Soccer roundup: Red Bulls storm into first in East

Lloyd Sam had a goal and an assist after coming in as a second-half substitute, and the New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City, 3-2, Saturday in Kansas City, Kan., to take over first place in the Eastern Conference.

Sam, who entered in the 60th minute with the score tied at 1, assisted on Fabian Espindola’s go-ahead goal in the 63d minute and then made it 3-1 in the 69th with a counterattack goal.

United 3, Impact 1 — Conor Doyle and Jared Jeffrey each scored their first professional goals to lead D.C. past Montreal in Washigton.


Sounders 3, FC Dallas 0 — On a night when new designated player Clint Dempsey was introduced to Sounders fans, Obafemi Martins and Eddie Johnson scored early goals to spark host Seattle past Dallas.

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Rapids 2, Real Salt Lake 2 — Jaime Castrillion’s goal in the 70th minute pulled host Colorado even and extended the team’s unbeaten streak to seven games.

Earthquakes 2, Chivas USA 0 — Chris Wondolowski scored twice for host San Jose.

Fire 2, Union 1 — Mike Magee scored his league-leading 14th goal in the 75th minute to lift Chicago over host Philadelphia.

Dynamo 3, Crew 1 — Brad Davis, Will Bruin, and Cam Weaver scored and host Houston (9-6-6) extended its unbeaten streak to four games.


Whitecaps 1, Timbers 1 — Jordan Harvey’s goal in the 69th minute pulled Vancouver into a tie with host Portland.


Breakers 2, Flash 2 — Kyah Simon (17th minute) and Lianne Sanderson (65th) gave Boston a 2-0 lead but New York scored two goals in the final 15 minutes to draw even in Somerville.

International Champions Cup

Real Madrid 2, Everton 1 — Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 17th minute and set up another goal, leading Madrid to the final of the tournament in the first soccer game played at Dodger Stadium. The inaugural event matches seven European teams and the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Galaxy 3, Juventus 1 — Landon Donovan scored the tiebreaking goal in the 60th minute and Los Angeles pulled a surprise in the other semifinal.