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MLS Weekend Rewind: Week 9

Photo by Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports
Photo by Adam Hunger/USA Today Sports

While the 2015 Supporters’ Shield winners looked like their former selves in Week 9, many other teams earned impressive road ties. Here’s a look at all 10 match stories and follow-up features from over the weekend on SBI:

The New York Red Bulls pulled off a creative and lethal free kick to score the game’s first goal en route to defeating FC Dallas, 4-0, on Friday. (REPORT)

When FC Dallas has lost this season, it has done so in the worst of ways — blowouts. (REPORT)

San Jose Earthquakes substitutes, like Shea Salinas, helped spur the club on in order to score a goal despite being a man down against the Philadelphia Union. (REPORT)

Despite scoring two goals against New York City FC on Saturday, the Vancouver Whitecaps continued to show the same signs of poor finishing this MLS season. (REPORT)

NYCFC’s first home win in seven months came as a big relief for the players and head coach Patrick Vieira. (REPORT)

The Chicago Fire are still learning how to close out games, as they were kept away from yet another potential win this campaign by conceding to D.C. United. (REPORT)

After scoring his third goal — a game-winner — in three games on Saturday, Jordan Morris admitted he feels the pressure is off his shoulders. (REPORT)

Match Stories

The Red Bulls dominated FC Dallas, 4-0, at Red Bull Arena, thanks to goals from Lloyd Sam, Sacha Kljestan, Mike Grella, and Felipe. (REPORT)

NYCFC snapped its home winless streak by defeating the Whitecaps, 3-2, at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. (REPORT)

Simon Dawkins scored late to see the Earthquakes tie the Union, 1-1, at Talen Energy Stadium on Saturday. (REPORT)

Morris scored in his third game running to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over the Columbus Crew on Saturday. (REPORT)

The Colorado Rapids remained resilient and scored twice at Stade Saputo to cancel out the Montreal Impact‘s two golazos in a 2-2 tie on Saturday. (REPORT)

Fire rookie Jonathan Campbell scored his first professional goal to help his side tie D.C. United, 1-1, on Saturday. (REPORT)

Carlos Rivas scored his first MLS goal in the 90th minute to help Orlando City SC earn a point against the New England Revolution in a 2-2 tie at Gillette Stadium. (REPORT)

Led by incredible performances from goalkeeper Nick Rimando and Homegrown Jordan Allen, Real Salt Lake produced a 2-1 comeback victory over the Houston Dynamo at Rio Tinto Stadium on Saturday. (REPORT)

Portland Timbers goalkeeper Jake Gleeson stood on his head to preserve a 2-1 win against Toronto FC on Sunday. (REPORT)

Sporting Kansas City had to settle for a 1-1 tie against the LA Galaxy at Children’s Mercy Park on Sunday, even though the visitors had to play with 10 men after Ashley Cole was sent off after receiving a second yellow. (REPORT)

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