• The Canadian Press

    Brenner and Cincinnati visit the Seattle Sounders

    FC Cincinnati (10-8-12, fifth in the Eastern Conference) vs. Seattle Sounders FC (12-15-3, ninth in the Western Conference)Seattle; Tuesday, 10 p.m. EDTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Seattle +107, FC Cincinnati +220, Draw +272; over/under is 2.5 goalsBOTTOM LINE: Brenner leads Cincinnati into a matchup with the Seattle Sounders after scoring two goals against Real Salt Lake.The Sounders are 9-5-1 at home. The Sounders are ninth in the Western Conference with 43 goals led by Nicolas Lodeiro with five.C

  • The Canadian Press

    Mbongue goal lifts TFC II past the Philadelphia Union II in MLS Next Pro playoffs

    TORONTO — Hugo Mbongue's sixth-minute goal helped Toronto FC II to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Union II on Saturday, moving the TFC reserve side into the Eastern Conference final of the MLS Next Pro league. Mbongue, the younger brother of former Toronto FC midfielder Ralph Priso, deflected in a low Jordan Perruzza cross that a Philadelphia defender shied away from for fear of knocking the ball into his own goal at BMO Field. He left it and Mbongue did just that. "We knew that against Philly

  • The Canadian Press

    Toronto FC II set for first playoff outing after winning regular-season finale

    TORONTO — While Toronto FC is out of playoff contention with two games remaining in the MLS season, TFC II is embarking on its first-ever foray into the post-season. The young Reds host the Philadelphia Union II at BMO Field on Saturday in the MLS Next Pro Eastern Conference semifinal. "We're happy where we're at," said head coach Gianni Cimini. "We believe we're a team that can go all the way." TFC II (12-9-3) finished atop the Northeast Division and in second place in the Eastern Conference, o

  • The Canadian Press

    Brugman and the LA Galaxy visit the San Jose Earthquakes

    LA Galaxy (11-11-7, eighth in the Western Conference) vs. San Jose Earthquakes (7-13-9, 14th in the Western Conference)San Jose, California; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Los Angeles +116, San Jose +184, Draw +293; over/under is 3.5 goalsBOTTOM LINE: Gaston Brugman leads the LA Galaxy into a matchup with the San Jose Earthquakes after scoring two goals against the Colorado Rapids.The Earthquakes are 6-9-8 against Western Conference opponents. The Earthquakes rank sixth in the lea