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MLS roundup: Acosta completes hat trick in 96th, DC tops Orlando City

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WASHINGTON - Luciano Acosta completed a hat trick in the 96th minute to give D.C. United a 3-2 victory over 10-man Orlando City on Sunday night. Wayne Rooney set up the winner by chasing down and tackling Orlando's Will Johnson, who was crossing midfield and racing toward an empty net after D.C. brought its goalkeeper up for a corner. Rooney then turned the other way and sent a long ball to Acosta, who headed it home to put United (5-9-6) in front.
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Sounders edge FC Dallas 2-1 for 5th straight victory

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SEATTLE - The Sounders' season looked all but over on the morning of July 4. Seattle was way out of the playoff hunt and struggling for wins.
It hasn't lost since.
Nicolas Lodeiro's free-kick goal in the 63rd minute was the winner as the Sounders defeated FC Dallas 2-1 on Sunday night for their franchise-tying fifth straight victory.
Seattle (9-9-5) is unbeaten in eight matches to improve from last to seventh place in the Western Conference.
“That group of guys in there are all good pros,” Sounders coach Brian Schmetzer said. “They're all proud guys. They were tired of being on the bottom...
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West wins All-American Classic at Petco Park

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The West squad defeated the East, 4-2, for its third straight victory in the 16th annual Perfect Game All-American Classic at Petco Park on Sunday night. The annual showcase, which features 50 of the top-ranked high school seniors in the nation, returned to Petco Park for the 10th straight year.
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Sounders edge FC Dallas 2-1 for 5th straight victory

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SEATTLE - Nicolas Lodeiro's free-kick goal in the 63rd minute was the winner as the Seattle Sounders defeated FC Dallas 2-1 on Sunday night for their franchise-tying fifth straight victory.
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