Juan Pablo Angel had a goal and an assist, and the New York Red Bulls beat D.C. United, 2-0, in Washington to improve to 5-1-0 – the best start in franchise history.
Salou Ibrahim also scored for the Red Bulls, who won at RFK Stadium for the first time since 2005. United (0-5-0) is off to its worst start.
Ibrahim beat defender Juan Manuel Pena to Dane Richards’ low cross to score in the 51st minute, side-footing a second effort past goalkeeper Troy Perkins. Nine minutes later, Angel reached Joel Lindpere’s free kick, and nodded it inside the left post.
At Dynamo 3, Wizards 0: Luis Angel Landin had a goal and an assist, Samuel Appiah scored in his MLS debut, and Houston beat Kansas City (2-2-1).
Landin scored in the first half and assisted on Brian Mullan’s goal to help the Dynamo (3-2-1) improve to 3-1 at home. Houston goalie Pat Onstad made two saves en route to his second shutout of the season.
Chivas USA 1, at Fire 1: Maicon Santos scored on a header off a corner kick in the 76th minute to help Chivas USA (2-3-1) tie Chicago. The Fire (2-2-2) got its goal from Baggio Husidic in the 53rd minute.
F.C. Dallas 1, at Revolution 1: Atiba Harris headed in a free kick from Dax McCarty in the 66th minute as F.C. Dallas (0-1-4) tied New England (2-3-1).
Rookie striker Zack Schilawski scored his fourth goal of the season in the 41st minute to open the scoring for the Revolution.
At Real Salt Lake 2, Toronto FC 1: Jamison Olave and Andy Williams scored in the first half as RSL held off Toronto.
Olave scored in the 14th minute, and Williams gave Salt Lake (2-3-1) a 2-0 lead in the 42nd minute. Dwayne DeRosario scored for Toronto (2-4-0.
At Earthquakes 1, Rapids 0: Chris Wondolowski scored for the third time in three games, leading San Jose (3-2-0) past Colorado (3-2-1).
Wondolowski powered a left-footer past Matt Pickens in the 33rd minute, driving the ball from just inside the penalty box off the crossbar and into the net.
At Galaxy 3, Union 1: Edson Buddle had two goals and an assist to lead Los Angeles to the victory over Philadelphia.
Buddle, MLS’s leading scorer, has nine goals in six games for the Galaxy (5-0-1), off to its best start since 1998 when the club won their first nine games. Philadelphia (1-4) has yet to win on the road.