MONTREAL — Lassi Lappalainen scored a 97th-minute equalizer as CF Montreal played to a 1-1 draw against the Houston Dynamo on Wednesday night and earned a crucial point in the Major League Soccer playoff race. Artur scored the lone goal for Houston (12-11-9). Montreal (11-16-5) is now winless in its last seven games. Montreal went on the attack early with Romell Quioto finding two excellent chances inside the first five minutes. However, Artur struck first for Houston against the run of play in
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Diego Rossi had a first-half goal and added an assist on defender Malte Amundsen's winner late in the second half as the Columbus Crew rallied to beat New England 2-1 on Wednesday night, ending the Revolution's 15-match unbeaten streak at home to begin the season. New England (14-7-10) was trying to become the seventh team in league history to remain unbeaten through the first 16 home matches of the season. The previous six teams all finished the season unbeaten at home.
MONTREAL (AP) — Lassi Lappalainen scored in second-half stoppage time to help CF Montreal tie the Houston Dynamo 1-1 on Wednesday night. Montreal (11-16-5) is winless in its last seven matches, with three draws. Montreal had won its last seven home matches against Houston, the last six by shutouts. Houston (12-11-9) has yielded just 36 goals in 32 matches. Lappalainen settled a deflected corner kick at the edge of the 18-yard box and sent a shot from distance into the back of the net. Artur open