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August 24, 2014, 12:41 am

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) Thierry Henry and Bradley Wright-Phillips each scored two second-half goals to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 4-2 win over the Montreal Impact on Saturday.

Wright-Phillips has a MLS-leading 20 goals on the season - breaking Juan Pablo Angel's club record of 19.

Henry's diving header evened the match at 1-1 in the 53rd minute for New York (7-7-10). He added his second in the 67th minute when he bent a ball around Montreal goalkeeper Evan Bush.

Henry's through ball in the 74th minute set up Bradley Wright-Phillips' first goal. Wright-Phillips capped the scoring with an angled shot in the 91st minute.

Dilly Duka made a long run in the 37th minute for Montreal (4-15-5) and squeezed a shot between New York goalkeeper Luis Robles and the near post. Andres Romero curled in a goal from the 18-yard line in the 79th minute.

REVOLUTION 1, CHIVAS USA 0

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Lee Nguyen scored and New England goalkeeper Bobby Shuttleworth got his sixth shutout of the season to help the Revolution beat Chivas USA.

Nguyen's shot from long range in the 56th minute was his team-leading ninth goal of the season. He settled a deflected ball that fell to his feet at the top of the box and sent a shot off the hand of Chivas USA goalkeeper Dan Kennedy.

Shuttleworth made several saves for New England (9-12-3) to keep Chivas USA (6-12-6) scoreless for a fifth consecutive match. Felix Borja's turnaround shot in the 18th minute forced a diving save. Borja also had an open look blocked in the 64th minute. Erick Torres' header to the lower left corner was knocked away at the last moment in the 72nd minute.

CREW 3, DYNAMO 0

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Justin Meram had a goal and an assist to lead Columbus over Houston.

Meram opened the scoring for the Crew (8-8-9) off a defensive miscue in the 35th minute.

David Horst misplayed a pass in the Dynamo (7-13-4) backfield, allowing Meram to intercept the ball near the top of the box. Horst tried to recover, but Meram evaded and punched the ball into the top of the net.

Adam Bedell made it 2-0 with a header in the 59th minute.

UNITED 3, SPORTING KC 0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - D.C. United shocked Sporting Kansas City with three first-half goals in an eight-minute span for a victory in a matchup of the top teams in the MLS Eastern Conference.

Fabian Espindola scored in the 24th minute, Chris Rolfe in the 28th and Perry Kitchen in the 31st to move United (13-7-4) one point ahead of Sporting KC (12-7-6) into the conference top spot. Luis Silva assisted on the first two goals with Rolfe assisting the third.

GALAXY 2, WHITECAPS 0

CARSON, Calif. (AP) - Landon Donovan and Marcelo Sarvas scored to give Los Angeles a victory over Vancouver.

Los Angeles (11-5-7) held Vancouver (7-5-12) scoreless in two of its three matchups this season.

Donovan started the scoring in the fourth minute. Robbie Keane's wide attempt fell to the far post and Donovan redirected it home. Los Angeles had conceded the first goal in its past four matches.

Keane's second assist came in the 32nd minute. He whiffed on a shot, but his plant foot pushed the ball forward and Marcelo Sarvas rolled it under Vancouver goalkeeper David Ousted. Keane is tied with New York's Thierry Henry for the MLS lead with 11 assists.

TORONTO FC 2, FIRE 2

TORONTO (AP) - Toronto FC settled for a 2-2 draw with Chicago. Gilberto gave Toronto a 2-1 lead in the 78th minute, but the home side was unable to hold on as Quincy Amarikwa tied it at 2-2 in the 90th minute.

A Fire own goal in the first half accounted for Toronto's other goal while former TFC forward Robert Earnshaw had the lone goal for Chicago (4-6-14).

TFC (9-8-6) forward Luke Moore sprung Gilberto, who stepped around Chicago goalkeeper Sean Johnson before scoring his fourth goal of the season.

However, Amarikwa put a cross from Lovel Palmer past a diving Joe Bendik in the final minute to earn the draw.

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