David Villa scored his 50th and 51st career MLS goals to help New York City FC rally to beat the Seattle Sounders 2-1 at a rain-soaked Yankee Stadium on Saturday.
Christian Roldan gave the Sounders the lead with a fine finish in the 40th minute, just as the rainfall began to make play difficult.
Passes along the ground soon became impossible as the ball stopped in puddles, but Villa still managed to take control and hit the crossbar in first-half stoppage time.
The former Spain striker then equalized...
Sporting Kansas City midfielder Benny Feilhaber has escaped a suspension for simulation in the club's 1-1 draw against the Montreal Impact last week, but not a fine, MLS has announced.
In the 83rd minute and with the score tied 1-1, the 32-year-old playmaker went down easily in the box after a challenge from Andres Romero. And while no foul or card was given for the act, the MLS disciplinary committee has seen fit to fine the U.S. international an undisclosed amount.
Romero on Friday was also...