The San Jose Earthquakes fired manager Dominic Kinnear on Sunday, replacing him with technical director Chris Leitch.
The move comes less than 24 hours after the Quakes defeated Real Salt Lake 2-1 to move into fifth place in the Western Conference. The team also fired assistant coach John Spencer, replacing him with the team's director of methodology Alex Covelo.
"First and foremost, we would like to thank Dominic for his hard work, professionalism and contributions to this club over the years,"...
Jack Harrison and Ben Sweat scored to help New York City FC beat the New York Red Bulls 2-0 in the Hudson River Derby on Saturday.
The win was only NYCFC's second over its local rivals and first at Red Bull Arena in the club's three seasons.
Harrison scored his seventh goal of the season to give NYCFC the lead in the 34th minute. Rodney Wallace held the ball on the edge of the box before passing to the overlapping Sweat, who fed the former No. 1 pick to put a shot in under the bar.