Argentina’s Lionel Messi (C) is challenged Costa Rica’s Luis Valle (L) and Jose Salvatierra in the first round of the Copa America soccer tournament in Cordoba, July 11, 2011. REUTERS/Andres Stapff (ARGENTINA – Tags: SPORT SOCCER)
A trio of second half goals saw FC Dallas come from behind to topple the rival Houston Dynamo.
Roland Alberg is embracing the super sub role he is currently filling for the Philadelphia Union.
Ignacio Piatti scored a late winner to lead the 10-man Montreal Impact to a statement win over Toronto FC.
Both Wil Trapp and David Bingham exited with injuries, but Ethan Finlay and Justin Meram combined to lead the Columbus Crew to a win over the San Jose Earthquakes.
Second half goals from Roland Alberg and Tranquillo Barnetta led the Philadelphia Union to a win over nine-man Sporting KC.
Patrick Mullins was of several standouts on Saturday night as D.C. United thumped the Chicago Fire at RFK Stadium.
Toronto FC takes on Montreal while the Houston Dynamo face FC Dallas on a busy Saturday night in MLS.