Lalas Abubakar scored in stoppage time to help the Colorado Rapids tie the Houston Dynamo 1-1 on Wednesday night.
Sam Vines lobbed an entry from nearly 40 yards out to Abubakar, who had slipped behind the defence , for a sliding finish from near the corner of the 6-yard box in the sixth minute of stoppage time. It was the first MLS assist for Vines, a 21-year-old homegrown defender.
Colorado (2-3-4) is unbeaten in its last three games but is winless since back-to-back victories to open the regular season.
Christian Ramirez tapped in a left-footer to open the scoring less than 20 seconds into the second half. Memo Rodríguez played a high entry from outside the area to the far post where Ramirez scored from point-blank range.
Houston (3-2-5) is unbeaten in its last six games dating to a 2-1 loss at Portland on July 18.
REAL SALT LAKE 3, LOS ANGELES FC 0
SANDY, Utah (AP) — Damir Kreilach scored, Andrew Putna had a career-high eight saves and Real Salt Lake beat Los Angeles FC.
Kreilach’s header in the ninth minute gave RSL a 1-0 lead. Mikael Chang lofted an entry to Kreilach between the penalty spot and the top of the 6-yard box for the finish that slipped under the crossbar and just over the fingertips of leaping goalkeeper Pablo Sisniega.
Justin Meram and Albert Rusnák also scored for Salt Lake (3-2-5).
Los Angeles (3-4-3) has lost back-to-back games and four of its last five.
MINNESOTA UNITED 3, FC DALLAS 1
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Kevin Molino scored twice, Mason Toye added his first goal of the season and Minnesota United beat FC Dallas.
Minnesota (5-3-2) has won back-to-back games after a three-game losing streak.
Ricardo Pepi scored for Dallas (2-2-4).
TORONTO FC 2, IMPACT 1
MONTREAL (AP) — Jozy Altidore scored in the 89th minute and Toronto FC beat Montreal to snap a two-game losing streak.
Pablo Piatti, also scored for Toronto (6-2-3). The Reds also finished the round-robin portion of the Canadian Championship with a 4-2-0 mark.
Victor Wanyama scored his first MLS goal for the Impact (4-4-1).
INTER MIAMI 2, ATLANTA UNITED 1
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Lewis Morgan scored twice in the first half to help Inter Miami beat Atlanta United.
Morgan opened the scoring for Miami (2-6-2 ) in the 28th, Eric Remedi countered for Atlanta (3-5-2) in the 33rd, and Morgan connected again in the 38th.
The Associated Press