Diaz, Zardes score in Columbus’ 2-1 win over Toronto FC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Luis Diaz and Gyasi Zardes scored in the first half and Columbus held off Toronto FC for a 2-1 win on Saturday.

Diaz opened the scoring in the 12th minute and Zardes gave Columbus (3-2-2) a 2-0 lead nine minutes later just after he’d had a goal waved off for offside

Ayo Akinola scored for Toronto (1-4-2) in the 52nd.

NASHVILLE 2, ATLANTA UNITED 2, TIE

ATLANTA (AP) — Hany Mukhtar scored two late goals to help Nashville tie Atlanta.

Mukhtar cut the in the 80th minute and tied it in the 83rd. Nashville is 2-0-5, joining Seattle as the only remaining unbeaten teams.

Marcelino Moreno and Erik López scored for Atlanta (2-1-4).

REVOLUTION 1, FC CINCINNATI 0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Adam Buksa scored on a header in the 70th minute and New England beat FC Cincinnati to remain atop the Eastern Conference standings.

The Revolution (5-1-2) extended their unbeaten streak to four games.

Cincinnati is 1-4-1.

NEW YORK CITY FC 2, LOS ANGLES FC 1

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ismael Tajouri-Shradi broke a tie in the 90th minute and 10-man New York City FC rallied to beat Los Angeles FC on Saturday.

Jesús Medina scored in the 70th minute to tie it for NYCFC (3-2-2). Tajouri-Shradi added the winner three minutes after Nicolas Acevedo was second with a red card.

Corey Baird scored for LAFC (2-3-2).

RED BULLS 2, ORLANDO CITY 1

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Caden Clark and Cristian Cásseres Jr. scored and New York handed Orlando City its first loss of the season on Saturday.

The Red Bulls improved to 3-4-0.

Silvester van der Water for Orlando City (3-1-3).

SPORTING KANSAS CITY 3, DYNAMO 2

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Gianluca Busio had a goal and an assist, Alan Pulido also scored and Sporting Kansas City beat Houston Dynamo.

Pulido converted from the penalty spot in the 61st minute to make it 2-1 and Kansas City (5-2-1) led the rest of the way. Gadi Kinda also scoredc.

Matías Vera and Maximiliano Urruti scored Houston.

D.C. UNITED 3, INTER MIAMI 0

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Ola Kamara scored twice and Bill Hamid had three saves to help D.C. United beat Inter Miami.

Paul Arriola added a goal and an assist for D.C. United (3-5-0).

Miami dropped to 2-4-2.

EARTHQUAKES 1, GALAXY 0

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Jose’s Tanner Beason had an own goal in the 70th to hand the victory to Los Angeles.

Samuel Grandsir was working down the right side, shed a defender and appeared to center in front of the goal mouth that ricocheted off Beason’s left foot and into the net.

The Galaxy are 5-2-0, and San Jose 3-5-0.

MINNESOTA UNITED 1, REAL SALT LAKE 1, TIE

SANDY, Utah (AP) — Niko Hansen scored his first goal of the season to help Minnesota United tie Real Salt Lake.

Hansen, a 26-year-old midfielder who made his first appearance for Minnesota (2-4-1) when he came on in the 65th minute, scored in the 78th minute.

Damir Kreilach scored for Real Salt Lake (2-1-3).

MONTREAL 1, FIRE 0

CHICAGO (AP) — Mason Toye scored on a header in the 87th minute to lift Montreal past Chicago.

Montreal improved to 3-3-2, and Chicago dropped to 1-5-1.

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