|Major League Soccer|
|Home|||||Scoreboard|||||Match Schedule|||||Standings|||||Clubs|||||Transfers|||||Player Leaders|
Red Bulls stay close in Shield race, beat Quakes 3-1
European Football Headlines
- Shad Khan drops bid to buy Wembley Stadium amid opposition
- Sargent scores, US gives up late goal in 1-1 tie with Peru
- A-League: Question marks over Usain Bolt, attendance decline
- Germany's struggles continue with loss to France
- Madagascar reaches first African Cup, Egypt also qualifies
- US-Italy soccer exhibition to be played in Genk, Belgium
- Germany loses again in 2-1 defeat to World Cup winner France
- US and North American rival Canada meet in qualifying final
- Miranda scores to give Brazil 1-0 win over Argentina
- FA looks into claims about Shad Khan team amid Wembley sale
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Bradley Wright-Phillips became the first MLS player to score at least 20 goals in three seasons and the New York Red Bulls stayed a point back in the Supporters' Shield race with a 3-1 victory over the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday night.
Chris Wondolowski scored for the Quakes in the 83rd minute to increase his career total to 144 - one behind Landon Donovan for the goals record. Wondolowski also made it nine straight seasons with at least 10 goals.
Atlanta United held its lead in the league standings with a win earlier Saturday, but the Red Bulls (20-7-5) stayed firmly in the Shield race. Each team has two games to go.
Alex Muyl opened the scoring with a putback in the 29th minute and Wright-Phillips doubled the lead with a header three minutes later.
Aaron Long headed home Tim Parker's back heel flick in the 50th minute and the Red Bulls held on for their third win in a row.
The Earthquakes (4-20-8) lost their six straight.
Updated October 7, 2018