for the Whitecaps.
SJ: Cristian Espinosa scored his 12th goal of the season shortly before retiring to the dressing room.