MLS Roundup: FC Dallas tops Atlanta United

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Tesho Akindele scored two late goals, and FC Dallas beat Atlanta United 3-2 on Wednesday night to remain undefeated in 10 home matches this season.

Atlanta (11-4-4), unbeaten in its previous six matches, took the lead on a pair of goals by Josef Martinez.

Minnesota United 4, Toronto FC 3

MINNEAPOLIS — Darwin Quintero scored three times for the first hat trick in Minnesota United FC history.

Minnesota United (6-1-10) snapped a three-game losing streak that included a 1-0 loss to FC Dallas on Friday at TCF Bank Stadium.

Sounders 2, Rapids 1

COMMERCE CITY, Colo. — Will Bruin scored twice and Stefan Frei made a spectacular save to help the Sounders to their second win in their last eight games.

It was Seattle’s second straight win over Colorado on the Fourth of July. The Sounders are 7-3-1 all-time at Colorado (4-10-3).

Real Salt Lake 4, Sporting Kansas City 2

SANDY, Utah — Sebastian Saucedo scored from the top of the box at the end of the first half and Real Salt Lake knocked Sporting Kansas City out of a share of first place in the Western Conference.

Sporting KC (9-4-5) has lost two straight and trails FC Dallas by three points in the West.

DC United 2, Galaxy 2

CARSON, Calif. — Darren Mattocks weaved through three defenders and scored over David Bingham to help DC United earn a draw.

The Galaxy could have climbed above the playoff line in the Western Conference with a win.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored five minutes into the game to give the Galaxy the lead, one-touching a cross from Dave Romney.

Chris Pontius made it 2-0 with a goal in the 25th minute on a shot from atop the box that found the far corner.

Luciano Acosta found Zoltan Stieber a minute later to cut the deficit, and then Mattocks got his eighth goal of the season, setting a new season high.

Both teams managed 13 shots. The Galaxy had four shots on target; DC United managed three.

By Paul Wager

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