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MLS Newsstand - October 8, 2012

on Tue, 10/09/2012 - 14:55
(This sampling of coverage is a service provided to members of the media by MLS Communications)
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·       Seattle Sounders FC top Portland Timbers 3-0 in front of the second largest crowd in MLS history (SportsCenter)
·       Portland Timbers fall, 3-0 to Seattle Sounders FC (KGW-NBC, Portland)
·       Eddie Gaven's header in the 91st minute gives Columbus Crew a 1-1 tie vs. Sporting Kansas City (WCMH-NBC, Columbus)
·       Kirk Urso honored at Crew Stadium (WBNS-CBS, Ohio)
·       Sherjill MacDonald nets a brace as Chicago Fire down New York Red Bulls, 2-0 (WICD-ABC, Champaign)
·       Fabián Espíndola tallies two goals in three minutes to give Real Salt Lake a 2-1 victory over LA Galaxy (KTSU-Fox, Salt Lake City)
·       Chris Wondolowski notches a hat-trick and an assist as San Jose Earthquakes down Colorado Rapids, 4-1 (KTVD-MNT, Denver)
·       Jack McInerney heads home his third goal in three games, Philadelphia Union top New England Revolution, 1-0 (WPVI-ABC, Philadelphia)
·       Montreal Impact’s Sanna Nyassi scores in the 66th minute to tie Houston Dynamos, 1-1 (SCR-SCORE, Toronto)
·       Chivas USA holds FC Dallas to a 1-1 draw (CHAN-CHAN, Vancouver)
·       Miscue leads to Toronto FC losing at home, 1-0 to D.C. United (RSE-RSE, New York)
·       Orange County, Florida Mayor, Teresa Jacobs, tours PPL Park in Philadelphia with Orlando City Soccer Club President, Phil Rawlins (WFTV-ABC, Orlando)
MLS Newsstand – October 8, 2012
2. Fire clinches MLS playoff berth (The Chicago Tribune)
5. A stop and chat with Don Garber (
Seattle Sounders FC 3, Portland Timbers 0
Columbus Crew 1, Sporting Kansas City 1
12. Crew 1, Kansas City 1: Holding on to hope (The Columbus Dispatch)
13. Crew stays in playoff hunt, but needs help (The Columbus Dispatch)
Chivas USA 1, FC Dallas 1

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